Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 52

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 52

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02577
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 52
Historic Street Address: 304-306 Race Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc01022, left [image dimensions 9.5 cm x 10.3 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of the old coaching house building, located at 304-306 Race Street. Shows storefront of the Excelsior Paste Co. with barrels on display in the window. Signs on the wall advertise steam flour paste, paper bag mfg, trunk and satchel mfg, paper hangers, book binders, paper box mfg, shoe mfg.

Clipping from unidentified newspaper.

Building demolished: YES


Item pdcc01035, bottom right [image dimensions 5.8 cm x 8.8 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of a Brill trolley car which was exhibited at the Centennial Exposition in 1876. Founded in Philadelphia in 1868 by John George Brill, the J. G. Brill Company became the largest manufacturer of streetcars in the country. It ceased production in 1954.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.145326
Geocode Latitude:39.953796

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