De Hef (Koningshavenbrug)

This is definitely the most spectacular lifting bridge in the Netherlands, one of the few still in existence in this country: a masterly example of pure engineering art and skill. When the railway tunnel underneath the Maas River was completed, the De Hef bridge became superfluous, but it was preserved as a national monument. Photo: Ossip van Duivenbode.

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