Berlin, Kaiser Wilhelm Brucke

This is a triple-arch bridge, like several others we have seen, but the central arch is much longer than the two side arches. The canal would have been too wide to span easily with a single arch, and it was probably desired to make the central arch wide enough to pass boat traffic. Hence this attractive solution.

The cathedral is quite some building, isn't' it? It was badly damaged during the war but was the subject of a "simplified reconstruction." In fact, photographs of it today do not seem to differ significantly from the view shown here. If anyone knows what was "simplified," I would appreciate knowing.

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