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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.

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.

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.

Media railroad cut

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4162.jpg
Date: 1890-1900
Locomotive is puffing a cloud of smoke.

Railroad track though woodland.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-9069-2.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1900-1909