Philadelphia Anchorage, Delaware River Bridge

Philadelphia Anchorage, Delaware River Bridge Pennsylvania


Stock #: 104154
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Philadelphia
State: Pennsylvania (PA)
County: Philadelphia
Publisher: The Sabold-Herb Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Delaware River Bridge, the largest Suspension Bridge under construction in the world, connecting Philadelphia, Pa. and Camden, N. J., with a single span 1750 ft. long, center to center of Main Piers, with a clearance above High Water of 135 ft. over a width of 800 ft. in center of span. The Main Structure is to be of a 2 cable suspension type, carrying a roadway for 6 lines of vehicles, 2 lines of surface cars, 2 lines for rapid transit and 2 ten foot sidewalks above the roadway. The estimated cost to be about $29,000,000 and to be completed in 1926 in time for the Sesqui-Centennial to be held in Philadelphia during that year.
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