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Bartlett & Smith
Chestnut St. Bridge, Philada.
Library Company of Philadelphia
Accession number: (8)1322.F.11e, P.2004.22
Views showing the iron arch bridge built over the Schuylkill River between 1861-1866 after the designs of Strickland Kneass. Also shows a sailing ship with her masts down, a pier loaded with lumber, a reinforced ditch filled with water, and cityscape in the background. The bridge, partially funded and utilized by the Chestnut and Walnut Streets Passenger Railway Company, was demolished in 1958.