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Aberdeen Station
Depicts a railroad station adjacent to the B & O tracks. See Cowenton Station (P.9945.18) for a similar station design.

Aiken Station
Depicts a small, one room railroad station. For similar station designs see Harford Station (P.9945.21); Baldwin Station (P.9945.51); and Upland Station (P.9945.89).

Baldwin's Station
Depicts a small, one room station. Includes another building on the opposite side of the tracks, and two water towers in the distance. For views of similar stations, see Harford Station (P.9945.21); Aiken Station (P.9945.35); and Upland Station (P.9945.89).

Bel Air Road
Depicts a deck truss bridge spanning a dirt road.

Big Elk Creek
Depicts a deck truss bridge supported by stone abutments spanning Big Elk Creek.

Big Gunpowder Bridge
Depicts a deck truss railroad bridge spanning Big Gunpowder River in Maryland. The bridge is supported by stone arched abutments on both sides.

Boone Station
Depicts a small, one room station, and an adjacent shed on the opposite side of the tracks. A man and a woman stand on the platform in front of the station. For views of similar station designs, see Ridley Station (P.9945.99); Collingdale Station (P.9945.106); and Sixtieth Street Station (P.9945.116).

Boothwyn Station
Depicts a small , one room station covered in shingles. It is elevated on a hill above the tracks.

Bradshaw Station
Depicts a small, brick railroad station. For views of similar designs see Leslie Station (P.9945.41); Childs Station (P.9945.47); and Kiamensi Station (P.9945.62)

Brandywine Creek Bridge
Depicts a pin-connected, deck truss bridge mounted on granite masonry piers spanning the Brandywine River in Delaware. Constructed for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad ca. 1885, but modified in 1920 for automobile traffic. Also known as the Augustine Bridge.

Bridges and buildings, Philadelphia Division, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, 1891. [graphic] : W.A. Pratt, Div. Engr. M of W.
Album containing photographs of railroad bridges and stations along the B&O Railroad's Philadelphia Division linking Baltimore and Philadelphia taken on a trip made by a small group of B&O Railroad employees who surveyed the line in March 1891. Under the supervision of Division Engineer Maintenance-of-Way William A. Pratt and Foreman of Bridges and Buildings George W. Andrews, the group set out from Baltimore riding on a hand cart to inspect and photograph 78 bridges and culverts spanning rivers, creek, runs, and roads in Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania; and 37 of the nearly 70 stations along the line. Images depict a variety of common railroad bridges including through truss bridges, deck truss bridges, deck plate girder bridges, pony plate girder bridges and stone arch culverts as well as images of two major bridges crossing the Susquehanna River near Havre de Grace and the Brandywine River in Wilmington. Album also documents a variety of types of small railroad stations as well as three urban railroad stations designed by Philadelphia architect Frank Furness: the Philadelphia Terminal at 24th and Chestnuts Streets, and the Water Street and Delaware Avenue Stations in Wilmington., LCP AR [Annual Report] 2001, pg. 58-9.

Bush River Bridge
Depicts a through truss bridge spanning a narrow body of water. Two men stand on the bridge.

Canton slip
Depicts railroad slip and industrial buildings along Baltimore's industrial waterfront in the neighborhood of Canton.

Canton station
Several men stand near the two-story station building. Brick, industrial buildings sit adjacent to the station and railroad tracks.

Carpenter Station
For views of similar designs, see Stepney Station (P.9945.26); Twin Oaks Station (P.9945.86); Holmes Station (P.9945.104); and Llanwellyn Station (P.9945.104).

Carrcroft Station
Depicts a Queen Anne-style station. For views of similar station designs, see Darby Station (P.9945.110) and Folsom Station (P.9945.100).

Casho's Mill Race
Depicts a single stone culvert.

Chester Creek
Depicts a deck truss bridge spanning Chester Creek.

Chester Creek Branch of the P and B.C.R.R. Bridge
Depicts a through truss bridge spanning railroad tracks of the Chester Creek Branch of the Baltimore Central Railroad Company. A single track runs under the bridge.

