Category Archives: Philadelphia

ROOM SERVICE ON THE BROADWAY LIMITED

(Author’s Note: I am pleased to report that the following essay appeared in the Fall 2019 issue of CLASSIC TRAINS magazine.) (CLASSIC TRAINS) My grandfather, Kenneth Macfarlan, worked as a freight clerk for the Pennsylvania Railroad in Philadelphia, hence we … Continue reading

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THE DOCTOR’S OPINION

My cousin, John Hope, was kind enough to forward me an electronic copy of our great-grandfather’s valedictory address to the graduates of the Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia at the twenty-fifth annual commencement on March 10, 1873. I speak of … Continue reading

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