Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 11

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Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 11

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02535
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 11
Historic Street Address: 137 Dock Street
Historic Street Address: 41st Street & Haverford Avenue
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc00999, bottom left [image dimensions 4.8 cm x 12.0 cm]:

Depicts the Pennsylvania Railroad freight station at Dock Street at Delaware Avenue. Most of the railroad's freight business was relocated to the Washington Avenue depot in the 1880s.

Building demolished: YES


Notes:

Item pdcc01000, bottom right [image dimensions 8.0 cm x 7.7 cm]:

Shows a horse-drawn trolley in front of the depot in West Philadelphia. Incorporated in 1857, the West Philadelphia Passenger Railway Company was the second street railway to be chartered in Philadelphia. It ran from 3rd Street along Market to its depot at Haverford Avenue. In the 1890s electric trolleys were replacing horses on the tracks.

Source: http://www.archives.upenn.edu/histy/features/wphila/history/history2.html

Building demolished: YES


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.948258
Geocode Longitude:-75.206039

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.10
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Van Ingen & Snyder - Engraver
Snyder, Henry M. - Engraver
Van Ingen, William H., approximately 1831- - Engraver