Childs Station
Depicts a small Queen Anne style station, covered in shingles. To view similar station designs, see Bradshaw Station (P.9945.16); Leslie Station (P.9945.41); and Kiamensi Station (P.9945.62).

Christianna Creek
Depicts a through truss bridge spanning Christiana Creek. Three men stand on the bridge, and several sit in the hand cart nearby.

Church Creek
Depicts a pony plate girder bridge spanning Church Creek in Maryland.

Cobbs Creek
Depicts a through truss bridge spanning Cobbs Creek.

Collingdale Station
Depicts the small, brick station, located on the west side of Clifton Avenue. For views of similar station designs, see Ridley Station (P.9945.99); Boone Station (P.9945.108); and Sixtieth Street Station (P.9945.116).

Cowenton Station
Depicts a small brick railroad station, with decorative dormers protruding from the hipped roof. To see an identical design, see Aberdeen Station [P.9945.28].

Crum Creek
Depicts a through truss bridge spanning Crum Creek.

Curtis Mill Road and P and D. R.R.
Depicts a railroad bridge with both a deck plate girder and through truss design.

Dairy Farm Road
Depicts a deck plate girder bridge spanning Dairy Farm Road.

Darby Creek Bridge
Depicts a tall, deck plate girder bridge spanning Darby Creek.

Darby Station
Depicts a Queen Anne-style station. For views of similar station designs, see Carrcroft Station (P.9945.78) and Folsom Station (P.9945.100).

Darby Tunnel
Depicts the Baltimore & Ohio railroad tracks descending into a stone arch tunnel under a roadway.

Delaware Avenue Bridge, Wilmington
View from Delaware Avenue showing the pony plate girder bridge near the train station.

Delaware Avenue Station, Wilmington
Depicts the Queen Anne-style train station at Dupont and Delaware Avenues, constructed in 1886 after designs by Furness, Evans & Co. A group of men and boys stand under the lantern-lined arcade covering the train platform. An identical arcade runs the length of the platform on the opposite side of the tracks. The Logan House sits behind the train station in the image, named after the Civil War hero, General John Logan. A through truss bridge is visible in the distance.

Delaware Avenue Station, Wilmington
View from the street showing the Queen Anne-style train station at Dupont and Delaware Avenues, constructed in 1886 after designs by Furness, Evans & Co. Includes a partial view of the pony plate girder bridge spanning Delaware Avenue.

Depot 24th and Chestnut St., Philadelphia.
Exterior view looking at the north and east elevations of the Philadelphia terminal of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at the southwest corner of 24th and Chestnut streets. Frank Furness designed the station. Built between 1886 and 1888., Part of an album containing photographs of railroad bridges and stations along the B&O Railroad's Philadelphia Division taken on a trip made by a small group of B&O Railroad employees, under the supervision of Division Engineer Maintenance-of-Way William A. Pratt, who surveyed the line in March 1891., Reproduced in The Print and Photograph Department of the Library Company of Philadelphia's Center City Philadelphia in the 19th century (Portsmouth, N.H.: Arcadia Publishing, 2006), p. 76., Arcadia caption text: Philadelphia architect Frank Furness designed three railroad stations for the Baltimore & Ohio (B & O) Railroad including the Philadelphia depot constructed between 1886 and 1888 at the southeast corner of Twenty-fourth and Chestnut streets. The Schuylkill East Side Railroad, a line chartered by the B & O with the Reading Railroad, ran south from Fairmount along the east side of the Schuylkill River, connected with the new terminal, and continued south to Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Both railroad companies wanted to compete with the Pennsylvania Railroad's profitable line to the Capital. This photograph was part of an 1891 photographic survey of the B & O Railroad's bridges and stations between Baltimore and Philadelphia., LCP AR [Annual Report] 2001, pg. 58-9.

