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Identifer Preview Title Surveyor Date Media / Size / Scale Area / Map Features
RC-042-c Plan showing proposed extension of tracks of Marshall Street Passenger Railway Company on Randolph St. from Thompson St.. to Oxford St., 17th Ward [Ordinance June 2, 1890; approved by Board of Surveyors June 16, 1890] French, Andrew 1890
Blueprint
10 x 36 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
Marshall Street Passenger Railway Co.
Street Railway
RC-042-d Plan of proposed extension of tracks belonging to the Marshall Street Passenger Railway Co. [Ordinance June 2, 1890; approved by Board of Surveyors June 16, 1890] Mercer, Joseph 1890
Mounted
20 x 34 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Marshall Street Passenger Railway Co.
Street Railway
RC-043 Liddonfield Liddonfield. High-class home sites. Large Lots. Wide Streets. Automobile driveways in rear of lots. Disston & Heston, Agents. Liddonfield headquarters 7930 Frankford Avenue, Holmesburg. Main office 6824 Torresdale Avenue, Tacony. Telephones Holmesburg 2000, Tacony 1400. [Title within plan] Liddonfield, Forty-first Ward, Philadelphia. [Survey returned June 26, 1924] Webster, Clement B. 1924
Paper
17 x 22 in.
Northeast Philadelphia. Bounded by Tolbut St., Tulip St., Strahle St. and Frankford Ave.
Development plot plan.
RC-043-01 Plan made for "The Twenty-second St. and Allegheny Ave. Pass. R'y Co." showing proposed temporary loop at the intersection of Pulaski Ave. & Hunting Park Ave., Twenty-eighth Ward, Philadelphia [Approved by Board of Surveyors Feb. 5, 1894] Fuller, H. M. 1894
Blueprint
22 x 20 in.
22nd St. and Allegheny Ave. Passenger Railway Co.
Street Railway
RC-043-a Plan and profile of tracks. Twenty-second St. and Allegheny Avenue Passenger Railway Co. [Ordinance June 19, 1880; approved by Board of Surveyors July 7, 1890] Jones, Walter 1890
Mounted
23 x 110 in.
22nd St. and Allegheny Ave. Passenger Railway Co.
Street Railway
RC-044-01 Plan showing proposed location of curve at Germantown and Chelten Aves. and proposed relocation of crossover on Chelten Ave. east of Germantown Ave. for the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Co., Lessee [Approved by Board of Surveyors March 18, 1929. Plan numbered T-1855 and P-38-203] Not legible 1929
Tracing
14 x 32 in.
1 inch = 20 feet
Germantown Ave. near Chelten Ave.
Street Railway
RC-044-a Plan and profile of tracks of Chelton [Chelten] Ave. Passenger R.W. Co. from Pulaski Ave. to Chew St. [Approved by Board of Surveyors Oct. 6, 1890] Jones, Walter 1890
Mounted
17 x 80 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Chelten Avenue Passenger Railway Co.
Street Railway
RC-044-b1 Tracks of the Chelten Avenue Passenger Railway Co. from Wissahickon Avenue to Park Line. Sundstrom. C. A. 1891
Mounted
25 x 40 in.
Chelten Avenue Passenger Railway Co.
Street Railway
RC-044-b2 Plan and profile of tracks of the Chelton [Chelten] Ave. Passenger R.W. Co. from Chelton Ave. to Wissahickon Ave. via Pulaski Ave. and Rittenhouse St. Jones, Walter 1891
Tracing
24 x 29 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Chelten Avenue Passenger Railway Co.
Street Railway
RC-044-c Plan and profile of tracks of Chelton [Chelten] Ave. Passenger R.W. Co. from Chew St. to Limekiln Turnpike via Chelton Ave., Stenton Ave. and Haines St. [Approved by Board of Surveyors Oct. 6, 1890] Jones, Walter 1891
Tracing
24 x 73 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Chelten Avenue Passenger Railway Co.
Street Railway
RC-045-04 Plan of property for the City of Philadelphia situate in Upper Darby Township, Delaware Co. Pa. Damon & Foster 1926
Blueprint
45 x 21 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West side of Cobb's Creek, Upper Darby, Pa., from Marshall Road to Fernwood Cemetery.
Detailed delineation of property along Cobb's Creek, including Cardington Land Co., and the factory buildings of Wolfenden, Shore & Co. Building footprints, material used, and height shown. Naylor's Run, mill race, and line of sewer. Some or all of this property became part of Cobb's Creek Park.
RC-049-s [No title. From Railroad Plan Index (City Archives Record Group 90.14), p. 306: "Philadelphia and Reading railroad, Broad & Pennsylvania Ave. crossing. Tracing (small) showing track layout."] Smedley, Samuel L. 1890
Tracing
8 x 13 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Philadelphia and Reading Railway, crossing at Broad St. and Pennsylvania Ave.
