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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.
1833 Schaukelbrücke Ilmpark
Weimar, Thüringen, Germany (Ilm River)
Bridgemeister ID:2161
Coordinates:N 50.96722 E 11.33971
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Eyebar (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:14.8m
Deck width:2.04m between side rails, 2.16m total
Notes
  • Eckhard Bernstorff notes: "Oldest fully functional suspension bridge in Germany; 2 x 3 chains; 2 different sags; Located in the park of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's garden house."
Photo by Eckhard Bernstorff

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