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Ben Franklin Bridge
Philadelphia: Delaware River Front and Bridge (Length 1.81 Miles)
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Creator (i.e., draftsman, photographer, architect, etc.):
Lutz, K. F., Photographer
"Delaware River Bridge and Water Front
The Philadelphia-Camden Bridge, the second largest suspension bridge in the world, is 1.81 miles long, requiring 50,000 tons of steel and 32,000 cubic yards of masonry for its construction. The Port of Philadelphia is the second largest seaport in the United States in point of tonnage of export and import trade and has the largest fresh-water harbor on the Atlantic seaboard."
Karl Lutz Collection
Athenaeum of Philadelphia
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