The Delaware River Bridge

The Delaware River Bridge Philadelphia Pennsylvania


Stock #: 104882
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Philadelphia
State: Pennsylvania (PA)
County: Philadelphia
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

Purchase Scan Send Print
Additional Details:
The largest Suspension Bridge in the world, connecting Philadelphia, Pa. and Camden, N. J., with a single span of 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 of a 2-cable suspension type, carrying a roadway for 6 lines of vehicles, 2 fines of surface cars, 2 lines for rapid transit and 2 ten foot sidewalks above the roadway. The cost is about $29,000,000 and was completed in 1926 in time for the Sesqui-centennial held in Philadelphia during that year.
cart: 0