The Zeeland Bridge was built between 1963 and 1965. At the time of its completion, it was the longest bridge of Europe. It has a total length of 5,022 metres, and consists of 48 spans of 95 metres, 2 spans of 72.5 metres and a movable bridge with a width of 40 metres.
The province of Zeeland borrowed the money for the construction of the bridge. The loan was repaid by levying tolls for the first 24 years.
I have been fascinated with aerial photography, not satellite, but real aerial photography. This was further fuelled by a hot air balloon trip I made years ago. However due to the limitations, obviously, I did not pursue it further.Read More