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Penn Station: 1910
Circa 1910. "Pennsylvania station, main concourse, New York." Silver gelatin glass transparency, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size. Present Penn Station Interesting comment on the old Penn Station from Anonymous. I never experienced the old one, but I'll agree ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/26/2012 - 12:36pm -

Penn Station: 1910

Penn Station: 1910
New York circa 1910. "Pennsylvania Station, track level, showing stairway and elevators." 8x10 inch glass ... Detroit Publishing Company. View full size. Penn's Passive Lighting Penn Station was notable for its extensive use of cast glass prism lights in ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/01/2012 - 5:42pm -

Penn Station: 1910

City Hall: 1910
... buildings are a thing of the past! Curse of Billy Penn's hat Said to be the reason why Philly sports teams lose, as ... as a disc jockey on Philly's WHAT-FM. It was a 24/7 jazz station with all white DJs. Our AM (a studio window away) was all R&B and ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/29/2012 - 10:14am -

City Hall: 1910

Penn Station: 1910
New York ca. 1910. "Pennsylvania Station. Track level, main and exit concourses, stair entrance." 8x10 inch ... *sniffle* Every photo I see of the original Penn Station is like a little knife in my heart. As someone who didn't move to ... "Conquering Gotham: A Gilded Age Epic: The Construction of Penn Station and Its Tunnels" by Jill Jonnes. We don't need no ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/02/2012 - 5:22pm -

Penn Station: 1910

Penn Station: 1910
Pennsylvania Station in New York as seen from Gimbel's department store circa 1910. George ... on the early historic preservation movement, the original Penn Station (as shown in the photo) was torn down in the 1960s for a really ... the trains are, there are some remnants of the original Penn Station, a large grandfather clock, some old signs stating where the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/07/2011 - 6:18pm -

Penn Station: 1910

Candy Soda Drugs Kodaks: 1910
... New York circa 1910-1915. "N.Y. Drug Store, Pennsylvania Station." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. ... sprinkler? Beautifully artistic candy displays! Penn Station Chrome I found the color postcard based on this image -- ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/29/2012 - 10:11am -

Candy Soda Drugs Kodaks: 1910

Penn Station: 1912
New York, 1912. "Pennsylvania Station, east facade." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/30/2018 - 9:34am -

Penn Station: 1912

Neither Snow Nor Rain: 1900
... Building is still going strong. Soon to be the New Penn Station The Post Office was designed by McKim, Mead and White to complement ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/01/2012 - 5:46pm -

Neither Snow Nor Rain: 1900

Petro-Hut: 1920
Washington circa 1920. "Penn Oil Co., Massachusetts Avenue & Wisconsin Avenue station." National Photo Company glass negative. View full size. Neato ... Massachusetts and Garfield Street NW: Penn Oil I love the gas station photos Shorpy has been featuring. Nice ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/11/2011 - 4:25pm -

Petro-Hut: 1920

Fill Er Up: 1920
Washington, D.C., 1920. "Penn Oil Company, Massachusetts Avenue and North Capitol." View full size. ... in various places around town. Thank you for early gas station photos, Shorpy! Penn Oil This gas station occupies space that is now the National Guard ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/07/2012 - 10:12pm -

Fill Er Up: 1920

Penn Station 1.0
"Thirty-Second Street entrance, Pennsylvania Station, New York." The original Penn Station in the final stages of construction, circa 1910. 8x10 inch dry ... Jersey landfill with its driver asking, "Where do you want Penn Station?" Cover you eyes, Velma One of those ladies leaning on ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/26/2016 - 11:50am -

Penn Station 1.0

Bustling Baltimore: 1917
Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1917. "Union Station showing Charles Street and Jones Falls." 8x10 inch glass negative, ... behind and to the left of Union Station. It's Penn Station now and still in full daily use, including as a main stop on ... would make a run from our depot on Calvert & Centre to Penn Station. The usual cargo was mainly express packages and barrels of ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/20/2012 - 7:18pm -

Bustling Baltimore: 1917

Guaranty Loan: 1905
... Detroit Publishing Company. View full size. The Penn Station of Minneapolis This building - known to most Minneapolitans as the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/01/2012 - 1:36pm -

Guaranty Loan: 1905

Ghost Office: 1912
... the plate is big (5 x 7 inches). - Dave] The New Penn Station This wonderful building is slated to be renovated into the New Penn ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/08/2011 - 11:30am -

Ghost Office: 1912

The Gas Shack: 1920
Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Penn Oil Co., Columbia Road station between 17th & 18th." National Photo Company Collection glass ... the shack? It looked old even THEN! [The sign reads PENN OIL. - Dave] Yikes. "Unescorted lady motorists always welcome. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/13/2011 - 9:40pm -

The Gas Shack: 1920

Transitorium: 1910
New York circa 1910. "Pennsylvania Station. Concourse showing gates, indicators." 8x10 inch glass negative, ... also, "Overlooking a wine rack inside Penn Wine & Spirits is a segment of vintage glass bricks, once a floor and now a ceiling." -- Penn Station's Buried Glory (NYDN) What? No scissor lifts or JLG boom ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/01/2012 - 5:42pm -

Transitorium: 1910

Hollywood & Vine: 1963
... 90's it didn't look as pretty as this. Awesome 1959 Ford station wagon driving with the back window open (you'd get a ticket for that ... specifically at FW's headquarters in Delaware Water Gap, Penn., and at his Shawnee-on-Delaware, Penn., home. By the way--Fred is one ... 
 
