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- Subject is exactly "Factories"
Date: 1880 (circa)
Back of card reads: "Thirty minutes by R.R. from Philadelphia. Media and Vicinity. Photographed by Samuel McMullin, Landscape Photographer, No. 1128 South Ninth Street, Philadelphia. Taken by request of James R. Cummins, Residence, Media, Penna." …
Location: Eddystone (Pa.)
Slide marked "Duplicate." Identified from Google Maps. Stream is either Crum Creek or a raceway leading to factory from this creek. Exact location uncertain.
Slide marked "Duplicate." No identification.
Slide marked "Duplicate." No identification. Possibly the mouth of Crum Creek or Ridley Creek at the Delaware River.
Location: Chester (Pa.)
Scott Paper is in the background; the water tower resembles a roll of "Soft Weve" toilet tissue. Market Street is now Avenue of the States. Third street no longer intersects this street. Location uncertain.
Sign on building: “For sale, wharves and buildings. Apply to Samuel Lyons, Market Square.” Avenue of the States was formerly called Market St.
Location: Nether Providence (Pa. : Township)
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…
Date: 1900 (circa)
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
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.
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…
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.
Date: 1900 (circa)
Frank Lees caption: "This is Palmer's Mill, alongside Palmers Dam on the Crum Creek. Looking carefully you can see a fisherman sitting on the bank. Also you can see the spillway for the race which ran the huge water wheels in the mill. This mill was…