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Pennsylvania Railroad Improvements, Vandever Street & Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Vicini, Wilmington, New Castle County, DE



B&W Photos

HB317528

HB317529


Data Pages


Item Title
Pennsylvania Railroad Improvements, Vandever Street & Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Vicini, Wilmington, New Castle County, DE

Location
Vandever Street & Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Vicini, Wilmington, DE

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER DE-12
Building/structure dates: 1901 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1936 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1976 subsequent work
Significance: These improvements acted as a system to make Wilmington a central point along the New York to Washington rail corridor. In their appearance, construction and function, they typify the works of the Pennsylvania Railroad erected at the turn of the century.

Subjects
Office Buildings
Brick Buildings
Railroad Bridges


Related Names
Philadelphia, Wilmington, & Baltimore Railroad
Pennsylvania Railroad
Amtrak
Conrail
Philadelphia, Baltimore, & Washington Railroad
Rineer, George, Photographer
Seely, Bruce, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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