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  • Subject is exactly "Covered Bridges"

Mancill Bridge, covered, over Ridley Creek

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4126.jpg
Date: 1891 (circa)
Photo taken on same day as AP-4121: see case and coat in foreground of each. See Photo Folder 5036 with prints of these negatives, one dated Nov. 1891.

Mancill Bridge, covered

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5225.jpg
Date: 1895 (circa)
Baltimore Pike crossing Ridley Creek at Elwyn Road, showing covered bridge. Ridley Creek at this location is the boundary between Upper Providence and Middletown townships.

Media high railroad bridge, view looking south from bridge showing Water Works

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8307.jpg
Date: 1903-11-01
View also includes covered bridge at Baltimore Pike and view up the Ridley Creek valley. A trolley line crosses the creek in front of the covered bridge.

Media high railroad bridge, view looking south from bridge showing Water Works

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8307-5.jpg
Date: 1903-11-02
View also includes covered bridge at Baltimore Pike and view up the Ridley Creek valley. A trolley line crosses the creek in front of the covered bridge.

Falls, Crum Creek, Del. Co. Covered and trolley bridge. Plush Mills. Ed, Harvey, Bruce.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-10015.jpg
Date: 1908 (circa)
"Red Ink" photo, series by same photographer named for red ink used for writing descriptions on reverse side of similarly-mounted images. Victoria Plush Mills are just out of the picture, to the right.

Bridge over Ridley Creek, the west entrance to Media, Del. Co., Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-05058.jpg
Date: 1890 (circa)
This bridge carried Baltimore Pike over the creek. The small inlet and large pond are part of the Media Water Works.

Covered Bridge over Ridley Creek at Water Works

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01094.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
On reverse: Property of W. Somers Ford 1909.

Red Bridge carrying Rose Tree Road over Ridley Creek

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-08014.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Frank Lees caption: “This old covered bridge, still known to many as the Red Bridge, carries Rose Tree Road across the Ridley Creek, connecting Upper Providence Township with Middletown Township. The date of this photo is unknown. Although the bridge…

Covered Bridge over Crum Creek at Palmers Mill

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-08025.jpg
Date: 1920
See other photographs of Palmer's Mill.

Collapse of covered bridge carrying Baltimore Pike over Crum Creek at Victoria Plush Mills

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-10001.jpg
Date: 1913-04
The Plush Mill Bridge collapsed April 20, 1913, when an 18-ton steamroller was crossing and crashed through the floor. See Chester Times, April 21, 1913 and a March 13, 1914 article about the lawsuit that ensued. Frank Lees caption: "Trolley…

Covered bridge carrying Baltimore Pike over Crum Creek

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-10009A.jpg
Date: 1910 (circa)
Caption also calls this the Victoria Plush Mill Bridge. The view is looking east into Springfield. Modern print, probably from glass negative.

Covered bridge carrying Baltimore Pike over Crum Creek

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-10009B.jpg
Date: 1910 (circa)
Caption also calls this the Victoria Plush Mill Bridge. The view is looking east into Springfield. Modern print, probably from glass negative.

Covered bridge carrying Baltimore Pike over Crum Creek

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-10009C.jpg
Date: 1917
Caption also calls this the Victoria Plush Mill Bridge. This view is looking west into Nether Providence A trolley is shown alongside the bridge. Copy of original photo; source not noted.