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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.
1846 Saint Clair (Louis Philippe, Vaïsse)
Lyon, France (Rhône River)
Bridgemeister ID:551
Structurae ID:0022553
References:AAJ, PQL
Use:Vehicular
Status:Demolished, 1953
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:2
Deck width:7m
Notes
  • Damaged by drifting boat, 1854. Rebuilt, 1856. Bombed, 1944. Rebuilt, 1946. Demolished, 1953.
  • Crossed at present-day location of Pont Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny.
  • Originally constructed with two suspended spans. When it was rebuilt in 1856, towers were added increasing the number of suspended spans to six.
  • Near 1845 College - Lyon, France.
Photograph, collection of David Denenberg

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