Monday, September 8, 2008

Switzerland - New Bridge


Stamp Issue : 1991-09-10 

New Bridge ("Neubrügg") cross the river Aar on the territory of the city of Berne. It first built in 1466 to replace a ferry, rebuilt in 1535. Covered bridge on sandstone pillars, oldest wooden bridge in the Canton. 91 m in length, 8 m in height and has 5 span, each distances about 15 meters to 21 meters.

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