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    The construction of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge over the Delaware River between Philadelphia and Camden

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      The construction of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge over the Delaware River between Philadelphia and Camden

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    Photo looking south from above the Benjamin Franklin Bridge shows Penn’s Landing redevelopment project amid piers on the Delaware River. Image shows cleared blocks along Delaware Avenue and the Delaware Expressway, or Interstate 95, under construction (top, right of center). “The long curving line is the ‘Embarcadero,' where tourists will embark on ocean voyages." Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, May 5th, 1969

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