1899: The Opening of the Clifden Suspension Bridge in New Zealand — Transportation History

April 5, 1899 A bridge near the community of Clifden in the southernmost part of New Zealand’s South Island made its debut. (At the time, New Zealand was a British colony; it became a dominion of the British Empire in 1907 and achieved full autonomy in 1947.) The Clifden Suspension Bridge, which is 365.8 feet […]

1899: The Opening of the Clifden Suspension Bridge in New Zealand — Transportation History