Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 64

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 64

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02792
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 64
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc01343, top left [image dimensions 17.5 cm x 11.0 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of a photograph of the Sentinel Chestnut tree which stood near the northeast corner of the Lancaster Turnpike and Old Eagle School Road. The tree had a maximum circumference of 27 feet.


Item pdcl00160, bottom [image dimensions 10.3 cm x 16.0 cm]:

"By the turn of the century business had moved uptown and was clustering around City Hall, which is on the extreme right in this photo. Next to it in the background is Broad Street Station. In the center foreground is the Third National Bank and an office building."--OPEP, p. 165.

The street, with commercial buildings; men walking on sidewalks; horse and carriages on street. Railroad station in background and partial view of City Hall on right. Businesses include: "The Billposting Sign Co. Phila.," "Walnut above 8th, The [Gay?] Casino Theater, the best girl of them all, A country girl...100 people," "Rustic Lunch Room, oyster & chop house, The Philadelphia Bee," "Charles L. Jones Detective Agency," "Typewriter Inspection Co.," "Sharpless & Braddock," and "Third National Bank, boxes in safe-deposit vaults -- to rent."

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.165126
Geocode Latitude:39.952489

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