This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges.
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|1839 Basse-Chaîne (Angers)|
|Angers, France (Maine River)|
|Main cables:||Wire (iron)|
- Collapsed under weight of maching troops, April 16, 1850, killing more than 200 soldiers. Collapse precipitated French virtual moratorium on suspension bridge building bringing to a close the prolific era of French wire cable suspension bridges.
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