Railroad track arrangement
RC-049-v Reading Terminal R.R. Proposed bridge at Broad St. and Pennsylvania Ave. View looking east. Dec. 19, 1890 [Two attachments: pencil sketches in profile of train in tunnel and horse-drawn carriage on street above] Not named 1890
Paper
12 x 26 in.
Philadelphia and Reading Railway, crossing at Broad St. and Pennsylvania Ave.
Railroad
RC-051-g Map of northern section of Phila. Belt Line R.R. Wilson, John A., Chief Engineer 1889
Blueprint
14 x 60 in.
1 inch = 800 feet
Philadelphia Belt Line Railroad
Railroad
RC-051-j Profile of the Belt Line Railroad, Fishers Lane to Frankford Road Not named 1891
Paper, Graph
11 x 50 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Philadelphia Belt Line Railroad
Railroad
RC-054-a Map showing the located line of the Philadelphia and Newtown Connecting Railroad Company Not named 1892
Blueprint
14 x 32 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Philadelphia and Reading Railroad - Philadelphia and Newtown Connecting Railroad
Railroad
RC-054-b Profile of the Philadelphia and Newtown Connecting Railroad Not named 1892
Blueprint
15 x 36 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Philadelphia and Reading Railroad - Philadelphia and Newtown Connecting Railroad
Railroad
RC-054-c Bridge over North Penn Railroad, Philadelphia and Newtown Connecting Railroad Not named 1892
Blueprint
48 x 36 in.
Philadelphia and Reading Railroad - Philadelphia and Newtown Connecting Railroad
Railroad
RC-055-01 [No title. Fort Washington Railroad, spur from Pennsylvania Railroad line to Chestnut Hill to Stenton Avenue, along Cresheim Creek] Not named 1890 ca.
Tracing
7 X 15 in.
Pennsylvania Railroad System - Cresheim Valley Railroad
Railroad
RC-055-02 Plan of part of property belonging to the Estate of James Gowen, Dec'd. and Franklin B. Gowen, Twenty-second Ward, Philadelphia [Shows Fort Washington Railroad added in colored pencil] Not named 1890 ca.
Blueprint
21 x 58 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Pennsylvania Railroad System - Cresheim Valley Railroad. Bounded by Mermaid La. To McPherson St., Mower St. to Stenton Ave.
Topography, railroads, building footprints, quarry
RC-055-02 gs Plan of part of property belonging to the Estate of James Gowen, Dec'd. and Franklin B. Gowen, Twenty-second Ward, Philadelphia [Shows Fort Washington Railroad added in colored pencil] Not named 1890 ca.
Blueprint (inverted)
21 x 58 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Pennsylvania Railroad System - Cresheim Valley Railroad. Bounded by Mermaid La. To McPherson St., Mower St. to Stenton Ave.
Topography, railroads, building footprints, quarry
RC-055-03 [No title. Profile of Philadelphia, Germantown & Chestnut Hill Railroad] Not named 1891
Paper
11 x 33 in.
Pennsylvania Railroad System - Cresheim Valley Railroad
Streams, mill race, pond
RC-058-v1 Academy Gardens, 35th Ward, Philadelphia, PA. Plan prepared for McCloskey Homes Inc. Franklin & Lindsey 1947
Paper
27 x 31 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Northeast Philadelphia. Bounded by Academy Rd., Holyoke Rd., Wooden Bridge Run, and Willits Rd.
Development plot plan.
RC-058-v2 Academy Gardens, 35th Ward, Philadelphia, PA. Revised plan. Plan prepared for McCloskey Homes Inc. Franklin & Lindsey 1950
Paper
27 x 31 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Northeast Philadelphia. Bounded by Academy Rd., Holyoke Rd., Wooden Bridge Run, and Willits Rd.
Development plot plan.
RC-058-w Plan of Camp Happy showing location of buildings and physical conditions. Forty-first Ward, Philadelphia. Made for the Coordinating Engineer's office. [Survey returned Jan. 28, 1942] Kohler, George F. 1942
Blueprint
27 x 36 in.
1 inch = 40 feet
Northeast Philadelphia. Camp Happy. Bounded roughly by Tolbut to Gregg Sts., Torresdale Ave. to above Ditman St.
Building footprints and uses, elevations, trees
RC-058-x February 2, 1946. Registry Division, [Bur.] of Eng. Sur. & Zon. [Dept.] of Public Works. L-46-6. [Plan of property in East Falls, including that of John and James Dobson] Not named 1946
Tracing, Paper
39 x 43 in.
East Falls. Bounded roughly by Indian Queen La., McMichael St., Hunting Park Ave., Allegheny Ave. and Ridge Ave.
