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Also known as: Delaware River Bridge
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Original Item Information

Project: Ben Franklin Bridge

Image Title: Philadelphia: Delaware River Front and Bridge (Length 1.81 Miles)

Local ID Number: 76-PC-014-002

Creator (i.e., draftsman, photographer, architect, etc.): Lutz, K. F., Photographer

Comments: "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."

Collection: Karl Lutz Collection
Institution: Athenaeum of Philadelphia

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