The low span consists of a pair of 113-footlong through-plate girders, studded with rivets. The girders arrived by railroad from Bethlehem Steel and were hoisted into place by crane. Tall, daggerlike, cast-in-place light standards of pebbly concrete rising from stepped bases look 1930s-modernistic. Much of the Delaware Hard Fibre plant of 1906 survives as a modern factory upstream, remnant of the many industries that once thrived on Red Clay Creek.
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