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Schuylkill River Gorge

The Schuylkill River Gorge, as defined here, extends in a southeast direction for about eight miles from Spring Mill (east of Consohocken) to the Roosevelt Avenue Bridge Elbow of Capture in the City of Philadelphia. While longer than the seven-mile long Wissahickon Creek Gorge the Schuylkill River Gorge is much wider and unlike the Wissahickon […]

Schuylkill River Roosevelt Avenue and Columbia Bridge Elbows of Capture

The Schuylkill River flows in a southeast direction into Philadelphia and just after flowing under the Roosevelt Avenue Bridge makes an abrupt turn to flow in a southwest direction. After flowing in a southwest direction the Schuylkill River flows under the Columbia Bridge and just west of the East Park Reservoir makes another abrupt turn […]