Property lines and ownership, Dobson's Run (Fall's Run), railroads. Lists Deed Books from which property lines were obtained. Note: "Creek plotted from Contract Plan 4-c-104 to Clara Whitaker Property; east of this property creek plotted from City Plan, confirmed 7-19-1875"
RC-058-y Industrial Map of property of John and James Dobson Inc., Falls of Schuylkill, 38th Ward, City of Philadelphia. Showing within the boundaries of this property the City streets, dimensions of the ground, building improvements, Scotts Lane, driveways leading to the buildings, and railroad sidings as well as abutting railroads. Albright & Friel 1937 ca.
Blueprint
29 x 40 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
East Falls. Dobson Mills, 27.581 acres
Building footprints and square footage, covered water course, railroads, sewers, water mains
RC-058-z Proposed bridge at Broad St. and Pennsylvania Avenue [See original drawing: plan RC-049-v] Not named 1890 ca.
Blueprint
12 x 25 in.
Broad Street, Bridge over Pennsylvania Ave.
Profile of bridge and sunken Reading Railroad bed in Pennsylvania Ave.
RC-059-z Plan showing location of line of Philadelphia and Columbia Railroad (as constructed by the State of Pennsylvania) from Columbia Bridge over Schuylkill River to its junction with present Main Line of Pennsylvania Railroad at Anderson's Lane, later Athensville, now Ardmore. Traced for John C. Trautwine Jr., from T. H. Mueller's reproduction of John Levering's map of Lower Merion Township, 1851, with data from other sources, by Chas. R. Barker, 1920, June. Barker, Charles R. 1920
Blueprint
28 x 38 in.
1 inch = 1320 feet
Philadelphia and Columbia Railroad, in Philadelphia and adjacent area in Montgomery County
Railroad line, streams, existing and proposed roads. An extensive map key identifies "Relics Found" along the old line of the railroad as a supplement to the original 1920 tracing.
RC-059-z gs Plan showing location of line of Philadelphia and Columbia Railroad (as constructed by the State of Pennsylvania) from Columbia Bridge over Schuylkill River to its junction with present Main Line of Pennsylvania Railroad at Anderson's Lane, later Athensville, now Ardmore. Traced for John C. Trautwine Jr., from T. H. Mueller's reproduction of John Levering's map of Lower Merion Township, 1851, with data from other sources, by Chas. R. Barker, 1920, June. Barker, Charles R. 1920
Blueprint (inverted)
28 x 38 in.
1 inch = 1320 feet
Philadelphia and Columbia Railroad, in Philadelphia and adjacent area in Montgomery County
Railroad line, streams, existing and proposed roads. An extensive map key identifies "Relics Found" along the old line of the railroad as a supplement to the original 1920 tracing.
RC-063-01 [No title. From Railroad Plan Index (City Archives Record Group 90.14), p. 357: "Pennsylvania Railroad, Fairhill Branch. Two tracings showing location of centre line and profile from Connecting R.R. to Cambria St. Not named 1890 ca.
Tracing
22 x 47 in.
Pennsylvania Railroad, Fairhill Branch
Railroad center line, curb elevations, property lines and owners
RC-063-02 [No title. From Railroad Plan Index (City Archives Record Group 90.14), p. 357: "Pennsylvania Railroad, Fairhill Branch. Two tracings showing location of centre line and profile from Connecting R.R. to Cambria St. Not named 1890 ca.
Tracing
22 x 57 in.
Pennsylvania Railroad, Fairhill Branch
Railroad center line, curb elevations, property lines and owners
RC-063-03 No. 5288. Fairhill R.R. Plan and profile. Not named 1890 ca.
Blueprint
18 x 56 in.
Pennsylvania Railroad, Fairhill Branch
Railroad center line, curb elevations, property lines and owners
RC-064-02 Gravity R.R. Fairmount Park, Philada. Map showing revised location of the line from Belmont Ave. to point beyond Lansdowne Valley. Drawing No. 18106, Wilson Brothers & Co. Wilson Brothers & Co.; Darrach, Charles G. 1890
Blueprint
20 x 61 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
Railroad, Gravity. West Fairmount Park
Gravity Railroad, Fairmount Park
RC-064-04 Gravity R.R. Fairmount Park, Philada. Crossing of R.R. under present bridge over Lansdowne Valley. Drawing No. 18107 Wilson Brothers & Co. Wilson Brothers & Co. 1889
Blueprint
23 x 24 in.
