52nd Street Station in West Philly

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52nd Street Station in West Philly

Postby Trackseventeen » Wed Oct 29, 2014 1:25 pm

Does anyone have, either pictures in a book, or in your own private collection... of the 52nd Street Station? I want to compare them to what I have in my memory. I only saw the station maybe 5 times as youngster. Each time I saw it though, through a car window while driving down Lancaster Ave... it always mesmerized me. First, there was just the building itself. This block box hanging in the air with broken windows. I used to wonder what it was like inside. Even at a young age, I knew it was old. But also suspected it was haunted and creepy, don't ask me why.
900,000 tons of steel, made to roll
The brakes don't work and this grade's so steep
her engines sure to blow...
900,000 tons of steel, out of control
She's more a roller coaster, than the train I used to know.
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Re: 52nd St Sta

Postby timz » Thu Oct 30, 2014 12:21 pm

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Re: 52nd Street Station in West Philly

Postby Trackseventeen » Thu Oct 30, 2014 2:43 pm

Timz.... thanks for that, those were some cool pictures to look at, and yes... there was one of 52nd Street. Albeit, it was before the time period, I was looking for. So again, thank you for posting those.
900,000 tons of steel, made to roll
The brakes don't work and this grade's so steep
her engines sure to blow...
900,000 tons of steel, out of control
She's more a roller coaster, than the train I used to know.
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Joined: Wed Jan 12, 2005 1:52 am
Location: 12yrs before I was born, the PRR "Red Arrow Flyer" Crashed behind my house.


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