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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

P.R.R. [Pennsylvania Railroad] Locomotive

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-04052F.jpg
Location: None
Date: 1880 (circa)
According to a handwritten note on the back of this card, this was the type of locomotive once used on the Media line. "Property of John McAllister, Media, Pa."

Railroad High Bridge over Ridley Creek Valley, looking west

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-04007.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1890 (circa)
Bridge over railroad, and Clothier Mansion atop hill, are visible in the background.

Media railroad cut

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

View of railroad in Ridley Creek Valley, near Media, Pa. , with Clothier Mansion atop the far hill.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-04050G.jpg
Date: 1894
Typed caption on reverse reads: "Looking due east showing the valley through which the Cent. Div. runs and the tracks skirting the property from its western boundary to the point it goes onto the high bridge; this frontage is an arc of a circle."…

Railroad tracks near Elwyn

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-04050E.jpg
Date: 1894 (circa)
Typed caption on reverse reads: "Taken just before the railroad started on the double track looking east and showing the bridge over Indian Lane. The posts of the lower gate may be seen a little to the right of the bridge." Frank Lees Slide 1572. One…

Swarthmore College

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4211.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
View from railroad tracks all the way up to the main building, no Parrish Hall. The oak tree allee along this walk were then newly planted.

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.

Woodmen

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5166.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
Probably at C. Frank Williamson’s lumber yard, near railroad station in Media. Scene includes railroad flatbed cars loaded with lumber, woodsmen with axes, and huge uncut tree trunks with bark still attached.

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.

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.

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.

Rowlandville O.H. Bridge, over railroad, south side,

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8050.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
O.H. may mean overhead

Rowlandville O.H. Bridge, over railroad, overhead cut

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8051.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
O.H. may mean overhead

Rowlandville O.H. Bridge, top, over railroad

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8052.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
O.H. may mean overhead