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1live4downvotes t1_ixvt6vr wrote

huh...ok that makes sense for why there is such a huge gap. What doesn't make sense is why they put 5 subway stops over a 1 mile stretch of the city lol. 2 probably all we need, 3 I guess would be nice for anyone stuck in the middle... but literally 1 every 1/5 of a mile is bonkers lol.


bensh_ t1_ixx0u7i wrote

Originally there wasn't going to be a 13th St station, but one John Wanamaker insisted on having a stop right outside his department store.


electric_ranger t1_ixypgqu wrote

John Wannamaker, the first Philadelphian to show off his massive organ outside a subway stop