- Camden, Philadelphia, NJ, PA
- Site Type:
- Infrastructure and Utilities, Roads, Bridges, and Tunnels, Mass Transportation
- New Deal Agencies:
- Public Works Administration (PWA), Public Works Funding
In conjunction with what was known as the Ridge Avenue Connector, “the high speed electric rail transit line which connects the Ridge Avenue—Eighth Street—Locust Street Subway in Philadelphia with a terminal near the Broadway Station of the Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines in Camden, is the largest of the completed Public Works Administration projects in Pennsylvania,” as of 1937. Work involved development of a rail line across what is now the Ben Franklin Bridge.
The Indiana Gazette from Indiana, Pennsylvania, Apr. 1, 1937 (pg. 20)
https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/10028437/ (accessed Dec. 25, 2017)
Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on September 16, 2015.
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