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Langwieser Viadukt*

7057 Langwies
The Langwies Viaduct of the Chur–Arosa Railway.

The then longest (100 metres) suspended railway bridge of reinforced concrete in the world.

Construction of filigree appearance. Built 1912-14 by the firm of Ed. Züblin & Co.; Engineer H. Schürch and Professor Ritter.

(Kunstführer durch Graubünden, Hg. Gesellschaft für Schweizerische Kunstgeschichte. Eng. translation of the title: Art Guide of Graubünden, ed. Society for the History of Swiss Art, Zurich 2008. This book has only been published in German.)