Kassel and a Bridge near Coblenz



Kassel and a Bridge near Coblenz


On the left an aerial inclined photograph of a river with a destroyed bridge. A river split into two channels by a spit of land runs from mid left to bottom right. A metal girder bridge runs across both channels and on the spans of both sides collapsed into the water. On the far bank are a few buildings including a factory with a chimney. In the middle distance some small built up areas beyond which is open countryside. Electricity pylons run fro right to left three quarters way up. Captioned 'Bridge near Coblenz'.

On the right an aerial inclined photograph of a badly damaged town on a river, The river zigzags from middle left toward the bottom right. On the nearside buildings have mostly been reduced to rubble with just some standing walls. On the right is part of a multistory building. A road runs from bottom centre up through a roundabout to the river where the road bridge has totally disappeared. Towards the left end of the river is a weir and lock with another intact bridge beyond. On the far bank are more blocks of destroyed buildings and industrial areas. Beyond is open countryside with a few built up areas including a prominent chimney left of centre towards the top. Captioned 'Kassel'.



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