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Location DB > United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > Drexel Shaft
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Drexel Shaft
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 Database Info
created by cjb on 10/28/2007 10:30 PM
last modified by Byberrian Fanman on 7/6/2010 5:59 AM
 Viewability
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description

 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Vacant Lot
Recommendation: forget it
 Physical Information
Address

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
United States
Owner: Amtrak
 Hazards
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • air quality
  •  Interesting Features
    Pretty nice, art deco building, much of the machinery has been left there due to the presence of asbestos.
     Security Measures
  • part-time guard
  • locked gates
  • wooden boarding
  • cameras
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1929
    Closed: 0
     Required Equipment
  • Time machine
  •  Recommended Equipment

     History
    An old abandoned steam plant, located northeast of University City.
    It is located very close to 30th Street Amtrak station.
     Media Coverage

     Future Plans
    Vacant lot.
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    Inside shots
    Sun, Oct 28th, 2007
    posted by cjb
    8 pictures
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    Outside shots
    Sun, Oct 28th, 2007
    posted by cjb
    8 pictures


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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Steed on 7/6/2010 6:57 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Jul 6 10 at 6:57, Steed validated this location
  • on Jul 6 10 at 5:59, Byberrian Fanman changed the following: Status, Accessibility, Recommendation, Required Equipment, Future Plans
  • on Nov 7 09 at 2:47, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Nov 6 09 at 20:46, Byberrian Fanman changed the following: Year Built
  • on Nov 6 09 at 3:56, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Nov 5 09 at 22:42, Byberrian Fanman changed the following: Display Name, Owner
  • on Oct 29 07 at 4:58, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Oct 28 07 at 22:47, cjb made this location available
  • on Oct 28 07 at 22:47, cjb changed the following: Display Name, History
  • on Oct 28 07 at 22:47, cjb updated gallery Inside shots
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    You must log in for this feature to work.Steam plant to be imploded 11/8/9JimBoylan083110/27/2009 2:48 PM by JimBoylan
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