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  • Subject is exactly "Street-railroads"

"Media Hill," on Baltimore Avenue, looking west out of the borough toward Ridley Creek

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01039B.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1921
Frank Lees caption: "Graham automobile driven by Charles Pierson of Media." Trolley tracks are shown on south side of road.

"Shadowland" (Park Avenue), near Media

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-08007.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. This photo was entered in The John Wanamaker Exhibition of Photographs by Amateurs, February 1908.

"This Is Media - A Good Place to Live"

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01176.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1919
Location of sign not noted. Possibly on east edge of borough, along Baltimore Avenue. Trolley tracks and large house in background.

548. Main Street, Darby

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18127.jpg
Date: 1955-08
Looking from above Powell Road (on right) toward 9th St.

69th Street Trolley at Pine Ridge Station

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-04041.jpg
Date: 1950
Copy of original photo; source not noted

Baltimore Avenue, looking east from Jackson Street, after snowfall

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01276.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
First Presbyterian Church is the prominent building in this photograph. Only the trolley tracks are cleared of snow. P-01276, P-01277 and P-01278 are mounted on identical boards, with identical handwriting in the captions, so they were all probably…

Baltimore Pike at Media Water Works

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-04050D.jpg
Date: 1916 (circa)
Looking west at bridge over Ridley Creek along Baltimore Pike. Tracks of the Glen Riddle trolley line turn left to cross trestle over Ridley Creek and continue up Elwyn Road. Frank Lees Slide 1565. One of a series of photographs, possibly by same…

Car 1284 on trolley route 71, into Media

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-04024.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1910-1920
Copy of original photo; source not noted

Collapse of covered bridge carrying Baltimore Pike over Crum Creek at Victoria Plush Mills

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-10001.jpg
Date: 1913-04
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…

Eddystone Trolley Case

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8132.jpg
Date: 1900-1909
This was likely taken by Appleton in support of a legal case regarding a trolley accident.

Eddystone Trolley Case

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8132-25.jpg
Date: 1900-1909
This was likely taken by Appleton in support of a legal case regarding a trolley accident.

Eddystone Trolley Case

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8132-5.jpg
Date: 1900-1909
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.

Edgemont Post Office, in store of “E. G. Peirce, dealer in general merchandise.”

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-14004.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Caption on reverse reads: "Edgemont, Pa. on West Chester Pike. Car line ran from 69th St. to West Chester along West Chester Pike." Donated by Mrs. Hoyt (nee Sills), April 11, 1982. This building, which is no longer standing, was on the south side of…

Falls, Crum Creek, Del. Co. Covered and trolley bridge. Plush Mills. Ed, Harvey, Bruce.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-10015.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. Victoria Plush Mills are just out of the picture, to the right.

Firemen’s celebrations at Media, 1913.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01439.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1913
Five photographs, mounted together, showing Folsom Fire Co., The Darby Ram, State Street, and the Media Fire Co. One view also shows Media No. 20 trolley car. MHAC has a pamphlet from this event: Official souvenir program - Seventh Annual Convention…

Folsom accident, with trolley tracks

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8338-1.jpg
Date: 1904-1905
Photography likely taken in support of a legal case regarding a trolley accident at this location.

Folsom accident, with trolley tracks

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8338-2.jpg
Date: 1904-1905
Photography likely taken in support of a legal case regarding a trolley accident at this location.

Looking east on State Street at Olive Street, with trolley

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01090.jpg
Date: 1920 (circa)
Frank Lees caption: This shows the big red car of the Philadelphia and West Chester Traction Company, headed towards Upper Darby. The store on the corner was a candy store. The store on the left is Major's Plumbing Shop. Copy of original photo;…

Looking north on South Avenue from Jefferson Street

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01300A.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Frank Lees caption: The Delaware County Court House can be seen through the trees. A mailman rides his bicycle with the mail. The trolley tracks carried the trolley from Orange and Lincoln St. to Front Street, then on to Chester. Copy of original…

Media Borough Hall and trolley

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01035.jpg
Date: 1973 (circa)
This building was originally built in 1917-1919 to house the Media Post Office.

Media high railroad bridge, view looking south from bridge showing Water Works

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8307.jpg
Date: 1903-11-01
View also includes covered bridge at Baltimore Pike and view up the Ridley Creek valley. A trolley line crosses the creek in front of the covered bridge.