Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 49Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Item pdcc001011, top [image dimensions 12.0 cm x 15.3 cm]:
Reproduction of a watercolor sketch by David J. Kennedy of a side-wheel paddle steamer with five flags. Text below the image reads: The Steamer "Trenton", was built at New York by Mr. Stiven in 1824, on April 4th 1825 she made her trial trip on the Hudson. For many years she ran on the Delaware carrying the New York passengers between Philada. Bordentown and Tucony. In 1865 she was transferred to the east end of the line, running from South Amboy to New York City. Shortly afterwards an accident befel her, she was thoroughly examined. condemned, dismantled & hauled to the Hoboken shore, where her timbers now rot in the mud. Captain Charles Hinkle, 41 years in active service. Sketched by D. J. Kennedy.
Original watercolor is owned by the Histroical Society of Pennsylvania.
Item pdcc00968, middle [image dimensions 8.0 cm x 11.0 cm]:
Postcard view showing steam trains entering and leaving the Broad Street Station train shed. Also shows City Hall tower, and other buildings in the distance.
Building demolished: YES ca. 1953
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.166395
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.10
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Kennedy, David Johnston, 1816 or 1817-1898 - Artist
Wilson Brothers and Co. - Architect