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DURANGO, MEXICO, OJUELA PIONEER VILLAGE

It has over 400 years of age, was a pioneer town that marked the birth of new settlements in Durango and Coahuila, and its former splendor is only Ojuela Bridge , which stands out from the remains of the church and old houses. The suspension bridge visible from a distance , considered a marvel of engineering, is a monumental work of its time , measuring 318 meters long by

OJUELA, DURANGO AND HANGING BRIDGE


It has more than 400 years old , was a pioneer town that marked the birth of new settlements in Durango and Coahuila, and its former splendor is only Ojuela Bridge , which stands out from the remains of the church and old houses. The suspension bridge visible from a distance , considered a marvel of engineering, is a monumental work of its time , measuring 318 meters long by almost 2 meters wide , and the cross you can admire the deep ravine 110 meters below.

 As you walk, your wood floor creaks and the whole structure by thick tensioners and other steel cables, which lie in four towers sunk deep into solid rock wobbles sustained . It was built near the end of the 19th century by German engineer Santiago Minhguin to communicate the main site with the
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