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The Philadelphia Chapter of the

National Railway Historical Society

Established in 1936


Railfan Pictures of the Week - 03/25/2007

Railroad stations in Philadelphia PA
The City of Philadelphia has put a number of photographs from the City Archives on the internet at The photos are available to view for free or hard copies can be purchased.
It's December 29 1888 at the West Chester Railroad Depot at 31st and Walnut Streets.
It's January 24 1894 at the Philadelphia and Reading Depot at Broad and Callowhill Streets.
It's March 1 1902 and surf's up at the Baltimore and Ohio Station at 22nd and Chestnut Streets during the Great Flood of 1902, the second worst flood of the Schuylkill River on record.
It's October 4 1909 at the Nicetown Station on Tioga Street on the Philadelphia and Reading with the tracks of the Pennsylvania Railroad's Chestnut Hill Branch crossing.
It's October 5 1914, looking at the stately Pennsylvania Railroad freight Station at 31st and Washington Streets in South Philadelphia.

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Last Updated March 25, 2007

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