Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 8

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Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 8

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02736
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 8
Historic Street Address: 400 North Broad Street
Historic Street Address: Broad Street & Girard Avenue
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc01231, top [image dimensions 12.3 cm x 16.7 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of photograph showing a view on Broad Street, looking North from Girard Avenue. The mansion on the left is the residence of P. A. B. Widener, a wealthy Philadelphia businessman who made his fortune creating public transit systems in major U.S. cities, including Philadelphia. Shows a stationary horse-drawn omnibus in front of the mansion and other vehicles in the distance.


Notes:

Item pdcc01232, bottom [image dimensions 12.5 cm x 16.7 cm]:

http://explorepahistory.com/hmarker.php?markerId=1-A-3D6

Halftone reproduction of a photograph showing the Broad Street facade of the Baldwin Locomotive Works. In the distance, City Hall tower is shown still under construction.

Building demolished: YES


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.960164
Geocode Longitude:-75.162838

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.12
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Levytype Co. - Photographer