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Photo: Foot Traffic Eiserner Steg Bridge Frankfurt Hessen Germany

Pedestrians walk across the Eiserner Steg (bridge) in downtown Frankfurt in Hessen, Germany on a brisk cool day. This bridge connects two parts of the city of Frankfurt and allows for easy access to both sides as it is a pedestrian only bridge.

As people walk across the Eiserner Steg (bridge) in downtown Frankfurt in Hessen, Germany, some of them stop to take photos of the view across the river or stop to talk to their friends and family.

This bridge was built in 1868 and is about 170 metres long.

Before this bridge was built in 1868, the people that lived in the surrounding areas always complained to their local mayor and council that the various parts of the city were not easily accessible and that the only bridge that did exist at that time was in disrepair. However, the council was concerned that a new bridge would cost too much.

The public got together however, with the local merchants, and formed a group to raise money to build the Iron Bridge. ... continue below the picture...


Foot Traffic Eiserner Steg Bridge Frankfurt Hessen Germany

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Foot Traffic Eiserner Steg Bridge Frankfurt Hessen Germany
Photo of foot traffic on the Eiserner Steg (bridge)
in downtown Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany, Europe.

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... They managed to raise the funds and their bridge was built and stands to this day. When it was first opened the people who wanted to cross it had to pay a toll - however that is thankfully not the case today.

Foot traffic on the Eiserner Steg (bridge) in downtown Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany, Europe.

Technical Information:
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III, aperture of f/4.5, exposure time of 1/160 sec. on ISO 200, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 150mm.

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Foot Traffic Eiserner Steg Bridge Frankfurt Hessen Germany
Pedestrians walk across the Eiserner Steg (bridge) in downtown Frankfurt in Hessen, Germany on a brisk cool day. This bridge connects two parts of the city of Frankfurt and allows for easy access to both sides as it is a pedestrian only bridge.
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Rolf Hicker
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