Building The Market Elevated Subway
All articles Copyright Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, and Philadelphia Public Ledger
March 11th, 1903; No grade crossings in Rapid Transit Subway.
March 13th, 1903, Page 1; Ready to begin work on subway.
March 13th, 1903, Page 2; Ready to begin work on subway.
March 16th, 1903, Page 1; Bids on subway around $1,500,000.00.
March 16th, 1903, Page 2; subway permits issued.
March 17th, 1903; Bids received for a subway section.
April 6th, 1903; Work started on Market St. Subway.
April 7th, 1903; Rain halts subway work.
March 3rd, 1906; City Hall subway plan abandoned.
July 3rd, 1905; Market st "L" to end at Darby.
October 25th, 1904, Rapid transit assured in 1905.
March 3rd, 1906, City Hall subway plan abandoned.
February 10th, 1906, Commuters made to walk the plank, page 1.
February 10th, 1906, Commuters made to walk the plank, page 2.
August 31st, 1905; Plans for subway near completion.
Financing the subway.
August 1st, 1905, New trolley bridge across the Schuylkill river.
Market st in chaos at present.
The men of toil on the subway.
September 1st, 1905, The very first section of the Market st Elevated Railway.
December 26th, 1905, rushing work on subway.
November 11th, 1905, underground cars for Xmas shoppers.
November 29th, 1905; Over river people to use the subway.
December 12th, 1905, Public may view subway on Sunday.
94 in first car through subway.
December 20th, 1905; The Christmas Bazaar in in subway.
Work all winter on the subway.
January 10th, 1906, subway engineers will push loop.
Subway car crews like their job.
January 19th, 1906, how the subway gets it's light.
December 26th, 1905, rushing work on Market st "L".
March 4th, 1906, mayor would give subway more time.
March 2nd, 1907, New "L" inspected by prominent men, page 1.
March 2nd, 1907, New "L" inspected by prominent men, page 2.
March 3rd, 1907, Elevated and Subway Line carries many distinguished passengers, Page 1.
March 3rd, 1907, Elevated and Subway Line carries many distinguished passengers, Page 2.
March 4th, 1907, "L" road opens at 6:30 this morning.
March 4th, 1907, Public in rush to mark opening of the elevated, Page 1.
March 4th, 1907, Public in rush to mark opening of the elevated, Page 2.
March 4th, 1907, Free rides on the "L" by ingenious plan.
Good words for new road.
March 5th, 1907, Page 2, First day of rapid transit over elevated and subway line.
March 5th, 1907, Another busy day for the elevated.
March 6th, 1907, Page 2, Another great day on the "L".
March 7th, 1907, Page 1, Train jumps off track in subway.
March 8th, 1907; Elevated blocked for thirty minutes.
Wage protest just before line is opened.
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