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Bailey accident, Mr. Bailey, Front & Jackson.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8318.jpg
Date: 1904 (circa)
Probably photographed in support of a legal case regarding an accident at this corner. Shows Sweeney’s Market (formerly Rorer's), with children outside with a wagon. Also shows almost the entire row of houses on the south side of W. Front Street…

Bailey accident, Mr. Bailey, Front & Jackson.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8318-5.jpg
Date: 1904 (circa)
Probably photographed in support of a legal case regarding an accident at this corner. Photo clearly shows the houses on the south side of E. Front St., some of which were demolished to build the existing (2018) fire house and parking lot.

Ball & Rhodes yard

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5217.jpg
Date: 1895 (circa)

Black store, copy from map

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4050.jpg
Date: 1855
Photographed from 1855 "Map of Media", location found on this map. Also called Nelling & Sons Grocery and Dry Goods Store. Black and Nelling both owned property at the northeast corner of State St. and Veterans Sq.

Bosler’s store window

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8353.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1905-11-22
Showing display of two Post products, Postum and Grape-Nuts. Sign above the display reads: "Some can, some cannot drink coffee. If each week your ailment grows worse, stop coffee. Use Postum. There's a reason. Postum Coffee. It makes red blood. The…

Boyer’s store

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5168.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
On sign: “Boyer & Co. Up to Date Store. Ladies and Gents Furnishings”

Boyer’s store

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5168-5.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
On sign: “Boyer & Co. Up to Date Store. Ladies and Gents Furnishings”

Burdsall & Adams, cigar manufacturer

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5202-1.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
Similar to photograph in “Media, Penna.” publication, 1889, p. 35

Church Street, Armory construction

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-9012.jpg
Date: 1908-06-20
Pennsylvania National Guard Armory under construction. Looking west on State St. from about Church St. View also shows John Bader Meat Market, under awning on right.

Concordville railroad wreck, east view

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8202.jpg
Date: 1902-07-15
Two flatbed railroad cars with special derricks, probably to be used to get the boxcar back on the tracks.

Concordville railroad wreck, north view

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8201.jpg
Date: 1902-07-15
Boxcar derailed and off the tracks. Workmen milling around; and onlookers watching. Special derrick on flatbed railroad car.

Concordville south, railroad grade crossing, east

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8196.jpg
Date: 1902-07-15
Probably photographed in support of a legal case involving an accident at this location.

Concordville south, railroad grade crossing, north

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8199.jpg
Date: 1902-07-15
Probably photographed in support of a legal case involving an accident at this location. Small street sign reads: "Boothes Corner 4 mi". Sign on building : "Agency for Champion binders movers."

Concordville south, railroad grade crossing, south 100 feet

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8197.jpg
Date: 1902-07-15
Probably photographed in support of a legal case involving an accident at this location. Group of men and boys waiting at the crossing, presumably for the next train.

Concordville south, railroad grade crossing, south 25 feet

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8198.jpg
Date: 1902-07-15
Probably photographed in support of a legal case involving an accident at this location.

Crook’s roadway, Wawa Road, wide view

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5352.jpg
Date: 1902-05-02
This may have been taken for a legal case related to the condition of the road, perhaps related to the ditch or drainage that seems to be the focus of this series of pictures, AP-8229-8231.

Daltry case, inside lawn

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8160.jpg
Date: 1901-11-04
Appleton specialized in photography for use as evidence in legal cases. This is a reenactment of the case of James Daltry, a boy who picked up a live "electric light" wire on the Media, Pa. property of George Darlington and survived…

Darby, Main Street

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8387-1.jpg
Date: 1906-1907
Location is approximate.

Darby, Main Street

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8387-2.jpg
Date: 1906-1907
Location is approximate.

Darby, Main Street

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8387-3.jpg
Date: 1906-1907
Shows George M. Dunlap, Leading Cash Grocer, 857 and 859, Central Meat Market, No. 861, and a stationery store at 861-1/2.

Datestone or cornerstone, H. R. A. 1733

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5756.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1909 (circa)
Could also mean H____ and A____ R, 1733

Delaware County American newspaper office, exterior

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4027.jpg
Date: 1889 (circa)
American address is 10; photo also shows store of Samuel Dutton, at No. 12, and another building to the right, probably No. 8 Addresses probably 8 to 12 E. State St. 1885 Media Directory confirms Dutton at 12 E. State, but Media must have changed its…

Delaware County American staff

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5066.jpg
Date: 1890-1900
An annotated version of this photo, with names, is attached. See also AP-5170 for different version.

Delaware County American, office staff

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5170.jpg
Date: 1905 (circa)
Cord for shutter release visible in the photographer's hand.