Posts Tagged ‘railroad history’

Still Chugging Along: Exploring Philadelphia's Other Broad Street Station

Still Chugging Along: Exploring Philadelphia’s Other Broad Street Station

September 18, 2019  |  History

Ed Duffy dives deep into the origins of a litttle-known Neoclassical train station in North Philly > more

The Budd Company: An Industrial Icon That Broke The Mold

The Budd Company: An Industrial Icon That Broke The Mold

August 2, 2018  |  History

Robert Masciantonio dives deep into the history of Philadelphia's groundbreaking industrial powerhouse, the Edward G. Budd Manufacturing Company > more

Historic Freight Station Lives Again At Lincoln Square

Historic Freight Station Lives Again At Lincoln Square

March 7, 2018  |  Preservation

Michael Bixler gives us a peek inside the old PW&B train shed under construction at Broad Street and Washington Avenue. The former freight station is currently being converted into a grocery store, part of the rising mixed-use development Lincoln Square > more

Old Train Car On North Broad To Become Rail Park HQ

Old Train Car On North Broad To Become Rail Park HQ

February 26, 2018  |  Development

That old abandoned rail car at Broad and Noble is here to stay. The quirky North Philly landmark will become the new Rail Park's headquarters and visitor's center > more

Riding The Rails On Pennsylvania's Original Turnpike

Riding The Rails On Pennsylvania’s Original Turnpike

February 16, 2018  |  History

As Phase One of the Reading Viaduct Rail Park sets to open this spring, Harry K. takes us on a ride along the Philadelphia & Columbia Railroad, one of the earliest railroads in America > more