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Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bridge

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1926–1930, Gehron and Ross. State St. between N. 7th and N. 13th sts.

The 1920s City Beautiful movement ended with a spectacular entrance to the city from the east, with a seventeen-arch bridge rising over the rail yards of the industrial city. It is faced in limestone and terminated by 145-foot-high columns surmounted by heraldic American eagles.

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Author: 
George E. Thomas
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George E. Thomas, "Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bridge", [Harrisburg, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/PA-02-DA23.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 349-349.

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