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Landmark: Market Street Bridge

On the Avenue of Technology tour.

Eagles
Adolph Alexander Weinman, 1903
* eagles
* Four identical eagles, originally from Pennsylvania Station in New York City.
* Bridge columns. Four corners of the Market Street Bridge. East of 29th and West of 24th on Market.
* 39.954400,-75.181090 [map]
* See also:
+wikipedia.org Adolph Alexander Weinman page




Market Street Bridge Carvings
1932
* small lion heads, human heads, stylized bridges
* The lion heads are on the corners of the bridge. The faces are best observed from South and North of the bridge on Schuylkill Avenue/29th or from Schuylkill Banks below the bridge.
* Bridge columns and arches. Market Street Bridge. Market Street, East of 29th to West of 24th.
* 39.954500,-75.180450 [map]




Schuylkill Permanent Bridge
1932
* small bridge
* inscription:
Schuylkill Permanent Bridge
Opened to traffic January 1, 1805
Altered and remodeled 1850
Destroyed by fire, November 20, 1875
Replaced the same year by
a temporary wooden bridge
Iron cantilever bridge built and completed
April 20, 1888. Replaced by this structure
1932
* Bridge column. Middle of the South side of the Market Street Bridge. Market, East of 29th.
* 39.954350,-75.180430 [map]