Snövelstorp Bridge

Motala, Söderköping

Built: 1941.

Technical facts: This is a swing bridge consisting of a rotating deck on a pivoting base. The bridge has a span of  7.4 metres.

History of the bridge

The old bridgekeeper’s cottage was built in 1878, while the present building dates from 1969. For 63 years, Snövelstorp bridge was manned by Gustaf Adolf Rydström. Rydström began his work in 1905 and did not retire until 1968, when he was 88 years old.