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Landmark: Market Street Bridge
Avenue of Technology tour.
Adolph Alexander Weinman,
* 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
* 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
* 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]
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