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Aerial view of convent and public school, Sharon Hill, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18002.jpg
Date: 1935-1945
the 1909 Mueller map identifies the church and surrounding complex as the Convent of the Holy Child Jesus. The other building is the Sharon Hill School. Calcon Hook Road winds through the upper left. The entire site is now (2020) occupied by Academy…

Aerial view of Prospect Hill Baptist Church, Prospect Park, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18004.jpg
Date: 1935-1945
View also shows cemetery on Lincoln Avenue. Further along this avenue, on the opposite side of the street are a school building (now demolished), First United Methodist Church (remodeled and added onto since this photograph), and at 822 Lincoln…

Aerial view of quarry, Glen Mills, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18024.jpg
Date: 1935-1945
View shows the quarry at the intersection of Stoney Bank Road (curving in the bottom right) and Forge Road (just out of the picture at the bottom. Formerly known as General Crushed Stone, this quarry is now (2020) part of Hanson Aggregates, and is…

Aerial view of Swarthmore, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18023.jpg
Date: 1935-1945
View shows center of Swarthmore, the railroad station, and in the upper right corner, the lower end of the Swarthmore College campus.

Angora railroad bridge, diagonal

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8028.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
This bridge crossed a small stream called Thomas 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.

Angora railroad bridge, Flat

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8026.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Location is approximate. This bridge crosses a small stream called Thomas 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.

Angora railroad bridge, top

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8027.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Location is approximate. This bridge crosses a small stream called Thomas 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.

Between Mt. Alverno and Knowlton, Ed, Whitey, and Walker

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-09006.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. Between Mt. Alverno and Knowlton roads, looking upstream. Chester Creek flows in the valley to the left below…

Bridge over single-track railroad

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8019.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1900 (circa)
Possibly in Chester Heights, Pa.

Bridge over single-track railroad

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8020.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1900 (circa)
Possibly in Chester Heights, Pa.

C. Frank Williamson Lumber Yard, Station Road

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5164.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
Six or seven buildings, some look like dwellings. Sign reads: C. Frank Williamson, Lumber, Coal, Wood and Feed. Railroad tracks in foreground.

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 railroad wreck, view to the west

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8200.jpg
Date: 1902-07-15
Boxcar derailed and off the tracks. Workmen milling around; and onlookers watching.

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 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.

Ed. Miller, conductor of Pennsylvania Railroad's first train into West Chester

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-04005.jpg
Date: 1858-11-11
Either 1854 or 1858. Copy of original photo; source not noted

Going to Media Station

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-04017.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Train heading west. Boardwalk to Idlewild Hotel on right.

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…