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057. Mouth of Chester Creek.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18225.jpg
Location: Chester (Pa.)
Date: 1950-1955
Slide marked "Duplicate." No identification. The mouth of Chester Creek at the Delaware River, viewed from 2nd Street. Thanks to Ted Xaras for identifying this location.

Angora railroad bridge

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5173.jpg
Date: 1895 (circa)
Location is approximate. This bridge crossed a small stream called Thomas Run or Ameaseka Run, in West Philadelphia. The stream was buried in a sewer by the early 20th century and the railroad now crosses this valley at grade.

Bridge over single-track railroad

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8021.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1900 (circa)
Possibly in Chester Heights, Pa.

Brinton’s railroad trestle

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8012.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1900-06-15
Probably near Concordville. Wooden railroad trestle.

Burmont railroad bridge, diagonal

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8014.jpg
Date: 1900-08-09
Plate broken in several pieces and badly taped, scanned through mylar without cleaning. This is the bridge over Darby Creek, on the Media train line. What is now Gladstone station was then called Burmont station.

Burmont railroad bridge, old?

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5211-1.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
This may be the bridge before the repairs or reconstruction shown in AP-5179 and AP-5180.

Burmont railroad bridge, top view

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8015.jpg
Date: 1900-08-09
This is the bridge over Darby Creek, on the Media train line. What is now Gladstone station was then called Burmont station, which is visible in background.

Burmont railroad bridge, under construction or repair

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5179.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
This is the bridge over Darby Creek, on the Media train line. What is now called Gladstone station was then called Burmont station.

Burmont railroad bridge, under construction or repair

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5180.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
This is the bridge over Darby Creek, on the Media train line. What is now called Gladstone station was then called Burmont station, which appears in the background.

DC1. Darby Creek between Pine St. Bridge and B&O Railroad Bridge

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18180.jpg
Date: 1950-1955
Slide marked 'Duplicate," unsure of orientation. Image may be flipped. Looking toward B & railroad bridge from near Pine Street Bridge. Address is approximate.

Elkview railroad bridge, diagonal

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8038.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
"The 853-foot long Elkview Trestle built in 1897 still carries trains. The bridge is located on the former PRR Octoraro Branch which once connected Chester, Pa with the Susquehanna River above Port Deposit." Source:…

Elkview railroad bridge, long distance

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8039.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
"The 853-foot long Elkview Trestle built in 1897 still carries trains. The bridge is located on the former PRR Octoraro Branch which once connected Chester, Pa with the Susquehanna River above Port Deposit." Source:…

Elkview railroad bridge, Painters at

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8119.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Includes farm landscape behind the workmen.

Elkview railroad bridge, top

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8040.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
"The 853-foot long Elkview Trestle built in 1897 still carries trains. The bridge is located on the former PRR Octoraro Branch which once connected Chester, Pa with the Susquehanna River above Port Deposit." Source:…

Flood on Ridley Creek at Media Water Works

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-05015B.jpg
Date: 1950-11-25
On reverse: Negative number 5015 or 50-2. Photograph by A. H. Tipping. Caption reads: Severe storm swells small wading creek to over 8 feet deep. The swollen torrential stream is about to overflow into Media Borough's water system. The water within…

Flood on Ridley Creek at Media Water Works

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-05015C.jpg
Date: 1950-11-25
On reverse: Negative number 5015 or 50-3. Photograph by A. H. Tipping. Caption reads: Severe storm swells small wading stream to over 8 feet in depth. The swollen torrential stream is about to overflow into the Borough's water system. The water…

June 1916. Concrete bridge over Ridley Creek at foot of property.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-04050A.jpg
Date: 1916-06
This bridge carried Baltimore Pike over the creek at Palmer's Dam. View looking south at railroad bridge in background. Frank Lees Slide 1568. One of a series of photographs, possibly by same photographer or from same album. Date not certain.…

Mancill’s Mill, Media Water Works

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4121.jpg
Date: 1891-11
Photo taken on same day as AP-4126; see case and coat in foreground of each image. Photo Folder 5036 has prints, one of them dated Nov. 1891. The Media high railroad bridge Is in background.