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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
Bowman Avenue bridge
Location: 1865' W. of Merion Bridges 22 and 23; Type of bridge: overhead bridge, half through girder, wood floor; Number of tracks: 4; Number of Spans: 3; Length of each span: 57',7'-28,25'; Total length between back walls: 114' 8 1/2; Skew (each span): 90°; Clear distance from base of rail to underside of bridge: 22'-5 1/4; Base of rail to surface of water or road: 22; Clear roadway: 34
Philadelphia Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad, Main Line bridge photographs (Accession DA.PRR.2012.001)
Pennsylvania Railroad Company. Philadelphia Division
Digital AVD Storage
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad, Main Line bridge photographs (Accession DA.PRR.2012.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
1 print : digital, TIFF
Railroad bridgesPlate girder bridgesIron and steel bridges
Date of erection or renewal: 1891, rebuilt in 1901; Remarks: built and maintained by R.R. Co. Approaches maintained by P.R.R. Co.
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Merion (Pa.)Main Line (Pa.)