Castner Scrapbook v.6, Market Street, page 85

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.6, Market Street, page 85

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02253
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.6, Market Street, page 85
Historic Street Address: 40th & Market Streets
Historic Street Address: 717 Market Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00558, top [image dimensions 8.7 cm x 15.7 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of photograph showing Market Street, under snow, looking east from Fortieth Street. A team of horses are pulling a wagon up the street. In between the street railroad tracks a man stands in front of wheeled vehicle.


Item pdcc00559, bottom [image dimensions 12.4 cm x 10.4 cm]:

Depicts J. B. Lippincott & Co.'s publishing house, 715 - 717 Market Street, and adjacent buildings. Next door, at 719 - 721 is Joel J. Bailey & Co., importers and jobbers of dry goods. Well-dressed pedestrians stroll the sidewalk. A delivery wagon is parked at the curb and two carriages move in opposite directions. A man on horseback is shown in the foreground.The full caption reads: Market Street, from river to river, is the grand entrepot of inland and foreign commerce. Its magnificent width affords ample room and great facilities for the moving of heavy goods; railway tracks are laid down in it, running directly into numerous depots and warehouses direct to distant points.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.153033
Geocode Latitude:39.950680

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.6
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Humburger, R. C. - Photographer