|Emilio Biel: Construction of the Ponte Maria Pia in Porto (1876-1877) |
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The Ponte Maria Pia is a railway bridge built by Gustave Eiffel in Porto, Portugal. Construction started on 5 January 1876 and completed on 4 November 1877. At the time of construction it was the longest arch bridge in the world at 160m. The stages of construction were photographed by Emilio Biel.
- Λ With thanks to Manuel Magalhaes for supplying the photographs.
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