Grain Elevator at a pier in Port Richmond, 1928

Title

Grain Elevator at a pier in Port Richmond, 1928

Subject

Grain elevators, Port Richmond (Philadelphia, Pa.), Port Richmond (Philadelphia, Pa.)--History--Pictorial works, Philadelphia (Pa.), Philadelphia. Dept. of Wharves, Docks and Ferries, Delaware River Valley (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.)

Description

An image of a grain elevator at a pier located at East Ann Street and Richmond Street at Port Richmond, Philadelphia along the Delaware River. Grain elevators like this were used to place grain and other foodstuffs on tramp ships for transport to Europe during the First World War.

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

January 28, 1928

Contributor

Derek Duquette, Melanie Pezdirtz

Rights

Courtesy of PhillyHistory.org, a project of the Philadelphia Department of Records

Format

JPG

Type

Still Image

Original Format

Photo

Files

Port Richmond.jpg


Citation

“Grain Elevator at a pier in Port Richmond, 1928,” Goin' North, accessed December 4, 2023, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/383.