Germantown Stations

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JimBoylan
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Germantown Stations

Post by JimBoylan » Sat Jul 01, 2017 10:14 am

The old ground level Germantown station on the extension to Chestnut Hill was a through train shed! In this photo, taken on Nov. 12, 1931:

https://www.phillyhistory.org/PhotoArch ... etId=15538" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

trains are probably already using the temporary station on the shoo fly, seen here prob ably under construction on Oct. 2, 1931:

https://www.phillyhistory.org/PhotoArch ... etId=15501" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

There are many more construction photos at that site.

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