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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.
1849 Galliéni (Napoleon)
Lyon, France (Rhône River)
Bridgemeister ID:1164
References:PQL, PTS2
Principals:Seguin Brothers
Use:Vehicular
Status:Replaced
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:60m
Side spans:39m, 67m
Deck width:7.4m
Notes
  • Replaced by an arch bridge in the early 20th century. Built as part of the same project as the Kitchener-Marchand bridge; they were on the same alignment, with one crossing the Saône and the other the Rhône. Both were originally known as the Napoleon bridges.
  • Companion to 1849 Kitchener-Marchand (Napoleon, Kitchener, Midi) - Lyon, France.

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