Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 78Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Item No: pdcc01697
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 78
Additional Title: U. S. Mint, 16th & Spring Garden Streets (interior), and three others.Historic Street Address: 16th & Spring Garden Streets
Historic Street Address: 30th & Market Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1, top: Conclusion of newspaper article from previous page about the history of coinage manufacture in Philadelphia. Photograph showing a worker in the inspection belt looking for defective coins. Clipping taken from the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin of April 10, 1941. 15.8 x 18.4 cm.
Notes: Item 2, center left: Newspaper scrap listing the mints in Philadelphia and elsewhere in the U.S. 5 x 5 cm.
Notes: Item 3, center right: Newspaper scrap answering a reader's inquiry as to the meaning of the initials "JS" on the Roosevelt dime. 4.9 x 5.2 cm.
Notes: Item 4, bottom: Panoramic view of the United States Post Office on the banks of the Schuylkill River. Built in 1935 as the city's Main Post Office, the six-story steel frame structure is clad in limestone in the Art Deco style. Architects Rankin & Kellog were responsible for the design. The facility closed in 2008, and the building was converted into office space. Also shows the Frank Furness-designed railroad bridge spanning the river in the foreground; 30th Street Railroad Station in the distance. Clipping from unknown publication. N.D. 20.5 x 8.3 cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.183277
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.15
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler