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  • Subject is exactly "Street-railroads"

Woman on Route 47 trolley (or Car No. 47), M. & S. Traction Co.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-04023.jpg
Location: New Jersey
Date: 1900-1910
The M. & S. Traction Company, according to a newspaper search, operated in central New Jersey--M. & S. standing for Middlesex and Somerset, two New Jersey counties. Therefore, Frank Lees' information -- "Summer trolley car on Baltimore Avenue, on…

West-Allen murder. View of Third Street west, Chester, Pa.

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Location: Chester (Pa.)
Date: 1902-03-08
Albert West was hanged in Media in April 1903. A trolley car is in the distance.

Vernon Street, South Media

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8236.jpg
Date: 1902
Photography probably related to a legal case at this location. Either June or September 9, 1902. Unclear what direction this view is looking. Portion of image obscured by remnants of envelope stuck to emulsion. .

Unknown road and trolley tracks

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-9079-1.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1900-1908
Possibly photographed for a legal case involving a trolley accident. Tracks possibly leading to Chester; see AP-9079-5, with many smokestacks on horizon.

Unknown road and trolley tracks

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-9079-3.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1900-1908
Possibly photographed for a legal case involving a trolley accident. Tracks possibly leading to Chester; see AP-9079-5, with many smokestacks on horizon.

Unknown road and trolley tracks

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-9079-4.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1900-1908
Possibly photographed for a legal case involving a trolley accident. Tracks possibly leading to Chester; see AP-9079-5, with many smokestacks on horizon.

Unknown road and trolley tracks

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-9079-5.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1900-1908
Possibly photographed for a legal case involving a trolley accident. Farm buildings and dwellings in background, and large house behind telephone pole on left, and what seem to be many smokestacks in far distance.

Unknown road and trolley tracks

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-9079-6.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1900-1908
Possibly photographed for a legal case involving a trolley accident

Unknown houses

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-9037.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1900-1909
Possibly a photograph for a legal case or of a crime scene

Union Railway Co. Trolley No. 13

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-04034A.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Frank Lees caption: "The Union Railway Company, was formed in Chester in 1890. The intentions were to build an electric railway from Linwood, through Chester, and into Media. This never came to be. Eventually the company did run cars into Marcus…

Uneeda Biscuit sign uncovered, northwest corner Front and Jackson streets

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01285.jpg
Date: 1989-08
Frank Lees caption reads in part: Sweeney's Market once occupied [this corner]. When Bill Battey's Sporting Goods remodeled the building they uncovered this advertisement on the side of the building. After the photograph was taken, they covered the…

Trolley mail car between 5th and 6th on Olive St.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5035.jpg
Date: 1896-03-02
Chester Traction Co. trolley car bedecked with bunting and banner reading: Chester Media U.S. Mail. Conductor and operator standing at either end of car. According to an article in The Philadelphia Times, March 3, 1896, this service was inaugurated…

Trolley mail car between 5th and 6th on Olive St.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5035-1.jpg
Date: 1896-03-03
Chester Traction Co. trolley car bedecked with bunting and banner reading: Chester Media U.S. Mail. Conductor and operator standing at either end of car. According to an article in The Philadelphia Times, March 3, 1896, this service was inaugurated…

Trolley car on Olive Street south of 5th Street, Media.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-04026.jpg
Date: 1900-1920
Sign on trolley reads "Darby." The Union A.M.E. Church (in 2019, the Trinity A.M.E. Church) is on the left.

Trolley Car No. 27

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-04021.jpg
Date: 1905 (circa)
Caption on reverse: Car No. 27 was made by the Jewett Car Company equipped for train operation. They had high back leather seats of the reclining type. This type car was placed in operation 1902 to 1913 incl. They were used on the Ardmore, Media, and…

Trolley car No. 11, Media-Glen Riddle Line, in Middletown Township

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-04040.jpg
Date: 1900-1910
Sign reads: Elwyn & Lima. Location uncertain. Copy of original photo; source not noted

State Street looking west from Orange Street

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01195.jpg
Date: 1968 (circa)
This is probably an original print from a 35 mm slide. Frank Lees caption: All the buildings in this photograph were soon after torn down as part of Media's Urban Redevelopment Plan. The old Economy Market is on the corner, next is Kaiser Taxi, an…

South Avenue, looking north from just south of Jefferson Street.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01041B.jpg
Date: 1910 (circa)
Courthouse visible in distance. Copy of original photo; source not noted

South Avenue looking south from Front Street

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01133.jpg
Date: 1920 (circa)
Trolley tracks shown down the center. "Meat Market" shown at corner of State Street.

South Avenue at Franklin Street, looking north, with trolley car

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01329.jpg
Date: 1890 (circa)
Delaware County Court House is in background.

South Avenue (now Veteran's Square) looking northwest towards Delaware County Court House

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01180.jpg
Date: 1928 (circa)
View includes many identical automobiles, probably Ford Model T, a trolley car, and an ice wagon. The Charter House Hotel, with its new entrance, is on the left. Copy of original photo; source not noted