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Bridge over Ridley Creek, the west entrance to Media, Del. Co., Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-05058.jpg
Date: 1890 (circa)
This bridge carried Baltimore Pike over the creek. The small inlet and large pond are part of the Media Water Works.

Mancill’s Mill, Media Water Works

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4121.jpg
Date: 1891-11
Photo taken on same day as AP-4126; see case and coat in foreground of each image. Photo Folder 5036 has prints, one of them dated Nov. 1891. The Media high railroad bridge Is in background.

Fairmount Dam

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5238.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
This view, of the Fairmount Dam and Water Works and the Callowhill St. Bridge, was taken from a boathouse ramp above the dam on the Schuylkill River. Two steamboats are moored above dam, and the roof of a bathing pavilion is visible below dam. Sewer…

Media Water Works

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4117.jpg
Date: 1899-11-24
On Ridley Creek, with Media high railroad bridge in background

Media Water Works

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4129.jpg
Date: 1899-11-24
On Ridley Creek; Media high railroad bridge in background

Media Water Works

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4223.jpg
Date: 1899-11-24
On Ridley Creek

Water Works Media, old, mill only, copy of old photograph

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5073-5.jpg
Date: 1899-12-03
This possibly shows the Mancill Mill on the water works property. Frank Lees, in his caption for this image on Photo Folder 1374 in the MHAC collection, identifies it as: "Ice House, Palmer's Ice Co., at Palmer's Dam, Ridley Creek at Baltimore Pike,…

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.

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

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8307-5.jpg
Date: 1903-11-02
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.

Group of children near bridge carrying Baltimore Pike over Ridley Creek

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01311A.jpg
Date: 1930 (circa)
Left to right: Howard Mulholland, Cyrus Mulholland, Ann Mulholland, *Dot Sullivan (now Freeman), Sis Redding, *Dorothy Harvey (now Leonard, whose father took the photo), William Dutton Mulholland, Jr., and Arthur George Thorp, Jr. (* = only ones…

Men working on water mains at intersection of Providence Rd. and Baltimore Ave.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-05017A.jpg
Date: 1939-10-16
The Media Inn is in the background, along with a directional sign atop the traffic signal, from the Keystone Auto club: "Baltimore 89, Oxford 37, Philadelphia 13."

Men working on water mains at intersection of Providence Rd. and Baltimore Ave.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-05017B.jpg
Date: 1939-10-16
A bus marked "Media" and automobiles are in the background, along with a directional sign from the Keystone Auto Club, atop the traffic signal: "Providence Road: Chester 5, Wallingford 1, Newtown Square 7."

Men working on water mains at intersection of Providence Rd. and Baltimore Ave.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-05017C.jpg
Date: 1939-10-16
An Atlantic gas station is adorned with a banner advertising "New Oldsmobile." The side of the Media Inn is visible.

Flood on Ridley Creek north of Media Water Works

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-05015A.jpg
Date: 1950-11-25
On reverse: 5015, 50-1. Photograph by A. H. Tipping. Caption reads: Bridge on U.S. Rt #1 (Baltimore Pike) just over Media Borough line opposite Media Water Works in Upper Providence Township. Severe storms swell small creek to overflowing capacity.…

Flood on Ridley Creek at Media Water Works

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-05015B.jpg
Date: 1950-11-25
On reverse: Negative number 5015 or 50-2. Photograph by A. H. Tipping. Caption reads: Severe storm swells small wading creek to over 8 feet deep. The swollen torrential stream is about to overflow into Media Borough's water system. The water within…

Flood on Ridley Creek at Media Water Works

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-05015C.jpg
Date: 1950-11-25
On reverse: Negative number 5015 or 50-3. Photograph by A. H. Tipping. Caption reads: Severe storm swells small wading stream to over 8 feet in depth. The swollen torrential stream is about to overflow into the Borough's water system. The water…