Celebrating 50 years: 1967-2017

Library Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Catalog Number 1993.11
Object Name Book
Author Oliver Evans Chapter of the Society for Industrial Archeology
Title Workshop of the World
Publisher Oliver Evans Press
Date of Publication January, 1990
Place of Publication 204 West Rose Valley Rd. Wallingford PA 19086
Summary A "Context and Overview" of Philadelphia's industrial history. Chapter 10 is devoted to Chestnut Hill.
Sixteen chapters are each devoted to a section of the city. Included are descriptive company biographies detailing history and products, bibliography, extensive notes and reference suggestions, and acknowledgements. There is also an index by industrial classification.
Physical Description 9" 150 pages, paperback photos maps (pagination shown by chapter)
Notes Chestnut Hill sites: Water Tower, Union Traction Company Battery House, Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company Trolley Waiting Station, Philadelphia Transportation Co. Substation, Philadelphia Electric Co. Substation, Yarnall-Waring Co. Machine Works, Glen Willow Ice Manufacturing, Bartolome Pio, Inc., Chestnut Hill Railroad, Gravers Lane Railroad Station and the Chestnut Hill Railroad Station, Henry Houston, Henry Welsh.