The bridge is 408 meters long and weighed approximately 1,500 metric tons when built. Originally supported by four columns, two more were added in later years to support the weight of heavier rail cars.
Lastarria, Jose Victorino
Society: ASCEMain Category: CivilSub Category: BridgesEra: 1890-1899DateCreated: 1890Malleco RiverAraucaníState: MallecoCountry: ChileWebsite: http://www.asce.org/Project/Viaducto-del-Malleco/Creator: Lastarria, Jose Victorino
YearAdded:Image Credit: Courtesy Flickr/Rafael Retamal (CC BY-SA 2.0)Era_date_from: 1890