Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 42

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Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 42

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02566
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 42
Historic Street Address: 13th & Market Streets, Southwest corner
Historic Street Address: 30th & Market Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc01008, bottom [image dimensions 13.7 cm x 22.5 cm]:

Clipping from unidentified newspaper illustrating the Pennsylvania Railroad station and freight office at 13th & Market streets. In 1875 John Wanamaker bought the abandoned facility to create his Grand Depot, which would become the first American department store.

Building demolished: YES ca. 1876


Notes:

Item pdcc01009, middle [image dimensions 8.9 cm x 14.0 cm]:

http://uchs.net/HistoricDistricts/30thstreet.html

Postcard showing an architectural drawing of the proposed Thirtieth Street Station. Designed in the classical revival style by the Chicago architectural firm Graham, Anderson, Probst and White, the station was opened in 1933 to replace the Broad Street station. Located on the Pennsylvania line between Washington and New York, the facility included an underground Suburban Station to handle the growing passenger traffic.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.954841
Geocode Longitude:-75.183261

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.10
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler