Puente Transbordador Nicolas Avellaneda, Buenos Aires

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Puente Transbordador is a transporter bridge in Buenos Aires, Argentina, it was completed in 1914. The bridge was in use until 1960 and since 1999 is a National Historic Monument of Argentina.The transporter bridge was the first link to connect Buenos Aires with the outskirts on the other side of the Riachuelo River. The bridge links the Avenida La Plata in the neighbourhood Island Maciel of Dock Sud with Avenida Almirante Brown in the La Boca neighbourhood of Buenos Aires.The name of the bridge refers to Nicolás Avellaneda, a former president of Argentina, who also gave the name to the Avellaneda Partido on the right bank of the river.The platform of the transporter bridge measured 8 by 12 metres and could be operated from a control stand on itself or from the machine house. It was designed to carry pedestrians, carts, cars and trams.HistoryOn September 25, 1908 the Buenos Aires Great Southern Railway was authorised to build a transporter bridge uniting the city of Buenos Aires with Buenos Aires Province south of the Riachuelo River. Buenos Aires Province bore all the costs of the bridge despite it also serving the Argentinian capital.
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  • Ride the boca and caminito classic must include the emblematic Transporter Bridge Nicolás avellaneda. It is an icon of Quinquela Martín
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  • Closer to Caminito La Boca neighbourhood this 1914 platforn carries people the other side of Riachuelo River  more »
  • After sixty (60) years returns to cross the Creek, after six years of work this icon of Buenos Aires starts to move. It is part of a tight group of only eight (8) ferries around the world, is intended to create a consortium and submitted as candidates to the heritage of humanity by UNESCO.
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  • Nice afternoon to take photos.
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  • Very nice place
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  • The restoration is excellent hurts q for some misfits that they always break everything, luckily I had the joy of seeing as once many years ago stood the metal part give way to boats
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  • Is always in service during the past years. There is a part of the bridge from where you can see boca Court.
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  • Another bridge is missing that lighten the traffic from this. and the bs as silver.
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