East Approach of Gray's Ferry Tunnel, Phila.
View looking west at the east approach of the Grays Ferry Avenue tunnel, which runs under the intersection of Grays Ferry Avenue and South 34th Street.

East Approach of Park Tunnel Looking East, Phila.
View of the east approach of Park Tunnel, looking east from the pedestrian bridge spanning the tracks near the City Park Hotel.

East Approach of Park Tunnel Looking West, Phila.
View of the east approach of Park Tunnel, looking west. Two men stand near the tracks. A "Red Line" railroad car is visible in the distance, along with the City Park Hotel and a pedestrian bridge spanning the tracks.

East Branch, Naaman's Creek
Depicts two stone culverts under the tracks.

Eastern Ave. Bridge
The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad tracks are elevated above Eastern Avenue in the Canton neighborhood of Baltimore. A man stands next to a horse-drawn cart on the dirt road under the pony plate girder bridge. Railroad cars and businesses are visible in the distance.

Elkton and Mechanics Valley Road
Depicts the Mechanicks Valley Road bridge spanning the railroad tracks. Men stand on a platform in the distance.

Fairmount Park Tunnel, West Approach
View of the west approach to the Fairmount Park Tunnel, showing businesses at the street level, including John Daly, dealer in fine brandies (left), and Fleisher ? Works (right). The dome of an unidentified church is also visible.

Fairview Station
Depicts a small, one room railroad station. Includes a view of the platform and shelter on the opposite side of the tracks. A large building, possibly a hotel, with a "Fairview" sign on the roof is visible in the background.

Felton Station
Depicts a small, one room station covered in shingles. Includes the small shelter for passengers on the opposite side of the tracks. For a view of a similar design, see Boothwyn Station (P.9945.84).

First Ave. bridge
Depicts a dirt road under the pony plate girder bridge. Horse-drawn carts are visible on the road in the distance.

Folsom Station
Depicts a Queen Anne-style brick and shingle station. For views of similar station designs, see Carrcroft Station (P.9945.78) and Darby Station (P.9945.110)

Frenchtown Road and Mill Creek
Depicts a deck plate girder bridge spanning Frenchtown Road and Mill Creek. Several men stand near a hand cart on the tracks.

Gilpin Avenue Bridge
Depicts a through truss bridge spanning Gilpin Avenue, not far from the train station at Delaware and Dupont Avenues in Wilmington.

Gray's Ave.
Depicts a pony plate girder bridge carrying the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad tracks over Grays Avenue.

Great North East Creek
Depicts a deck plate girder bridge spanning a valley.

Group on the Hand Cart Taken at Stony Run, Section #10 Whitaker Station, Foreman P.G. McNamee [including] 1. Geo. W. Andrews, F of B & B 2. Dr. Robb, Medical Examiner 3. Wm. A. Pratt, Div Engr M of W 4. P.G. McNamee, Foreman.
View of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company employees who conducted the 111-mile survey of the bridges, culverts and stations along the newly constructed Philadelphia Division connecting Baltimore and Philadelphia. Includes from left to right: George W. Andrews, Dr. Robb, William A. Pratt, and P.G. McNamee.

Hah Hah Run
Depicts a small stream running through a stone culvert under the railroad tracks.

Harford Station
Depicts a small, one-room station elevated above the railroad tracks. Four men stand outside of the station, looking toward the photographer. For views of similar station designs see Aiken Station (P.9945.35); Baldwin Station (P.9945.51); and Upland Station (P.9945.89).

Havre de Grace Station
Depicts a small railroad station adjacent to the B & O tracks in Havre de Grace. For views of similar station designs see Van Bibber Station (P.9945.18); Whitaker Station (P.9945.37) and Singerly Station (P.9945.50).

Herring Run Bridge
Depicts a truss bridge spanning Herring Run in Baltimore, Maryland.

Hines Run
Depicts a single stone culvert under the B & O Railroad tracks.

