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A New Krumbach Covered Bridge
Gregor Wenda, Austria, 1/31/2010
I drove through the village of Krumbach, Lower Austria, yesterday and
suddenly noticed two wooden CBs there. One seemed to be an older bridge, the other one still looked fairly new.
As I later learned by surfing the web, the new bridge was only built in
2008 in order to enable pedestrians, especially kids, to reach the local school more quickly.
You can see a nice online gallery about the construction process here:
The opening of the new bridge was documented in a separate part of the
The two CBs both span over the creek "Ponholzbach". They are not far
from each other as you can see on one photo where the new bridge is visible behind the old one.
The new bridge was opened in 2008, I still have to find out when the
older one was built and opened. Both are only suitable for pedestrians
I will try to find our more info, especially technical data, concerning
|The Krumbach bridges, old and new|
|The new Krumbach Covered Bridge
Portal view of the new Krumbacher C.B.
|The "old" Krumbach Covered Bridge
Portal view of the "old" Krumbacher C.B.
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This file posted 02/04/2010