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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 Tonnay-Charente
Tonnay-Charente, France (Charente River)
Bridgemeister ID:942
Structurae ID:0000899
Coordinates:N 45.940166 W 0.886
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BPF, PTS2
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use, but restricted to foot traffic
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:90m
Side spans:2
Notes
  • Deck failed, August 21, 1883, during a load test. Rebuilt, 1885. At some point, the upper portions of the towers (above the road deck) were replaced.
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg

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