Temporary Bridge Over Schuylkill River at Market Street, (Torn Down 1881) 1881

Incline Plain of Pennsylvania Railroad.

Market Street, Schuylkill River, Philadelphia, Pa

This trestle bridge carries pedestrians on its sidewalk, passenger carriages, trolleys on their tracks, and delivery wagons. It also carries at least two boxcars pulled by 9 horses(miles?). A man pushing a wagon is also on the bridge.

Location: Library Company of Philadelphia
call number: P.2298.107

 


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