General View Of Delaware River Bridge

General View Of Delaware River Bridge Philadelphia Pennsylvania


Stock #: 47537
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Philadelphia
State: Pennsylvania (PA)
County: Philadelphia
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, 2 lines for rapid transit and 2 ten foot sidewalks above the roadway. The cost is about 429,000,000 and was completed in 1926, in time for the Sesqui-Centennial held in Philadelphia during that year.
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