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This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges. Follow the Inventory link for more information about the inventory.
1824 Kettensteg (Chain)
Nuremburg, Bavaria, Germany (Pegnitz River)
Bridgemeister ID:1111
Structurae ID:0000255
Coordinates:N 49.45468 E 11.07076
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:PTS2
Principals:Konrad Georg Kuppler
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Eyebar (iron)
Suspended spans:2
Main spans:27.9m, 29.6m
Notes
  • Now aided by intermediate piers. Eckhard Bernstorff notes: "Oldest suspension bridge in Germany, but since 1930 supported by two intermediate piers at each span."
Photo by Eckhard Bernstorff

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