Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 37

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Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 37

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02561
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 37
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcl00184, top [image dimensions 20.0 cm x 24.6 cm]:

"This view into West Philadelphia across the Chestnut Street Bridge shows the river front to be dominated by storage yards for coal, lumber and ice, various light industries, and docks for barges and small watercraft. In the left foreground is the site upon which the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station was built by Frank Furness in 1888."--OPEP, p. 191.

The bridge with elevated streetcar tracks across Schuylkill River, Market Street Bridge further up river. Metal fence and street lamps on either side of tracks. Lumber and buildings or warehouses on east side of river and buildings and houses on the west side.


Bibliography:

Item pdcl00184: Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.



Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.950590
Geocode Longitude:-75.140066

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.10
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Breton, William L. - Artist
Kennedy & Lucas's Lithography - Lithographer