Palace Bridge In Saint Petersburg

Palace Bridge In Saint Petersburg

Palace Bridge is probably one of the most beautiful and popular bridges in Saint Petersburg. If a tourist fails to see raising of Palace Bridge, than the whole trip to Saint Petersburg is in vain.

The bridge opened in 1916. It has a length of 260 m and a width of 27.8 m. Its crew includes 11 workers.

In the photo, you see their arms.

Palace Bridge In Saint Petersburg

Senior mechanic assistant Yury.

Palace Bridge In Saint Petersburg

In 1917, they renamed the bridge into Respublikansky but in 1944, they gave it its historic name back.

Palace Bridge In Saint Petersburg

Under the bridge.

Palace Bridge In Saint Petersburg

In the 2000s, a travel agency wanted to organize exursions to this bridge but when they saw how much they had to do before they could start bringing people here, they disappeared in seconds. Too much money had to be invested.

Palace Bridge In Saint Petersburg

Palace Bridge In Saint Petersburg

Palace Bridge In Saint Petersburg

Generatos and engines.

Palace Bridge In Saint Petersburg

Its balance weight.

Palace Bridge In Saint Petersburg

This is the mechanism which raises the bridge. It’s been here since the opening.

Palace Bridge In Saint Petersburg

Palace Bridge In Saint Petersburg

In 2008, the bridge’s service life ended. It’s either going to be reconstructed or a new bridge will appear next to it.

Palace Bridge In Saint Petersburg

Palace Bridge In Saint Petersburg

Some turbine.

Palace Bridge In Saint Petersburg

Palace Bridge In Saint Petersburg

Palace Bridge In Saint Petersburg

Palace Bridge In Saint Petersburg

A pile of hard hats.

Palace Bridge In Saint Petersburg

Palace Bridge In Saint Petersburg

Location: Saint Petersburg

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