Pennsylvania Railroad Freight Office

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01008
Title: Pennsylvania Railroad Freight Office
Historic Street Address: 13th & Market Streets, Southwest corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Clipping from unidentified newspaper illustrating the Pennsylvania Railroad station and freight office at 13th & Market streets. In 1875 John Wanamaker bought the abandoned facility to create his Grand Depot, which would become the first American department store.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.161441
Geocode Latitude:39.952128

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.10
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler