Krasnoyarsk Bridge

Krasnoyarsk Railway Bridge in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia carries the Trans-Siberian Railway across the Yenisei. The structure was constructed between 1893 and 1896 to Lavr Proskuryakov's design, was awarded the Gold Medal at the Exposition Universelle (1900) by a special committee, led by Gustave Eiffel.

Photo 1, Krasnoyarsk Railway Bridge, Krasnoyarsk ( )

Krasnoyarsk Railway Bridge

When approved for the inscription on the World Heritage List in 2001, the bridge was described by the ICOMOS as "an early representation of a typical parabolic polygonal truss bridge in Russia" which became "a testing ground for the application of engineering theories and the development of new innovative solutions, which had numerous successors".

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