While travelling from Naumburg (Saale) to the visitor centre of the Nebra Sky Disk by bus, I got this view of the new built Unstrut Viaduct. It crosses the spacious Unstrut Valley. With a length of 2,688 m, it is considered the second longest railway bridge in Germany.
Footbridge in Reichenau an der Rax
A bridge with an amazing view! This footbridge was built in 1902 and spans the river Schwarza in Reichenau an der Rax. Next to this bridge, there is a railway station of the museum railway Payerbach-Hirschwang, also known as Höllentalbahn.
Parksteg in Payerbach
This footbridge in Payerbach, generally known as Parksteg, was built in 1903. It is a combination of concrete and a railing in the style of Jugendstil. I was especially impressed by the idea to create the ornaments by using cast concrete.
Rustensteg in Vienna
Detail of the Rustensteg, a pedestrian bridge crossing the tracks leading to the railway station Westbahnhof in Vienna. It was built in 1901. Standing on top of this bridge one have a great view of trains entering and leaving the railway station.
Otto-Wagner-Bridge in Vienna
This bridge designed by Otto Wagner was built in 1894/1895 and is still in use by the subway line U6 which is obviously an elevated railway at this part of the line. There are several names for this bridge, e.g. Otto-Wagner-Brücke, Wientalbrücke or Brücke über die Zeile.
Mozartsteg in Salzburg
The Mozartsteg is a footbridge named after Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. It was built in 1903 as a toll bridge. The toll booth next to the bridge is still existing and serves as a small shop now.
Murinsel in Graz
The Murinsel in Graz is an artificial floating platform in the middle of the Mur river. It was designed by US artist Vito Acconci in 2003. Two footbridges connect the platform with both banks of the river. Inside the dome, there is a café where one can watch canoeists driving along the river.
Kreith Viaduct in Mutters
In Austria there are only three steel trestles. One of them is this viaduct of the Stubai Valley Railway (Stubaitalbahn), a railway which connects Innsbruck with Fulpmes in Tyrol. More…
Dragon bridge in Ljubljana
This dragon was one of four I saw at the dragon bridge (Zmajski most) in Ljubljana. The bridge finished in the beginning of the 20th century shows some elements of the Viennese Secession. The dragons were even produced in Vienna (Factory A. M. Beschorner). More…