Northwest corner of Broad and Race Streets, 1878

Philadelphia, Pa.

The corner building has an awning reaching to the curb facing both streets advertising "Ice cold beer, McCullough's, Lager Beer." The next right building, facing Broad Street, has the dates 1776 and 1876. Next right is #204. It carries the name "George Myers Manufacturer of Bath Boilers & Tanks." In #206 is housed "W. E. Hoffman, Sand Paper Moulding, Act for Tabers, Washboards Jambs." Continuing to the right is "D. Bunting's Hotel" which also advertises "Lager Beer" on the awning. There are a few people in the scene. In the background is a very tall square smokestack(?). Horsecar tracks run along Race Street.


Location: Library Company of Philadelphia
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updated by BMC July 18, 2000