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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.
1853 Peney
Peney, Geneva, Switzerland (Rhône River)
Bridgemeister ID:1827
Status:Collapsed, May 24, 1853
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:100m
  • GHD describes how Dufour designed the bridge but was replaced (for political reasons) by a novice engineer, Mr. Hug who produced his own design. The bridge collapsed under test loading.

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