Holmes Station
Depicts a Queen Anne-style, shingle-covered station in Prospect Park. For views of similar station designs, see Stepney Station (P.9945.26); Carpenter Station (P.9945.81); Twin Oaks Station (P.9945.86); and Llanwellyn Station (P.9945.104).

Kedron Run
Depicts a single, stone culvert under the railroad tracks.

Kerlin Street
Depicts a pony plate girder bridge carrying the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad tracks over Kerlin Street.

Kiamensi Mill Road
Depicts a large, single stone culvert under the railroad tracks. An unharnessed cart sits underneath.

Kiamensi Station
Depicts a small brick and shingle-covered station. A large shed sits across from the station, on the opposite side of the tracks. For views of similar designs, see Bradshaw Station (P.9945.16); Leslie Station (P.9945.41); and Childs Station (P.9945.47).

Laurel Run
Depicts a large stone culvert under the railroad tracks.

Leslie Station
Depicts a railroad station above the B & O tracks. Several men and a child stand on the platform opposite the station. For similar station designs see Bradshaw Station (P.9945.16); Childs Station (P.9945.47); and Kiamensi Station (P.9945.62).


Lindsay Road
Depicts a deck plate girder bridge spanning a small stream. Two men stand on the tracks, while others sit in the hand cart nearby.

Little Crum Creek
Depicts a large, single stone culvert.

Little Elk Creek
Depicts a deck truss bridge spanning Little Elk Creek. A small white house with a white picket fence sits under the bridge. Two men sit on the bridge.

Little North East Creek
Depicts a deck plate girder bridge spanning Little North East Creek.

Llanwellyn Station
Depicts the Queen Anne-style railroad station near Ashland Avenue and Bonsall Avenue in Glenolden, Pa. For views of similar station designs, see Stepney Station (P.9945.26); Carpenter Station (P.9945.81); Twin Oaks Station (P.9945.86); and Holmes Station (P.9945.104).

Mackall's Mill Race
Depicts a single, stone culvert near Mackall's Grist and Saw Mill.

Marcus Hook Creek
Depicts a large, single span, stone culvert under the Baltimore & Ohio tracks.

Market Street Depot
Depicts the Wilmington station at Water and Market Streets constructed in 1886 after designs by Furness, Evans & Co. Warehouses and other industrial buildings at the Market Street Wharf are visible in the background.

Marshallton Station on Laudenberg Branch
Depicts a small, boxy station. Two men stand on the small platform in front. A large residence is visible in the distance.

McGaws Station changed to Belcamp
Depicts a long, rectangular, single-level station in Belcamp, Maryland.

Middle Branch, Naaman's Creek
Depicts a single span stone culvert. Men sit in the hand cart on the tracks above.

Mill Creek
Depicts a pony plate girder bridge spanning Mill Creek.

Mill Creek
Depicts a large, single stone culvert. Men sit in a hand cart on the tracks directly above the culvert.

Miller's Run
Depicts a single stone culvert under the railroad tracks.


Moore's Run
Depicts a deck plate girder bridge spanning Moore's Run in in Baltimore, Maryland. Several men stand on the tracks over the bridge, and a group of men sit in a hand cart.

Mount Run culvert
Depicts a stone culvert spanning a small section of Mount Run below the railroad tracks.

Mt. Moriah Lane
Depicts the roadway bridge carrying Mount Moriah Lane (Cemetery Avenue?) over the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad tracks. A man stands on the tracks nearby, looking toward the photographer. The platforms of the Mount Moriah Station are visible in the distance.

Mt. Moriah Station
Partial view of the station elevated above the platforms near Mount Moriah Lane (Cemetery Avenue?).

Muckinapatis Run
Depicts a single, stone culvert under the railroad tracks.

Newark Station
Depicts the railroad station constructed in 1886 after designs by Furness, Evans & Co. A horse is harnessed to a carriage and stands close to the platform nearby. Small, brick homes are visible behind the station.

O'Donnel [sic] St. Bridge
Depicts a wide dirt road under the pony plate girder bridge in the Canton neighborhood of Baltimore. Horse-drawn carts are visible on the road in the distance.

