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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.
1842 Pênsil Maria II
Porto, Portugal (Douro River)
Bridgemeister ID:2433
Coordinates:N 41.14006 W 8.60986
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ
Principals:Mellet, Stanislas Bigot, Amédée Caruette
Use:Vehicular
Status:Only towers remain, c. 1900 (last checked, 2008)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Replaced by the famous bi-level Dom Luís I arch bridge. Towers of the suspension bridge are extant at the foot of the Dom Luís I bridge.

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