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Old Fairmount Engine House, Ridge Avenue at Vine... icon image

Old Fairmount Engine House, Ridge Avenue at Vine...
"Shortly before this photograph was made, Thomas Shaw, who advertised as 'Inventor and sole manufacturer of Steam, Vacuum, Hydraulic and Blast ... more

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