Tag: Howard Meyer

  • Ben Franklin Bridge – Tracking History

    Ben Franklin Bridge – Tracking History

    By Thomas A. Bergbauer, Retired Courier-Post Editor In 1926 the Delaware River Bridge was a marvel to behold with a 1,750 foot center span. It was the longest suspension bridge in the world—holding that record for three straight years until it was beat out by Detroit's Ambassador Bridge. Predictions from the bridge commission was that…

  • Carl F. Kellman

    Carl F. Kellman

    Carl F. Kellman was born in 1894 to parents Louise D.” Lulu” and Carl L. Kellman. He was the eldest among his siblings, Helen, Frederick, and Alma. Carl L. Kellman, originally from Germany, immigrated to the United States in 1891, where he met and married Louise, who was born in Pennsylvania in 1870. The Kellman…