Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 58Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Item No: pdcc01677
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 58
Additional Title: Frankford Arsenal and one other.Historic Street Address: 15th & Sansom Streets
Historic Street Address: Bridge & Tacony Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1, top: View looking through gate posts onto the grounds of Frankford Arsenal. The road, stretching away into the distance is lined with stacks of cannonballs on the left. Cannon are visible behind the line of trees on the right. Also shows a partial view of the guard house on the right and other buildings in the middle distance on the left. A uniformed guard stands at the entrance. Note the cannon atop the gate posts surmounted with gas lamps. In the foreground trolley tracks run along a cobblestoned street. 23.7 x 18.9 cm.
Notes: Item 2, bottom: Newspaper photograph showing buildings on Fifteenth Street and Sansom Streets to be demolished. The site became occupied by the Horace Trumbauer addition of the Union League clubhouse. Photograph accompanies a scrap (separated) on the history of the site. Clipped from the Public Ledger newspaper. 20.8 x 11.5 cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.068819
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.15
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler