January 5, 2014

Majestic /Heritage Empress Bridge on Sutlej at Hussianiwala ( Ferozepur ) - Pics

The Majestic Road ( on top ) cum Rail Bridge at Hussainiwala ( Ferozepur ), inaugurated on 02 March 1887 , was dismantled during the 1971 War. Its piers are intact.

The Bridge was an engineering marvel. It can be a heritage site.

For pic of the original bridge

http://in.geoview.info/historic_empress_bridge_ferozepur,61684765p

The current state of the once majestic bridge (  piers are intact )

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/60558689



The original approach road  Overbridge ( at one end of the bridge for road to gain height above the railway line below )



http://www.stamps-auction.com/firozpur-old-postcard-defence-post-empress-bridge-rail-for-sale-85573


For the Intact Eastern ( Left Bank - Ferozepur Side ) Approach Road Tower  http://www.panoramio.com/photo/68228395

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/60558624


The current dilapidated / damaged state of the Over bridge  ( Western side- Right  Bank - Kasur Side  )for Road Passage

https://www.google.co.in/search?q=hussainiwala+bridge&sa=N&espv=210&es_sm=93&tbm=isch&source=iu&imgil=EKA3FrBElbwDTM%253A%253Bhttps%253A%252F%252Fencrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com%252Fimages%253Fq%253Dtbn%253AANd9GcQh96YetKgffdOlQGDbC3fErG0BZbZBf1cnG_cASbdsE29b58XWSA%253B894%253B576%253BA1Xz9yQiSnSf9M%253Bhttp%25253A%25252F%25252Fwww.panoramio.com%25252Fphoto%25252F6233308&ei=LYrJUvXRNce_rgfZhIAI&ved=0CEMQ9QEwAw&biw=1024&bih=672





( Your Blog writer on  wheel chair - at site )


http://www.panoramio.com/photo/60558746

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