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Stereoscopic View of Schuylkill and Reading railroad at Valley Forge

image not foundDescription: On the back of the photo: S.R. Fisher, Stereoscopic Landscape Photographer, Norristown, PA:
Photographer/artist: Date taken: Photo location: Valley Forge
Type: photo Subject: View Township: Upper Merion
Source: Robert CohenReferences: Contributor: Jim Brazel, Roger Thorne
Notes: I don't think the track material in this picture between the main tracks and the river are an indication of preparations for laying a third track. The third and fourth main tracks were not laid until the circa 1911-1912 realignment project. Instead, this looks like a materials storage yard for the local track maintenance gang. It is hard to see, but there is a white-painted tool house in the middle of this track material. This is actually a rare scene to be able to see a local material storage yard in the 1870s. - Rick Bates
Rights: owned by Robert CohenIdentifier: SCU09Serial Number: 6760
Donation: Robert Cohen collection (#106)