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David H. Cope photographs

Identifier: 2001-242
Abstract: David Harrison Cope (1913-2001) held a lifelong interest in railroads and, in particular, steam locomotives. He began collecting photographs at an early age. This collection primarily consists of black and white photographs and negatives of steam locomotives from a variety of railroads, but it includes some other rolling stock, station photos, related railroad items such as coaling stations and some street railroads, interurbans, and trolley images.
Dates: 1890-1988

John F. Tucker collection of Philadelphia transit photographs

Identifier: 1994-224
Abstract: John Foster Tucker III (1950-2008) was a Philadelphia-born rail transit operating official and rail history enthusiast. This collection consists of photographs of trolleys, trains, rails lines, and rail stations in Philadelphia and the city's Pennsylvania suburbs, as well as offices, maintenance shops, and garages used by transit authorities. Most of the collection is devoted to SEPTA, but predecessor companies PTC (Philadelphia Transportation Company) and PSTC (Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Company) are also represented.
Dates: 1905-2004; bulk 1966-1990

Philadelphia railroad stations, Red Arrow Lines trolley track and bus photographs

Identifier: 1995-238
Abstract: The Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Company operated bus and trolley lines, many of which originated in Upper Darby Township on the western border of Philadelphia and served Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties. Suburban Station and the Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Company building are both located in Center City. The Red Arrow transportation lines are found in Philadelphia's western suburbs. This small collection consists of photographs of Suburban Station, railroad and trolley tracks, and bus shelters.
Dates: 1926-1965

Reading Company records

Identifier: 1520
Abstract: Chartered in 1871, Reading Company was the holding company for the system of railroads, canals and coal mines assembled by the predecessor Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Company between 1833 and 1896. The collection consists of the corporate records of the Reading Company (1871-1976), the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Company (1833-1896), the Philadelphia & Reading Railway Company (1896-1923), and 159 predecessors and subsidiaries.
Dates: 1795-1979

Red Arrow Lines photographs

Identifier: 1972-438
Abstract: Red Arrow Lines, Inc. was a suburban transit company. This collection contains photographs of Red Arrow Lines transit vehicles and stations that were used in book R. DeGraw, Red Arrow Lines.
Dates: 1899-1970

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Atterbury, William Wallace, 1866-1935 1
Baer, George F. (George Frederick), 1842-1914 1
Baird, Matthew, 1817-1877 1
Baldwin Locomotive Works 1
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 1
Beech Creek Railroad Company 1
Bertrand, Charles Edward, 1915-1978 1
Biddle, Edward R. (Edward Robert) 1
Buffalo, Rochester, and Pittsburgh Railway Company 1
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Central Railroad of New Jersey 1
Chauncey, Elihu, 1779-1847 1
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company 1
Cope, David H., 1913-2001 1
Corbin, Austin, 1827-1896 1
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Company 1
Dice, Agnew T. (Agnew Thomson), 1862-1932 1
Dickson, Samuel, 1837-1915 1
Drexel, Morgan & Co 1
Elmira, Cortland, and Northern Railroad Company 1
Emlen, William F. (William Fishbourn), 1787-1866 1
Empire Transportation Company 1
Ewing, Charles H., 1866-1935 1
Fall Brook Railway Company 1
Furness, Frank, 1839-1912 1
Gowan & Marx 1
Gowen, Franklin B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1836-1889 1
Harris, Joseph S. (Joseph Smith), 1836-1910 1
J.P. Morgan & Co 1
Jennings, William Nicholson, 1860-1946 1
Jersey Central Transportation Company 1
Jersey Shore, Pine Creek and Buffalo Railway Company 1
Junction Railroad Company 1
Knight, Edward C. (Edward Collings), 1813-1892 1
Knights of Labor 1
Laclede Steel Company 1
Lawrence S. Williams, Inc 1
Lehigh & Susquehanna Rail Road (Firm) 1
Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company 1
Lehigh Valley Railroad Company 1
Lewis, Edwin M. 1
Lorenz, William, 1826-1884 1
McLeod, A. A. (Archibald Angus), 1848-1902 1
Montour Iron Company 1
Montour Iron and Steel Company 1
National Company 1
New York Central Railroad Company 1
New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company 1
New York and Long Branch Railroad 1
Nichols, Henry K. (Henry Kuhl), 1830-1904 1
Nicolls, G. A. (Gustavus A.), 1817-1886 1
Norfolk and Western Railway Company 1
Osborne, John H. (John Humfrey), 1818-1894 1
Penn Center (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Pennsylvania Coal Company 1
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co 1
Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Company 1
Philadelphia and Reading Railway Company 1
Philadelphia and Reading Relief Association 1
Philadelphia, Reading & New England Railroad 1
Pinkerton's National Detective Agency 1
Powelton Iron and Coal Company 1
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Robinson, Moncure, 1802-1891 1
Robinson, Wirt, 1806-1865 1
Sayre, Robert H. (Robert Heysham), 1824-1907 1
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. Red Arrow Division 1
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Compact 1
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Tamaqua and Lansford Street Railway Company 1
Temple Iron Company 1
Tide-Water Pipe Company, Limited 1
Toland, Henry 1
United Mine Workers of America 1
United States Express Company 1
United States Railroad Administration 1
United States Railroad Labor Board 1
Voorhees, Theodore, 1847-1916 1
Welsh, J. Lowber (John Lowber), 1842-1904 1
West Pittston Coal Company 1
Western Maryland Railroad Company 1
Western Union Telegraph Company 1
William H. Gray, III, 30th Street Station (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Williamsport and North Branch Railroad Company 1
Wootten, John E. (John Eastburn), 1823-1898 1
Workingmen’s Benevolent Association of Schuyklill County, Pennsylvania 1
Wyoming Valley Coal Company 1
Young Men's Christian Association. Reading Railway Department 1
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