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Born viaduct

Born viaduct

Concrete colossus: Born viaduct

In 1916, the German army constructed a 285-metre-long viaduct in the village of Born in just eight months.

The Germans built railway line 47a over the viaduct between Vielsalm and Born, where the route branches off to the Vennbahn.

The German army built the 23-kilometer-long railway for military purposes. The first trains rolled over the track at the end of 1917.

Two viaducts 

The Germans built the 18-meter-high concrete Freiherr-von-Korff viaduct to bridge the valley in Bron. The viaduct has a total of 11 arches.

Closer to Vielsalm, the Hermanmont viaduct was built, which was blown up by the Belgian army in 1940.

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