RAILWAYS OF BRAZILS
Passagem bridge over the Rio Tubarão, in Santa Catarina, circa 1905. Part of the Estrada de Ferro Dona Teresa Cristina, this bridge was 164 meters long, with six 24-meter spans and two 10-meter spans. In May 1887 a major flood damaged five of the eight spans and traffic was interrupted for almost two years. A new concrete bridge was later erected.