Number 3 to 4, P. R. R. Grain Depot, Oct. 1879

Schuylkill River, Philadelphia, Pa.

This shoreline view of the Schuylkill River shows a very large building identified as "P. R. R. Grain Depot." Several men are working with horses and drays loading and unloading barges w/a black substance(coal?). In the background are a passenger railroad car and several freight cars.

Location: Library Company of Philadelphia
call number: P.2298.084

 


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