Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 32

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 32

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02556
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 32
Historic Street Address: 12th & Market Streets
Historic Street Address: 65th & Vine Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00949, bottom [image dimensions 8.6 cm x 16.3 cm]:

Copyprint of a photograph showing a horse-drawn streetcar at the Haddington Terminus, 65th & Vine Streets. Shows the driver and conductor standing on the front and rear platforms of the carriage, respectively. Signage on the side of the car identifies the owner as the West Philadelphia Passenger Railway Company. The railway was chartered in 1857, and ran from 41st Street and Haverford Avenue.


Item pdcc00950, top [image dimensions 17.2 cm x 24.0 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of a lithorgraph depicting The Reading Railroad Terminal when it first opened in 1893. The eight-story Headhouse was designed in the Italian Renaissance style by architect Francis H. Kimball. It was built to house the passenger station and company headquarters. The Trainshed was designed by Wilson Brothers Company, and was one of the largest structures of its kind in the world.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.249824
Geocode Latitude:39.967799

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.10
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Kimball, Francis H. (Francis Hatch), 1845-1919 - Architect