Castner Scrapbook v.6, Market Street, page 18

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.6, Market Street, page 18

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02195
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.6, Market Street, page 18
Historic Street Address: 38th & Market Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00456, top [image dimensions 9.2 cm x 11.7 cm]:

View of Market Street in West Philadelphia. Shows a streetcar climbing the gradient away from the city center. Also visible are horse-drawn covered wagons standing opposite a variety of stores and businesses. More streetcars and horse-drawn vehicles can be seen making their way in the distance.


Item pdcc00457, middle [image dimensions 12.7 cm x 17.1 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of photograph showing a busy Market Street looking east from Broad Street. John Wanamaker's Grand Depot is clearly identified on the right. Streetcars share the street with horse-drawn carriages and wagons.


Item pdcc00458, bottom left:

This view shows a group of commercial wagons parked opposite the Farmer's Market house, which stood on the site of what became the Reading Railroad Terminal Market.


Item pdcc00460, bottom right [image dimensions 4.4 cm x 8.4 cm]:

Depiction of High Street (today Market Street) showing a stage coach pulling away from the curb. Trees line the cobblestone street and people stroll the neighborhood of substantial brick houses. Engraving published in Travels in North America, From Modern Writers. By Rev. William Bingley. Published by Harvey & Danton, London. 1821.

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.6
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922
Bingley, William, 1774-1823