Warren-Ehret Company photographs

About this collection

The Warren-Ehret Company was a roofing company founded in 1852. This online collection consists of 178 images from three unbound albums (circa 1900) which were used as sales portfolios to show the variety and extent of Warren-Ehret's roofing jobs on a variety of buildings. The buildings are predominately industrial structures, but the collection also includes: railroad company buildings, offices, stores, apartments and private homes. The collection covers buildings in the greater Philadelphia area and the surrounding areas of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York City, and Connecticut. The collection has not been digitized in its entirety. For a detailed description of the entire collection, click here to view the finding aid.

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Philadelphia & Reading Terminal in Philadelphia, Pa.
Located at 12th and Market Streets, Train Shed, Philadelphia, Pa., Roofing specifications: 50000 square feet, slag roof, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Girard Life Insurance Annuity and Trust Company in Philadelphia, Pa.
Located at Northeast corner of Broad and Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, Pa., Roofing specifications: 6000 square feet, actinolite tile, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Stephen Girard Building in Philadelphia, Pa.
Located at 12th and Girard Streets, Philadelphia, Pa., Roofing specifications: 7000 square feet, actinolite tile, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
New York, N.Y. Mutual Life Insurance Company in Philadelphia, Pa.
Located at Northwest corner of 10th and Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, Pa., Roofing specifications: 6000 square feet; actinolite tile, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
H.H. Watkins Jr. Building in Philadelphia, Pa.
Address: 1033 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa., Roofing specifications: 4500 square feet, actinolite tile, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Lea. Building in Philadelphia, Pa.
Address: 722 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa., Roofing specifications: 3000 square feet, slag roof, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Vulcanite Paving Company in Philadelphia, Pa.
Address: 1710-12 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa., Roofing specifications: 8000 square feet, slag roof, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Lit Brothers in Philadelphia, Pa.
Located at 8th and Market Streets, Philadelphia, Pa., Roofing specifications: 12000 square feet, slag roof, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Julius Sichel in Philadelphia, Pa.
Address: 52 North 8th Street, Philadelphia, Pa., Roofing specifications: 6000 square feet, slag roof, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
P.J. Walsh in Philadelphia, Pa.
Address: 28 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, Pa., Roofing specifications: 8000 square feet, slag roof, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Haney, White, & Company in Philadelphia, Pa.
Address: 2730 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pa., Roofing specifications: 13000 square feet, slag roof, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
L. Dannenbaums Son & Company Building in Philadelphia, Pa.
Address: 806 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa., Roofing specifications: 8800 square feet, slag roof, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
William Cramp & Sons in Philadelphia, Pa.
Located at Beach and Ball Streets, Philadelphia, Pa., Roofing specifications: 79000 square feet, slag roof, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Welsbach Light Company in Gloucester, N.J.
Roofing specifications: 43000 square feet, slag roof, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Warden Power Building in Philadelphia, Pa.
Located at 19th and Allegheny Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa., Roofing specifications: 40000 square feet, slag roof, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Edison Electric Light Company in Philadelphia, Pa.
Address: 908 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, Pa., Roofing specifications: 16000 square feet, slag roof, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Southern Electric Light Company in Philadelphia, Pa.
Located at Sutherland Avenue and Carpenter Street, Philadelphia, Pa., Roofing specifications: 37000 square feet, slag roof, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
E.H. Fitler & Company in Bridesburg, Pa.
Roofing specifications: 20 acres, slag roof, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Schlichter Jute Cordage Works in Philadelphia, Pa.
Located at Trenton and Erie Avenues, Philadelphia, Pa., Roofing specifications: 51000 square feet, slag roof, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Baeder Adamson & Company in Philadelphia, Pa.
Located at Richmond and Allegheny Avenues, Philadelphia, Pa., Roofing specifications: 15 acres, slag roof, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Delaney Glue Works in Tacony, Pa.
Roofing specifications: 59000 square feet, slag roof, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Atlantic Refining Company in Philadelphia, Pa.
Located at Point Breeze, Philadelphia, Pa., Roofing specifications: 25 acres, slag roof, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Henry Disston & Sons in Tacony, Pa.
Roofing specifications: 15 acres, slag roof, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
George W. Blabon Company in Nicetown, Pa.
Roofing specifications: 75000 square feet, slag roof, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Farr & Bailey Company in Camden, N.J.
Located at 7th and Kaighns Avenues, Camden, N.J., Roofing specifications: 37000 square feet, slag roof, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Warren-Ehret Company photograph albums (Accession 2002.251), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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