Passamore's Race
Depicts a deck plate girder bridge spanning Passamore's Race.

Perkins Run
Depicts a single stone culvert under the railroad tracks.

Principio Creek
Depicts two large stone culverts under the B & O Railroad tracks near Perryville, Maryland.

P.W. and B. R.R. Br.
Depicts a through truss bridge spanning the Philadelphia, Wilmington, & Baltimore Railroad tracks. The bridge is located at South 57th Street, between Woodland Avenue in the north and Grays Avenue in the south.

P.W. and B. R.R. Crossing
Depicts a through truss bridge carrying the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad tracks over the Philadelphia, Wilmington, and Baltimore tracks.

P.W. and B. R.R. Crossing
Depicts a through truss bridge carrying the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad tracks over the Philadelphia, Wilmington, and Baltimore tracks. View includes flatcars sitting on the lower tracks.

Quarry Road
Depicts a deck plate girder bridge spanning Quarry Road.

Red Clay Creek
Depicts a pin connected Pratt truss bridge spanning Red Clay Creek near Kiamensi. A small stone dam is located underneath. A brick building, probably a mill, is partially visible.

Red House Run
Depicts Red House Run flowing through a stone culvert under the railroad tracks. Several men sit in a hand cart on the tracks above the culvert.

Ridley Creek
Depicts a through truss bridge spanning dry land near Ridley Creek in Pennsylvania.

Ridley Station
Depicts a small, shingle-style station. For views of similar station designs, see Collingdale Station (P.9945.106); Boone Station (P.9945.108); and Sixtieth Street Station (P.9945.116).

Royal Blue Train Taken at Relay Station
View of a locomotive pulling four railroad cars. The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad started the Royal Blue Line service between New York City and Washington, D.C. in 1890 to become more competitive with the Pennsylvania Railroad. Locomotives on the Royal Blue Line were the fastest owned by the railroad.

Schuylkill River Bridge
Depicts a through truss bridge spanning the Schuylkill River south of Grays Ferry Avenue.

Scotts Run
Depicts a man standing at the opening of a large stone culvert. Several men stand on the tracks above, looking down at the photographer.

Seventieth Street Station
Depicts a through truss bridge spanning a dirt road. Wide wooden stairs lead from the tracks to the road, which is most likely South 70th Street, not far from Cobbs Creek Parkway.

Shaw and Esir's Run
Depicts a large, single stone culvert under the railroad tracks.

Shellpot Creek
Depicts a deck plate girder bridge spanning Shellpot Creek in New Castle County.

Ship Creek
Depicts Ship Creek flowing through a large, single stone culvert.

Shipley Road
Depicts a deck plate girder bridge spanning Shipley Road in Bellefonte, Delaware, just outside of Wilmington. Six men stand on the tracks near the bridge.

Shores Run
Depicts a single stone culvert spanning Shores Run.

Silverbrook
Depicts a deck plate girder bridge spanning a small stream.

Singerly Station
Depicts a brick, shingled Queen Anne style station. For views of similar stations, see Van Bibber Station (P.9945.18); Havre de Grace Station (P.9945.31); and Whitaker Station (P.9945.37).

Sixtieth Street Station
Depicts a small, Queen Anne-style station elevated above the tracks at 60th Street. For views of similar station designs, see Ridley Station (P.9945.99); Collingdale Station (P.9945.106); and Boone Station (P.9945.108).

Stemmer's Run
Depicts a through truss bridge spanning Stemmer's Run. Men sit and stand on the bridge. A few men sit in the hand cart on the tracks nearby.

Stepney Station
View of a two-story railroad station. Four women, a man, and a child stand on the platform near the railroad tracks. For views of similar station designs see Carpenter Station (P.9945.81); Twin Oaks Station (P.9945.86); Holmes Station (P.9945.104); and Llanwellyn Station (P.9945.104).

Stony Creek
Depicts a large stone culvert under the B & O Railroad tracks.

