Thursday, September 3, 2009

Portugal - Marshal Carmona Bridge


Stamp Issue : 1952-12-10 

Marshal Carmona Bridge also called Vila Franca de Xira Bridge crosses the Tagus River, links Vila Franca de Xira to the Lezíria region. It was inaugurated in 1951, is 1224 meter in length, measuring 524 meters with 104 metre spans. With more than 50 years, this bridge still represents a very important connection for everyone in the region.

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