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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Philadelphia (Pa.)"

War ship

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4242.jpg
Date: 1895 (circa)
Ship is in the Delaware River off Philadelphia; the spire in the background is Independence Hall.

Angora railroad bridge

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5173.jpg
Date: 1895 (circa)
Location is approximate. This bridge crossed a small stream called Thomas Run or Ameaseka 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.

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…

Philadelphia Zoo, Reptile House

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5239.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
Beautiful leaded and stained glass.

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.

Cooper, Thomas V., plan of farm

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8378.jpg
Date: 1904
Copy of survey showing about 10 acres of property of Thomas V. Cooper in Philadelphia near Oxford Ave. and Horrocks St. (formerly Oxford Turnpike and Elbow Lane), adjacent to Roosevelt Boulevard. Plan created by William E. Skyrm, drarughtsman, 1904,…

Rigby cup, trophy

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5813.jpg
Date: 1908 (circa)
Trophy reads: State Cup awarded by The National Single Comb Minorca Club for the best display of single comb minorcas in Philadelphia, January 1908.