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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.
1834 Ile aux Barques (Bergues)
Ile aux Barques, Geneva, Switzerland
Bridgemeister ID:1826
Structurae ID:0017858
References:AAJ, GHD
Principals:Guillame Henri Dufour
Status:Removed, 1881
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:33.5m
  • GHD: "...asymmetrical bridge supported by a single pier."
  • Ile aux Barques is now known as Ile Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
  • This location is better known for the large underspanned suspension bridge completed in 1834 by Dufour (documented in great detail in reference GHD). I have, thus far, omitted the underspanned bridge from the inventory. This entry is for the small footbridge that connected to the larger underspanned bridge. Follow the image link for more information.
Stereoview, collection of David Denenberg

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