Posted by tterrace - 06/24/2009 - 5:04pm -

Hollywood & Vine: 1963

Pennsylvania Station: 1910
... "Track level, main and exits, concourses, Pennsylvania Station." 8x10 dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full ... Fantasy The marvelous steel arches and glass vaults of Penn Station's concourse are just as decorative and "artificial" as the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/01/2012 - 5:42pm -

Pennsylvania Station: 1910

Loco: 1890
Circa 1890. "Mexican Central Railway train at station." Dry plate glass negative by William Henry Jackson. Detroit Publishing ... is the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia, Penn. The circular builder's plate on the side of the smokebox was a trademark ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/17/2012 - 10:26pm -

Loco: 1890

Q Street Gas: 1920
Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Penn Oil, Q Street, Georgetown." View full size. National Photo Company ... Congress. 27th and Q, NW Ads from 1920 indicate a Penn Oil station located at 27th and Q streets NW. I've added this photo to my ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/11/2011 - 6:51pm -

Q Street Gas: 1920

Ghost Coach: 1930
... Livestock pens were near the one W&OD RR's freight station for the Cavalry horses and or livestock being shipped to and from the ... yard to Union Station. If memory serves me correctly, Penn RR did invest in the W&OD briefly. This may be of that brief period. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/22/2012 - 7:02pm -

Ghost Coach: 1930

Wayne Camera: 1970s
... and early 70s, NYC's Willoughby's on West 32nd Street by Penn Station, where he knew some of the staff very well. His cameras of choice were ... 
 
Posted by Desdinova - 04/20/2013 - 12:09pm -

Wayne Camera: 1970s

Temple of Transport: 1910
Circa 1910. "Bird's-eye view of Penn Station, New York City." Also a bird's-eye view of someone's underwear and ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/18/2017 - 2:17pm -

Temple of Transport: 1910

Planes, Trains: 1935
June 12, 1935. "Newark passenger station, Pennsylvania Railroad. Waiting room, sunlight and passengers. McKim, ... plane to either L.A. or San Francisco. As Newark Penn Station opened in 1935, I expect that's why there's a plane on the wall. ... thanks to an extensive restoration in the 1980's. Newark Penn features four levels of interconnections: Cabs and buses at street level; ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/27/2014 - 10:03am -

Planes, Trains: 1935

Gas Shack: 1920
Washington, D.C., in 1920. "Penn Oil Co., 16th and M Sts." Pardon the mold. National Photo Company ... to wonder Where did they find room in that tiny service station building for the self-serve coffee counter, the doughnut rack, the ... architectural jewels of the Minute Service stations, the Penn Oil Co. was content to vend gasoline from simple shacks. Also ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/13/2011 - 11:39pm -

Gas Shack: 1920

North Terminal Station: 1890s
1890s. "North Terminal Station, Boston, Massachusetts." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit ... I am constantly amazed at how poorly the current North station is designed. Now to realize that it was once a far more attractive and accessible building just rubs salt in that wound. Like Penn station in NY, this is a piece of history that I almost wish I never knew. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/26/2012 - 4:58pm -

North Terminal Station: 1890s

Street View: 1922
... There's lots of Shorpy's in there ... the gas station next to Ford's Theater ... yesterday's bus full of telephone ladies ... today, incorporated into the east elevation of 1001 Penn. Ave NW. Epiphany epiphany Re Epiphany, answering my own question: ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/17/2012 - 10:17pm -

Street View: 1922

Pittsburgh Rising: 1908
... PJ McArdle meets Grandview Avenue. Incredible that the Penn Incline (running behind the Pennsylvania Station) looks as close as it does, given that it was near 17th Street. Any ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/19/2012 - 10:20pm -

Pittsburgh Rising: 1908

Hard Copy Exterior: 1962
... Stands Up To Khrushchev?" "Studebaker Autos Not Selling?" "Penn Station To Be Torn Down?" "Captain Kangaroo Show A New Hit With Kiddies?" "Sox ... 
 
Posted by tterrace - 06/24/2009 - 4:53pm -

Hard Copy Exterior: 1962

Singer Building: 1913
... formed after the outcry over demolition of Pennsylvania Station. The Commission failed miserably, allowing the destruction of the ... comparison to the importance to preserve: just as we mourn Penn Station, we should mourn the destruction of those blocks. (The ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/01/2012 - 5:43pm -

Singer Building: 1913
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