Philadelphia Street Cleaning Methods – 1914


This 1914 article in American City by William H. Connell provides a fascinating look into how the City handled street cleaning 100 years ago. Connell was the Chief, Bureau of Highways and Street Cleaning for Philadelphia.

The full American City document is part of Google’s digitized library and can be accessed (here).

I have downloaded Google’s American City pdf and extracted the Philadelphia Street Cleaning methods article here.


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