Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 84

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Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 84

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02609
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 84
Historic Street Address: 3rd & Walnut, Southeast corner
Historic Street Address: 4th Street & Willing's Alley
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc01039, bottom right [image dimensions 8.7 cm x 12.5 cm]:

Depicts the Reading Railroad Company's building on the Northeast corner of 4th & Willing's Alley. Shows a passing horse-drawn cart laden with boxed goods, and a coach and horses drawn up in front of the building, on Fourth Street. The building became known as the Willings, named after the Revolutionary War financier Thomas Willings who owned a mansion on the block. It was converted to luxury condominiums.

Published in Philadelphia and Its Environs, by J. B. Lippincott Co., 1872.


Notes:

Item pdcc01040, top right [image dimensions 8.4 cm x 11.3 cm]:

Depicts the building of the financial institution which stood on the Southeast corner of Third and Walnut Street. Shows a horsecar passing by and a horse-drawn carriage parked. The Delaware Mutual Safety Insurance Company was chartered in 1835 writing fire and marine insurance.

Building demolished: YES


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.946977
Geocode Longitude:-75.145323

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.10
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
J. B. Lippincott & Co. - Lithographer