Delaware River Bridge

Delaware River Bridge Camden New Jersey


Stock #: 24887
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Camden
State: New Jersey (NJ)
County: Camden
Postmark: 1942
PM City: Philadelphia
PM State: PA
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Delaware River Bridge, the largest Suspension bridge 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 of a 2-cable suspension type, carrying a roadway for 6 lines of vehicles, 2 lines of surface cars, e 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 Phildephia during that year.
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