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This is a list of the only bridge from the suspension bridge inventory crossing Pegnitz River. Please note that different rivers with the same name will be grouped together. For example, selecting 'Bear Creek' shows bridges across several different Bear Creeks. Also, similarly named rivers are grouped separately. For example, 'River Dee' (UK) bridges are grouped separately from 'Dee River' (Australia) bridges. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. Click here to go to the list of crossings.
1824 Kettensteg (Chain)
Nuremburg, Bavaria, Germany (Pegnitz River)
Bridgemeister ID:1111
Structurae ID:0000255
Coordinates:N 49.45468 E 11.07076
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:PTS2
Principals:Konrad Georg Kuppler
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Eyebar (iron)
Suspended spans:2
Main spans:27.9m, 29.6m
Notes
  • Now aided by intermediate piers. Eckhard Bernstorff notes: "Oldest suspension bridge in Germany, but since 1930 supported by two intermediate piers at each span."
Photo by Eckhard Bernstorff

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