Railway bridge [Izomaterial] = Le pont du chemin de fer = Eisenbahnrücke: species photography. - [beg. XX century.]. - Phototype; 12x18; 9.6 × 15.9. - (Kiiv - Souvenir de Kieff). - The image is horizontal. - View of the railway bridge from the right bank of the Dnieper
1. Territory of Russia (collection). 2. Railway metal bridges - History - Kiev, city (Ukraine) - beg. 20 cent. -- Photo. 3. Kiev - the beginning. 20 cent. - Species photo. 4. Photos are documentary.
In 1870, under the leadership of the Russian military engineer A. Struve, the first all-metal railway bridge across the river was built. The Dnieper is one of the longest in Europe in the nineteenth century. Its length was about 1.5 km. This was the first bridge in Russia on a caisson base. Destroyed at the beginning of the Great Patriotic War.
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