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9 suspension bridges were found for search criteria: STC . All 9 bridges from the search results appear below. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. If you don't see what you were looking for, try an image search with the same criteria: STC. This will find the bridge if it is pictured on the site, but is not a catenary suspension bridge.
1880 Fitzroy
Rockhampton, Australia (Fitzroy River)
Bridgemeister ID:416
References:AAJ, STC
Principals:F. J. Byerley, Owen Jones
Use:Vehicular
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:6
Main spans:4 x 70.7m
Side spans:2 x 26.5m
Deck width:21f
Notes
  • Damaged during flood, 1890. Repaired, 1891.
1890 Wollaston
Warrnambool, Australia (Merri River)
Bridgemeister ID:420
Coordinates:S 38.36343 E 142.49163
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:STC
Principals:Arthur Dobson
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use, but restricted to foot traffic (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:36.6m
Deck width:3.2m
1892 Cammeray (North Sydney, Northbridge)
Willoughby, Australia (Long Bay Gully)
Bridgemeister ID:421
Structurae ID:0006323
References:PTS2, STC
Use:Vehicular
Status:Replaced, 1939
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:3
Main span:152.4m
Side spans:2 x 38.1m
Notes
  • Replaced with arch in 1939, but original towers retained. STC says replaced 1937. Vicinity of Northbridge, Cammeray, and Sydney.
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg
1898 Hampden
Kangaroo Valley, Australia (Kangaroo River)
Bridgemeister ID:423
References:STC
Principals:E.M. de Burgh
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use (last checked, 2008)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:77.1m
1903 Maldon
Picton vicinity, Australia (Nepean River)
Bridgemeister ID:427
References:STC
Principals:E.M. de Burgh
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:68.9m
Notes
  • Timber towers damaged by fire, replaced with steel towers 1939.
1904 Alexandra (Basin)
Launceston, Tasmania (South Esk River - First Basin Water, Cataract Gorge Reserve)
Bridgemeister ID:428
References:STC
Principals:C. St John David, Salisbury's Foundry Co.
Use:Footbridge
Status:Destroyed, 1929
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:3
Main span:45.7m
Side spans:2 x 10.7m
Notes
1907 Sandy Creek
Mackay, Australia (Sandy Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:527
References:STC
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:Bypassed, 1966
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Damaged in 1957 and 1958 by overweight vehicles. Bridge was repaired each time. Structure was still standing when a replacement was completed in 1966.
1930 Alexandra (Basin)
Launceston, Tasmania (South Esk River - First Basin Water, Cataract Gorge Reserve)
Bridgemeister ID:444
Coordinates:S 41.44681 E 147.11813
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:STC
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:3
Main span:45.7m
Side spans:10.7m, 16.8m
Notes
Stereoview, collection of David Denenberg
1936 Walter Taylor
Indooroopilly and Chelmer, Australia (Brisbane River)
Bridgemeister ID:449
Structurae ID:0005456
Coordinates:S 27.505467 E 152.9737
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, STC
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:182.9m
Notes
  • Hybrid truss-suspension where truss rises up to meet main cables.
  • Two-year refurbishment started, late 2007, to replace and strengthen joints along the cables and deck truss.



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