Saturday, September 15, 2012

Brougham Carriage





http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brougham_(carriage)





                         1204 Frankford  Ave., Phila.                      Google Maps



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Sunday, September 9, 2012

DRB 1924

Philadelphia Camden Bridge under construction - 1924



Wharve, N Delaware Ave - Phila - Base of Camden/Phila Bridge under construction - 1924 


Wharves, N Delaware Ave, BF Bridge under construction - 1924


Wharves, N Delaware Ave, Phila, 1924


Wharves, N Delaware Ave, Railroad Siding, Phila 1924





Area west of N Delaware Av, Phila, 1924


Bridge under construction, wharves, N Delaware Av, 1924


St. Tammany Flagpole (center) area west of N Delaware Av Phila - 1924


Construction roadway to Phila/Camden Bridge - 1924


RCA Victor factory, Camden waterfront, 1924



Camden Wharf, Campbell's Soups Advertising, 1924


Camden base Phila/Camden Bridge under construction, 1924


Friday, September 7, 2012

Penn Treaty - Pier 57 North – 1916/1920




Recreation Pier






Fancy Proposed Plans for Penn Treaty Pier 57 North - 1916 - combining the idea of a working pier with a mixed use recreational use below.




But Penn Treaty Park does not always get a full share of attention even back then, PECO wanting to plow it under into just to add another coal chute into the power plant etc. (link above).












Thursday, September 6, 2012

West Shipyard







(Fig.82) Illustration of the Clairbois (style) Slip - (Honor Sebastien Vial Du Clairbois, French, 1733-1816 – Treatise on Naval Architecture)