Posts Tagged ‘historic bridges’

Shining On The Schuylkill Banks

Shining On The Schuylkill Banks

November 4, 2013  |  Photography

With an assist from the Commonwealth, the Schuykill River Development Corporation flipped the upgraded switch to relight the bridges over the Schuylkill River in Center City on September 26th. Brad Maule brings his camera and tripod for a stroll along the banks to bask in their glow > more

Superstructure At 33rd In Thirds

Superstructure At 33rd In Thirds

September 13, 2013  |  History

Little fanfare accompanies the short trek between Fairmount Park's East Park and Lemon Hill sections, but under your feet (or tires), the 33rd Street superstructure, including an unusual brick skew arch tunnel, is still doing the job it was created to do at the turn of the 20th Century > more

The Prettiest Old Bridge To Nowhere

The Prettiest Old Bridge To Nowhere

August 27, 2013  |  History

Once upon a time, the Fairmount Park trolley carried passengers to all of the West Park's attractions, including Chamounix Mansion. Though the trolley has been gone nearly 70 years, many of its remnants can be found, including this bridge profiled by Brad Maule > more

My Favorite Place: The Walnut Lane Bridge

My Favorite Place: The Walnut Lane Bridge

September 27, 2012  |  City Life

Take a look at this graceful span built over Wissahickon Creek in 1908 through the eyes of Germantown resident (and Clivedon Executive Director) David Young > more