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Chester Sugar Refining

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Date: 1895-1900
Sign on building: “For sale, wharves and buildings. Apply to Samuel Lyons, Market Square.” Avenue of the States was formerly called Market St.

Dorsey’s Mill, Peach Bottom, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8223-1.jpg
Date: 1902 (circa)
Water-powered mill with water wheel. Cow in foreground drinking from stream.

Dorsey’s Mill, Peach Bottom, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8223-2.jpg
Date: 1902 (circa)
Water-powered mill with water wheel. Cow in foreground drinking from stream.

Eddystone Trolley Case

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Date: 1900-1909
Shows church at 9th and Sayville in Eddystone, with trolley No.16 of the Chester Traction Co. This was likely taken by Appleton in support of a legal case regarding a trolley accident. A large factory is in the background.

Lansdowne accident. Looking east along railroad tracks from west of Schappet Terrace where man was found

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8329-39.jpg
Date: 1905-02-07
Appleton probably took these photos in support of a legal case regarding a railroad accident at this location. Negative broken in 3 pieces. Houses in foreground are on Schappet Terrace; factory in background to left of tracks is on Union Ave.

Lansdowne accident. Near view looking east on railroad tracks

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8329-75.jpg
Date: 1905 (circa)
Appleton probably took these photos in support of a legal case regarding a railroad accident at this location. Schappet Terrace is in foreground; factory and rowhouses in background to left of tracks are on Union Ave., which has a grade crossing with…

Lansdowne accident. Railroad grade crossing east of station.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8329-13.jpg
Date: 1905-02-07
Appleton probably took these photos in support of a legal case regarding a railroad accident at this location. Man is standing next to factory at grade crossing on Union Ave.

Railroad bridge 72 at Rockdale, north side

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Location: Aston (Pa.)
Date: 1903-12-25
Probably Rockdale in Lenni, Aston Township

Railroad bridge 72 at Rockdale, south side

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Location: Aston (Pa.)
Date: 1903-12-25
Probably Rockdale in Lenni, Aston Township

Railroad bridge 72 at Rockdale, top

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Location: Aston (Pa.)
Date: 1903-12-25
Probably Rockdale in Lenni, Aston Township

Railroad bridge no. 25 Chadd's Ford South far

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Address: Not Known
Date: 1902-04-04
Large mill building with two openings for water running underneath. This may be the building, once called Hoffman's Mill, that now houses the Brandywine River Museum.

Riddle's mills

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5183-2.jpg
Date: 1894
According to Henry S. Pearson, in Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pa. (1985), p. 120, this was originally a nail mill that Samuel Riddle converted to a textile mill after purchasing it in 1875. As late as 1983, the mill was occupied b the…

Riddle's race

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5116-1.jpg
Date: 1894
The mill race is rejoining Chester Creek downstream of the Riddle’s Mill, near Glen Riddle. See AP-5183-2 for more information.

Sixth St., Chester, looking east

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8175.jpg
Date: 1902-03-04
Probably photographed in support of a legal case involving an incident at this location. See 1892 Delaware County Atlas, Plate 15. This photograph was taken from about 6th St. and Crosby St.

Sixth St., Chester, looking west

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8176-1.jpg
Date: 1902-03-04
Probably photographed in support of a legal case involving an incident at this location. See 1892 Delaware County Atlas, Plate 15. This photograph was taken from about 6th St. and Crosby St.

Sixth St., Chester, looking west

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8176-2.jpg
Date: 1902-03-04
Probably photographed in support of a legal case involving an incident at this location. See 1892 Delaware County Atlas, Plate 15. This photograph was taken from about 6th St. and Crosby St.

Tidewater Steel Co., railroad racks

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8243.jpg
Date: 1902 (circa)
Photograph may have been taken to support a legal case related to this location.

Tidewater Steel Co., with railroad engine

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8242.jpg
Date: 1902 (circa)
Photograph may have been taken to support a legal case related to this location.