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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 Chain (Szechényi)
Budapest, Hungary (Danube River)
Bridgemeister ID:402
Structurae ID:0000455
Coordinates:N 47.49945 E 19.046567
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BC3, BCO, CTW, HBE, ONF
Principals:William Tierney Clark, Adam Clark
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:666f
Side spans:2 x 298f
Notes
  • Don Sayenga notes, the bridge was designed by W.T. Clark, but built by Adam Clark (no relation).
  • Destroyed during WWII, rebuilt 1949.
Photo by John McGrain Stereoview, collection of David Denenberg Photo by Richard Ehrenberg

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