The old Elisabeth Bridge (in Budapest,Hungary), built between 1898 and 1903 was the longest suspension bridge of its time with a single span of 290 meters (954 feet). It was blown by the retreating German troops at the end of WWII

The old Elizabeth (Erzsebet) Bridge (in Budapest,Hungary), built between 1898 and 1903 was the longest suspension bridge of its time with a single span of 290 meters feet). It was blown by the retreating German troops at the end of WWII

The original Elisabeth bridge - as it looked at the end of the war. It was rebuilt on the same spot in 1964.

The original Elisabeth bridge, Budapest as it looked at the end of the war. It was rebuilt on the same spot in

Frozen over Danube, destroyed chain bridge. 1945.

Budapest, in WWII. It will take 4 more years to reopen the Chainbridge. This is just a small slice of the damage done when we were being "freed" by the end of WWII.and handed to the Russians.

Szöllősy Kálmán: Romos Lánchíd, Budapest, 1945 / The Chain Bridge in ruins, Budapest, 1945.

Szöllősy Kálmán: Romos Lánchíd, Budapest, 1945 / The Chain Bridge in ruins, Budapest,

Budapest, 1962, január 18. Éjjel-nappal vigyáz a Lánchídra a hídmester. Azt is kevesen tudják, hogy a hidakra éjjel-nappal jól képzett szakemberek vigyáznak és a legkisebb műszaki, vagy egyéb hibát azonnal kijavítják. A Lánchíd "őre" a 60 éves Paréj János hídmester, aki a korát meghazudtoló fürgeséggel mozog a vasszerkezetek között, - még éjszaka is - végigjárja a mély lánckamrákat, felmegy a pillértetőkre és ellenőrzi a hajók jelzőlámpáit. Emellett fülkéjéből állandóan figyeli a hidakat. A…

Hídmester - Budapest, 1962 Éjjel-nappal vigyáz a Lánchídra a hídmester.

1964. az Erzsébet híd terheléspróbája

Budapest, Hungary - Load-test with tram cars of the new (rebuilt) Elisabeth Bridge in Originally it was built between 1898 and but it was blown up by retreating German troops in

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Liberty bridge in Budapest made temporarily usable after the siege, 1945

1902, Budapest. Postcard  The building of the old Elisabeth Bridge (Erzsébet-híd), postcard. By Erdélyi Mór

These are what the Elisabeth Bridge in Budapest looked like in the past. Elisabeth Bridge under construction, 1902 The old Elisabe.

Budapest in the past // Szabadság (Ferenc József) híd a Gellérthegyről nézve.

Budapest in the past // Szabadság (Ferenc József) híd a Gellérthegyről nézve.

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