Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 17

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 17

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02745
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 17
Historic Street Address: 22nd & Washington Avenue
Historic Street Address: 8th & Market Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc01247, top [image dimensions 11.2 cm x 15.2 cm]:

From King's Views of Philadelphia. Published by Moses King, New York. Copyright, 1900.

Halftone reproduction of a photograph of a popular shopping district. Pedestrians teem the sidewalks, while others cross the intersection at Eighth and Market Streets. At left is a partial view of Strawbridge & Clothier's drygoods store, and on the right is Lits department store.


Item pdcc01248, bottom left [image dimensions 10.8 cm x 9.6 cm]:

Shows four railroad lines on Washington Avenue where it intersects with 22nd Street. In the distance are the extensive premises of the Knickerbocker Ice Co. Also shows partial views of surrounding buildings. A wide variety of industry from coal yards to iron and steel works were situated along Washington Avenue during the early years of the 20th Century.


Item pdcc01249, bottom right [image dimensions 10.7 x 9.8 cm]

Shows four railroad lines on Washington Avenue with industrial buildings beyond. Signage identifies Hancock & Bro. First National Coal Depot and Central Iron Foundry. Two horse carts laden with coal stand outside the coal yard. In the first half of the 20th Century there were numerous coal yards, iron and steel works, and many other industries all along Washington Avenue.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.180092
Geocode Latitude:39.939180

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