Siadanshui River Iron Bridge
Also known as Siadanshui River Iron Bridge, Historical Iron Bridge across the KaoPing River is located between Taiwan Railway’s Liukuaicuo Station Jiuqutang Station. Built in 1913, the Bridge is 1,526 meters long was the most far-stretched iron bridge in Taiwan as well as Asia’s longest bridge at the time. In replacement, the new bridge was completed accessible to the public in 1987. The Historical Iron Bridge across the KaoPing River retired behind the curtain was verified as National Historical Site in the 2nd Category by the Taiwanese government. Historical Iron Bridge across the KaoPing River was designed with its construction supervised by Japanese engineer Yukatani Lida. The Bridge is an iron-grey steel arc structure with a total of 24 piers built with brick-stones mixed with granite.
[ 2014-09-17 11:49 Post ]