Northeast corner of Tenth and Race Streets, 1883

Tenth and Race Sts., Philadelphia, Pa.

The 2 1/2 storey wooden corner building, facing Race St., houses J. Roan, a restaurant serving oysters and lager beer. Next on Race is another building bearing the sign "Cheap Blinds." Next is a red brick building advertising "R. W. Kensil Blinds" and "Furniture, Chairs." Facing 10th Street is a red brick building bearing the sign "Corbetts/M. Wright." Trolley tracks are in evidence on both streets. There is a horse trolley advancing along Tenth St. It also travels on Eleventh St. according to the sign on its side. Atop the trolley part of an advertisement for "Heaters, Ranges" is in view. A telegraph pole w/no visible wires completes the scene.

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