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Germantown ave and 2nd st.

Being that this would be a bit south of 2nd and Girard, I will start this as a new thread, a great shot of Germantown Ave looking NW towards 2nd st. ca.1930s. On the right you can see the Schmidt's bottling house.

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Break In Cohocksink Sewer - Germantown Avenue Above 2nd Street. ca.1894

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ca.1977 Schmidt's new loading dock at Germantown and Wildey I beleive. ca.1971 some of the Brewery drivers

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This would be a ca.1960 east view along Germantown Ave from 2nd st.http://www.phillyhistory.org/PhotoArchive/Detail.aspx?assetId=100160And a closer look at the southeast corner of 2nd and Germantown Ave. below.and in the below photo is a shot of 1052~1056 Germantown Ave closer to where Widley st once was. and a closer look, Wlidey st would have been to the left of this building.And here you can see the three houses(lower right)at Germantown and Wildey st. from above

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wow! amazing photos! thanks!

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Germantown Ave east view from Wildey st area, towards Hancock st. ca.4-12-1960. In the background you can see the EL and how high it was.

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This is from ca.1960 east view..

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Two more shots from 1960, the first is an east view and the second is a west view.

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A closer look at the intersection of 2nd and Germantown Ave, ca. May of 1960. Showing the bar that was on the southeast corner, and the Schmidt's bottling house at the northeast corner. Trolley tracks on 2nd st, and Freight rail tracks from 2nd st down Germatown ave.http://www.phillyhistory.org/PhotoArchive/Detail.aspx?assetId=101507

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Here ia what was under Germantown Ave at Wildeyreplaced with this.

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A south view of 2nd street from Germantown Ave. ca.1960http://www.phillyhistory.org/PhotoArchive/Detail.aspx?assetId=101941

Re: Germantown ave and 2nd st. further east.

Hope everyone had a great 4th holiday this past weekend..This would be 1023-1025 Germantown Ave. Between Allen and Pollard sts. ca.1898 http://www.philadelphiabuildings.org/pab/app/pr_display.cfm/448739

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This would be a ca.1960 south view from 2nd and Germantown. You can see Bell Floor Covering.http://www.phillyhistory.org/PhotoArchive/Detail.aspx?assetId=102494and a northeast view from same area, Old PTC route 5 bus with a Quaker Sugar ad on front.http://www.phillyhistory.org/PhotoArchive/Detail.aspx?assetId=102496also a north view from same area, you can see the Schmidt's complexhttp://www.phillyhistory.org/PhotoArchive/Detail.aspx?assetId=102495

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Well this would be a ca. 1940s photo ao American and Germantown Ave. Looking south on American st.and also ca.1940s but warmer times, Looking northwest towards Girard Ave.http://www.phillygenweb.org/neighborhoodphotos.htm

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Aug. of 1960, photo shows a northeast view of 2nd and Germantown Ave. with a temporary bridge for 2nd st to go over the work being done on Germantown Ave. and from another angle clearly seeing the Reading locomotive in front of the Schmidt's bottling house.http://www.phillyhistory.org/PhotoArchive/Detail.aspx?assetId=104123

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The laying down of new freight rail tracks in october of 1960.and

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