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Broad Street Subway Substation No. 7

I spied this hidden gem as I was walking South on Broad Street. This architectural beauty dates from 1929 and is located at 408-10 S. Juniper Street. Juniper runs parallel to Broad Street, and I shot this from a parking … Continue reading

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Heading to 69th Street

Heading to the 69th Street Terminal aboard the Market-Frankford Elevated Train.

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View from the Broad Street Line

City Hall visible from the stairs at the Walnut Street stop. SaveSave

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Ellsworth-Federal Stop

What do you do when the train is late and you’re bored?

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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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