Tag Archives: SEPTA

Looking South -The Forty Five

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The Details – Upper Darby

Having basked in comic books and old movies my whole life, architectural details were what cities were supposed to be about. On a morning like the one above, the ornamentation would catch the light and look glorious. These details also … Continue reading

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Truck Mascot – The Imperial Edition

This poor slob is from a movie that’s less than a year old and here he is lashed to a SEPTA service truck stopped at 11th & Wharton. Being a Stormtrooper™ has got to be a crappy job.

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Marlboro Country

The Market-Frankford El had made an unscheduled stop along the rails due to one of those mysterious and omnipresent signal problems. Fortunately this delay afforded me the opportunity to shoot the three-dimensional cigarette sign I had always admired as the … Continue reading

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What’s Playing at Dobbs?

Tina shot a few frames from the corner of Broad and Locust Streets back in what may be the fall of 1981. Note the poster pasted to the pole for a show at JC Dobbs.

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Stuck on a Stalled Elevated Train

The train sat on the tracks outside of 69th Street for reasons unknown so the combination of boredom and the availability of a camera are why I present you this vista today.

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Up to Broad Street

Ellsworth Stop on the Broad Street Line.

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69th Street

Where the Market-Frankford Line originates or terminates depending on where you’re headed or your point of view.

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Broad & Chestnut • The Photo Elective

Here’s another Photo Elective shot by Tina Garceau. As I’ve said before, all sophomore students majoring in illustration at The Philadelphia College of Art were required to take a minor course in photography where the students would take and process … Continue reading

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Route 34

The trolley

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The Teeth That Bite

Somewhere along the subway lines in Philadelphia, PA. Fortunately, the station was deserted so it wasn’t like I was blocking the path.

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The Lonliness of the Short Distance Commuter

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Back to School and Back to Work

Beneath Market Street along the Market-Frankford Line.

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Water, Tile and Fluorescent Lighting

A very wet train platform at 69th Street Terminal.

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