Bridge of Flowers
The Bridge of Flowers in Shelburne Falls,
Massachusetts can serve as a possible model of what
can be done in Darby. Built as a trolley bridge in
1908, the Shelburne Falls bridge was adopted by the
local garden club and has now become a regional
attraction and a focus of civic pride, bringing in some
15,000 visitors per year to a rural hill-town of 2000
people. Darby's bridge, being an easy trolley ride
away from Philadelphia, can do the same.
Return to Opportunity at
Darby Transportation Center
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Path to Shelburne Falls Bridge of Flowers
and Bridge of Flowers in winter
Path to Darby Bridge
Darby Bridge in winter
Darby Greenways
Lovely picture of the Shelburne Falls
Bridge of Flowers
by Wendy Gross