Railway Bridge, Riga
By WacoKidd110 @ 2012-07-09 09:19:32
The Railway Bridge (Latvian: Dzelzceļa tilts) is a bridge that crosses the Daugava river in Riga, the capital of Latvia.
The first iron railway bridge in Riga, over 600 ftm long, was erected in 1871-1872 for Riga - Jelgava railroad.
The new bridge was inaugurated 1914, shelled twice, during World War I in 1917 and World War II in 1944, and was rebuilt both times. The bridge is nowadays the only railway bridge in Riga.