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Broadway Subway Station, Camden, New Jersey
from the Library of Congress

Three last photos, these from the platform.

From the LoC:

Broadway Subway Station, 30-32 & 33-37 South Broadway, Camden, Camden County, NJ

Significance: The subway station building are significant for their historic role in a regional transportation network which extended to Philadelphia and the New Jersey shore. The buildings are also the only extant above-ground, pre-1940 subway stations in New Jersey. Interior walls of both stations are covered with multi-colored Art Deco ceramic tiles.

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Broadway Subway Station, Camden, New Jerseyfrom the Library of Congress
Stairs to the platform.
From the LoC:

Broadway Subway Station, 30-32 & 33-37 South Broadway, Camden, Camden County, NJ
Significance: The subway station building are significant for their historic role in a regional transportation network which extended to Philadelphia and the New Jersey shore. The buildings are also the only extant above-ground, pre-1940 subway stations in New Jersey. Interior walls of both stations are covered with multi-colored Art Deco ceramic tiles.

Broadway Subway Station, Camden, New Jersey
from the Library of Congress

Stairs to the platform.

From the LoC:

Broadway Subway Station, 30-32 & 33-37 South Broadway, Camden, Camden County, NJ

Significance: The subway station building are significant for their historic role in a regional transportation network which extended to Philadelphia and the New Jersey shore. The buildings are also the only extant above-ground, pre-1940 subway stations in New Jersey. Interior walls of both stations are covered with multi-colored Art Deco ceramic tiles.

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Broadway Subway Station, Camden, New Jersey
from the Library of Congress

More terra cotta tiles from the street level portion.

From the LoC:

Broadway Subway Station, 30-32 & 33-37 South Broadway, Camden, Camden County, NJ

Significance: The subway station building are significant for their historic role in a regional transportation network which extended to Philadelphia and the New Jersey shore. The buildings are also the only extant above-ground, pre-1940 subway stations in New Jersey. Interior walls of both stations are covered with multi-colored Art Deco ceramic tiles.

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Broadway Subway Station, Camden, New Jersey
from the Library of Congress

Interior tile work. So pretty!

From the LoC:

Broadway Subway Station, 30-32 & 33-37 South Broadway, Camden, Camden County, NJ

Significance: The subway station building are significant for their historic role in a regional transportation network which extended to Philadelphia and the New Jersey shore. The buildings are also the only extant above-ground, pre-1940 subway stations in New Jersey. Interior walls of both stations are covered with multi-colored Art Deco ceramic tiles.

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Broadway Subway Station, Camden, New Jerseyfrom the Library of Congress
Sign above the entrance.
From the LoC:


Broadway Subway Station, 30-32 & 33-37 South Broadway, Camden, Camden County, NJ

Significance: The subway station building are significant for their historic role in a regional transportation network which extended to Philadelphia and the New Jersey shore. The buildings are also the only extant above-ground, pre-1940 subway stations in New Jersey. Interior walls of both stations are covered with multi-colored Art Deco ceramic tiles.

Broadway Subway Station, Camden, New Jersey
from the Library of Congress

Sign above the entrance.

From the LoC:

Broadway Subway Station, 30-32 & 33-37 South Broadway, Camden, Camden County, NJ

Significance: The subway station building are significant for their historic role in a regional transportation network which extended to Philadelphia and the New Jersey shore. The buildings are also the only extant above-ground, pre-1940 subway stations in New Jersey. Interior walls of both stations are covered with multi-colored Art Deco ceramic tiles.

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Broadway Subway Station, Camden, New Jersey
from the Library of Congress

Subway station in Camden. Intrepid folks, tell me: Still there, or no? Meanwhile, the “WE CALL CAMDEN TO LIFE” sign pasted to the front in these shots amuses me for some reason. And oh, more photos coming up!

From the LoC:

Broadway Subway Station, 30-32 & 33-37 South Broadway, Camden, Camden County, NJ

Significance: The subway station building are significant for their historic role in a regional transportation network which extended to Philadelphia and the New Jersey shore. The buildings are also the only extant above-ground, pre-1940 subway stations in New Jersey. Interior walls of both stations are covered with multi-colored Art Deco ceramic tiles.

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