1 inch = 10 feet
Railroad, Gravity. West Fairmount Park
Gravity Railroad, Fairmount Park
RC-064-05 Gravity R.R. Fairmount Park, Philada. Revised location showing crossing under road to George's Hill and road to C.T.A. Fountain. Drawing No. 18118 Wilson Brothers & Co. Wilson Brothers & Co. 1889
Blueprint
17 x 47 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
Railroad, Gravity. West Fairmount Park
Gravity Railroad, Fairmount Park
RC-064-06 Gravity R.R. Fairmount Park, Philada. Design for bridge at Montgomery Ave. Drawing No. 18146 Wilson Brothers & Co. Wilson Brothers & Co. 1889
Blueprint
20 x 35 in.
1 inch = 10 feet
Railroad, Gravity. West Fairmount Park
Gravity Railroad, Fairmount Park
RC-064-07 Gravity R.R. Fairmount Park, Philada. Design for bridge at Fountain Road. Drawing No. 18145 Wilson Brothers & Co. Wilson Brothers & Co. 1889
Blueprint
18 x 36 in.
1 inch = 10 feet
Railroad, Gravity. West Fairmount Park
Gravity Railroad, Fairmount Park
RC-064-08 Design for tunnels under driving roads crossing line of Gravity R.R. Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. Drawing No. 18105 Wilson Brothers & Co. Wilson Brothers & Co. 1889
Blueprint
25 x 28 in.
1 inch = 4 feet
Railroad, Gravity. West Fairmount Park
Gravity Railroad, Fairmount Park
RC-064-09 Plan of proposed drive from Chamounix Drive to River Road with overhead crossing at P.&R.R.R. [Part 1] Thayer, Russell 1889
Blueprint
31 x 26 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
West Philadelphia. Fairmount Park
West Fairmount Park
RC-064-10 Plan of proposed drive from Chamounix Drive to River Road with overhead crossing at P.&R.R.R. [Part 2] Thayer, Russell 1889
Blueprint
30 x 26 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
West Philadelphia. Fairmount Park
West Fairmount Park
RC-081-y Philadelphia Convention Center Not named 1940 ca.
Paper
36 x 41 in.
West Philadelphia
Loading docks, ballroom, arena, Commercial Museum, and many other features of this complex
RC-081-z United States of America. Prepared especially for National Geographic Magazine. Not named 1923
Mounted
28 x 38 in.
1 inch = 82.86 miles
United States of America
Rivers, cities, roads, railroads, and many other features
RC-091-03 Plan of proposed extension of tracks of the 17th and 19th Sts. Pass. R'wy. Co. on [various streets] and of the Continental Pass. R'wy. Co on [various streets] [Approved by Board of Surveyors March 20, 1903] Nobré, John M. 1903
Blueprint
30 x 47 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
17th and 19th Streets Passenger Railway Co.
Street Railway
RC-091-04 Plan showing proposed extension of tracks on Orthodox Street from Frankford Avenue to Richmond Street for the 22nd St. and Allegheny Ave. Passenger Railway Co. [Ordinance Dec. 24, 1902; approved by Board of Surveyors March 16, 1903] Webster, John H., Jr. 1903
Blueprint
18 x 98 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
22nd St. and Allegheny Ave. Passenger Railway Co.
Street Railway
RC-091-05 Plan showing proposed extension of tracks on [various streets] of the West Phila. Passenger Railway Co. Gillingham, J. Harvey 1903
Blueprint
18 x 153 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia Passenger Railway Co.
Street Railway
RC-091-06 Plan showing proposed extension of tracks on Sixtieth St., Lancaster Avenue to Market Street, of the West Phila. Passenger Railway Compy. [Approved by Board of Surveyors March 2, 1903] Johnson, Joseph 1903
Blueprint
18 x 88 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia Passenger Railway Co.
Street Railway
RC-091-07 Plan of proposed extension of tracks on [various streets] for the 22nd St. and Allegheny Ave. Passenger Railway Co. [Ordinance Dec. 24, 1902; approved by Board of Surveyors March 16, 1903] Webster, John H., Jr. 1903
Blueprint
18 x 75 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
22nd St. and Allegheny Ave. Passenger Railway Co.
Street Railway
RC-091-08 Proposed extension of tracks on So. Twentieth St. between Tasker St. & Passyunk Ave and proposed connecting curve at Eighteenth St. & Passyunk Ave. for the Continental Passenger Railway Company, Philadelphia, PA. [Approved by Board of Surveyors Oct. 20, 1902] Nobré, John M. 1902
Blueprint
14 x 32 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Continental Passenger Railway Co.
Street Railway
RC-091-09 Proposed extension of tracks on So. Nineteenth St. between Tasker St. & Passyunk Ave and proposed connecting curve at Seventeenth St. & Passyunk Ave. for the 17th and 19th Streets Passenger Railway Company, Philadelphia, PA. [Approved by Board of Surveyors Oct. 20, 1902] Nobré, John M. 1902
Blueprint
14 x 31 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
17th and 19th Streets Passenger Railway Co.
Street Railway