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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Upper Providence (Delaware County, Pa. : Township)"

647-649 S. Orange St.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-9063.jpg
Date: 1900-1909
This twin house is just south of the intersection of Ridley Creek Rd. and S. Orange St. The photo also shows a partial view of 645 S. Orange, on the left.

Beatty’s dam, on Crum Creek

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4048.jpg
Date: 1889 (circa)
Crum Creek Road is on the left.

Bland-Sewell murder, looking north on S. Orange Street, Media, Pa., at bridge over railroad

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8111.jpg
Date: 1898 (circa)
Pete Bland murdered Samuel Sewell near the Media Train Station on July 16, 1898. Bland was never apprehended. Plate very dark.

Brinton's tomb

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8149.jpg
Date: 1901 (circa)
Brinton, Daniel Garrison, 1837-1899, his tomb in Media Cemetery.

Brinton's tomb

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Date: 1901-10-24
Brinton, Daniel Garrison, 1837-1899, his tomb in Media Cemetery.

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.

Gas Works

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4084.jpg
Date: 1890-1900
Exterior of the building, with workmen around door. Sign on door reads: "No admittance except on business."

Idlewild Cottage, north side

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5052.jpg
Date: 1890-1900
Designed by Frank Furness. Potted plants on porch and on ground outside house.

Idlewild Cottage, west end

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5174-1.jpg
Date: 1897 (circa)
Designed by Frank Furness. Potted plants on porch and in yard.

Idlewild Cottage, west end

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5174-2.jpg
Date: 1897 (circa)
Designed by Frank Furness. Potted plants on porch and in yard.

Irving grave, with flowers, at Media Cemetery.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8128.jpg
Date: 1900-1905
Media Cemetery identified as location from Mary W. Thorn gravestone in background. This grave could be for Henry Baker Irving (died 1900) or Laura E. Irving (died 1903).

M. E. Michener, Media Ice wagon

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-9019.jpg
Date: 1909-05-12
Wagon is parked in front of 533 S. Orange St.

Media high railroad bridge, diagonal

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8066A.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Locomotive 177, pulling three passenger cars; stopped on bridge

Media high railroad bridge, diagonal

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8066B.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Locomotive 177, pulling three passenger cars; stopped on bridge

Media high railroad bridge, side

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8067.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Locomotive 177, pulling three passenger cars; stopped on bridge. Shows original stone piers for bridge, the supports of which are steel in this photo.

Media high railroad bridge, top

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8068.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Looking northwest; shows Elwyn Institute buildings in distance

Media Park House, old

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5364.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1902 (circa)
Datestone reads L, I & S, 1791; or I____ and S____ L____. According to 1909 Mueller map of Media, Media Park was an area south of the borough in Upper Providence Township, including Orange St. and South Ave. below the railroad tracks.

Media railroad bridge, perspective

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4131.jpg
Date: 1890-1900
Looking from trestle over Ridley Creek toward Elwyn Institute, in distance

Media railroad cut

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

Pennock houses

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4151.jpg
Date: 1889-01-24
Used in “Media, Penna.” publication, 1889, p.8, with caption: “Pennock Cottages, South Orange St." Three identical pairs of these houses still stand (2018): 506-508, 510-512, and 514-516 S. Orange St.