Item No: pdch00211
Title: Schuylkill River vicinity of Columbia Ave bridge, city in background
Print and Picture Collection
Image taken by Philadelphia Evening Bulletin photographer Charles T. Higgins. Notes on the negative's envelope read: "1953, aerial views, Schuylkill River vicinity of Columbia Ave Bridge, City in background"
This 1953 image shows an aerial view of the Schuylkill River and the Columbia Bridge, running through Fairmount Park. To the right can be seen the distinctive dome of Memorial Hall, the only surviving major building of the 1876 Centennial Exposition.
Higgins, Charles - Photographer