Leonardo da Vinci’s inventions - Swing bridge (1487-1489)

Leonardo da Vinci’s inventions - Swing bridge (1487-1489)

Leonardo's creative legacy also includes several projects related to bridges. This unusual swing bridge allowed for undisturbed water traffic.

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Swing bridge (1487–1489)

Leonardo's creative legacy also includes several projects related to bridges. They were designed primarily for military purposes: they were easy to transport and quick to assemble and disassemble. The Codex Atlanticus also includes an unusual swing bridge.

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