Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 63

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Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 63

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Item No: pdcc01682
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 63
Additional Title: Baldwin Locomotive Works and one other.
Historic Street Address: 131-143 S. 4th Street
Historic Street Address: Broad & Spring Garden Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1, top: Aerial view showing the Baldwin locomotive works at Broad and Spring Garden Streets. The industrial complex was demolished in 1936 after the company moved south to Eddystone, Pa. in 1928. The white building, lower left, is home of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Clipped from The Bulletin newspaper. 20.3 x 14.1 cm.
Notes: Item 2, bottom: View of the Bullitt Building, 131-143 S. 4th Street. Caption reads the building was...regarded as Philadelphia's first "skyscraper" - which will shortly be torn down. The eight-story structure was built in the middle 1880s by John C. Bullitt, grandfather of William C. Bullitt, former Ambassador to France. Clipped from the Bulletin newspaper, dated September 24, 1941. 10.3 x 15.5 cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.962352
Geocode Longitude:-75.161375

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.15
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler