Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 36Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Item pdcc01304, bottom [image dimensions 9.5 cm x 16.7 cm]:
Halftone reproduction of a photograph showing an automobile passing a toll house. Snow coats the road and its verge in this winter scene.
Caption: A point familiar to many Philadelphians. The Overbrook "gate" on the Lancaster turnpike is here illustrated.
From an unidentified newspaper.
Building demolished: YES
Item pdcc01366, middle [image dimensions 11.3 cm x 10.6 cm]:
Halftone reproduction of a photograph showing North Broad Street, and City Hall, illuminated for the National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, in 1899.
Taken from an unidentified publication. Caption: One of the decorative features incidental to the National Encampment of the G. A. R. in 1899. At night it was electrically illuminated, as was also the City Hall, and made an effective perspective.
Item pdcc01367, top [image dimensions 9.8 cm x 16.0 cm]:
Reproduction of a drawing showing the warehouses and businesses lining Dock Street. Shows horse-drawn wagons and awnings of store fronts.
Clipped from an unidentified newspaper.
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.144506
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.12
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler