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Delaware River Bridge

Delaware River Bridge Philadelphia Pennsylvania
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Stock #: 57213
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Philadelphia
State: Pennsylvania (PA)
County: Philadelphia
Publisher: P. Sander
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 of 1750 feet long, center to center of Main Piers, with a Clearance above High Water of 135 feet over a width of 800 feet in center of span. The Main Structure is to be of 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 429,000,000 and to be completed in 1926 in time for the Sesqui - Centennial to be held in Philadelphia that year.