Susquehanna River
Depicts the timber Howe truss bridge spanning the Susquehanna River between Havre de Grace and Perryville, Maryland. The bridge was 6,000 feet in length and was comprised of twelve 250 foot spans with a through truss at the center, and rose 94 feet above mean low tide. This bridge was replaced in 1908.

Swan Creek
Depicts a through truss bridge spanning Swan Creek. Several men stand on top of the truss and on the railroad tracks.

Taylor's Road
Depicts a through truss railroad bridge high above the tracks. A locomotive is travelling under the bridge toward the photographer.

Telegraph Road
Depicts a girder bridge spanning Telegraph Road. Several men stand in the hand cart on the tracks. Two men lean against the side rail.

Twin Oaks Station
For views of similar designs, see Stepney Station (P.9945.26); Carpenter Station (P.9945.81); Holmes Station (P.9945.104); and Llanwellyn Station (P.9945.104).

Upland Station
Depicts a small, one room station. For views of similar station designs, see Harford Station (P.9945.21); Aiken Station (P.9945.35); and Baldwin Station (P.9945.51).

Van Bibber Station
Depicts a brick, heavily shingled railroad station. Several men and a child stand on the platform outside of the station building. For views of similar designs see Havre de Grace Station (P.9945.31); Whitaker Station (P.9945.37) and Singerly Station (P.9945.50).

Van Bibber Water Station
Depicts a small brick building next to two water tanks adjacent to the railroad tracks. Three men and a child stand nearby.

View of the Schuylkill River and Vicinity from Office Window, Phila.
View looking north from the B&O Railroad terminal at 24th and Chestnut streets at the Schuylkill River and nearby industries on the waterfront. Includes part of the Philadelphia Gas Works and two bridges in the distance., Part of an album containing photographs of railroad bridges and stations along the B&O Railroad's Philadelphia Division taken on a trip made by a small group of B&O Railroad employees, under the supervision of Division Engineer Maintenance-of-Way William A. Pratt, who surveyed the line in March 1891., Reproduced in The Print and Photograph Department of the Library Company of Philadelphia's Center City Philadelphia in the 19th century (Portsmouth, N.H.: Arcadia Publishing, 2006), p. 65., Arcadia caption text: Looking north from an upper-story window of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station located at Chestnut and Twenty-fourth streets, this 1891 photograph shows the city's industrial waterfront along the Schuylkill River including parts of the Philadelphia Gas Works and a freight depot. Horse-drawn vehicles and a train travel across the numerous bridges spanning the river in the background., LCP AR [Annual Report] 2001, pg. 58-9.

W. and N. Junction
Depicts a two-and-a-half story tower or station at the junction of the Baltimore & Ohio (B & O) tracks and the Wilmington & Northern tracks in Wilmington. Several B & O cars are visible in the yard.

West Branch Naaman's Creek
Depicts a large, single stone culvert under the railroad tracks.

West Branch, Persimmon Run
Depicts a deck plate girder bridge spanning Persimmon Run.

Wharton Street Bridge
View looking north at the deck plate girder bridge carrying Wharton Street over the Baltimore & Ohio tracks, just east of the Schuylkill River. Includes a distant view of the west approach of the tunnel under the intersection of Grays Ferry Avenue and South 34th Street.

Whitaker Station
For similar station designs see Van Bibber Station (P.9945.18); Havre de Grace Station (P.9945.31); and Singerly Station (P.9945.50).

White Clay Creek
Depicts a through truss bridge spanning White Clay Creek.

White Marsh Run
Depicts a deck plate girder bridge spanning White Marsh Run just outside of Baltimore. Four men stand near the railroad tracks and bridge.

Winter's Run Bridge
Depicts a through truss bridge spanning Winter's Run in Maryland. Three men stand on the bridge, looking toward the photographer.

Woodland Ave.
View looking east at the pony plate girder bridge carrying Woodland Avenue over the railroad tracks near Sixtieth Street Station.