Ellsworth–Federal (Subway) Station – Philadelphia PA

Description

This is one of three subway stations along the Broad Street subway line, south of City Hall, whose construction was enabled by federal Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds. As a result of this project the subway was extended from Lombard South Station to Snyder Ave. Service here was inaugurated on Sept. 18, 1938.

Source notes

"The Private City: Philadelphia in Three Periods of Its Growth," by Sam Bass Warner (pg. 193)

https://www.nycsubway.org/wiki/SEPTA_Broad_Street_Subway

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Location Info


South Broad St. and Federal St.
Philadelphia, PA

Coordinates: 39.935692, -75.167222

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