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Grand Fey Viaduct

Grand Fey Viaduct.Stereoscopic view around 1900From the collection of the Stéréo-Club Français.
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General Information

Other name(s): Viaduc du Grand Fey
Beginning of works: 1857
Completion: 1862

Project Type

Structure: Lattice truss bridge
Deck truss bridge
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge
Material: Iron bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Sarine River
Replaced by: Grand Fey Viaduct (1925)

Technical Information


pier height 43.2 m


piers wrought iron
truss wrought iron


(role unknown)

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Relevant Publications

  • Lemoine, Bertrand L'architecture du fer, Champ Vallon, Seyssel (France), ISBN 2903528713, 322; pp. 103
  • Marti, Peter & Monsch, Orlando & Laffranchi, Massimo Schweizer Eisenbahnbrücken, vdf Hochschulverlag AG (ETH Zürich), Zurich (Switzerland), ISBN 3728127868, 2001; pp. 106-111
  • Picon, Antoine L'art de l'ingénieur, Éditions du Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (France), ISBN 2858509115, 1997; pp. 336
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