Posts Tagged ‘post office’

Pneumatic Philadelphia

Pneumatic Philadelphia

April 11, 2014  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Harry K. gives us a look into Philadelphia's dabbling in pneumatic mail, a Victorian method of mail delivery that had as its chief promoter in Postmaster General John Wanamaker—yes, that Wanamaker > more

Jack of All Trades

Jack of All Trades

April 18, 2012  |  Last Light

This handsome and useful Fishtown fellow has done a little of everything: fire house, Grand Army of the Republic meeting hall, post office, Army-Navy surplus store--perhaps even a speakeasy and brothel--and home to Ampere Electric for the last 62 years > more