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“Absolute Marvel” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Aerial Lift Bridge

Aerial Lift Bridge
Lake Avenue, Duluth, MN
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Ranked #3 of 47 attractions in Duluth
Type: Bridges
Activities: Inline skating
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Owner description: Originally constructed in 1905 as an aerial lift, this unusual elevator bridge is 386 feet long and spans the canal entrance to Duluth Harbor.
Duluth, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Absolute Marvel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The Aerial Lift Bridge is fun to watch go up and down with the large vessels coming into the harbor. It really is a miraculous feat and so cool how it actually operates.

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Allen, Michigan
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Neat to see at night”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

I was coming out of a nearby restaurant and got to see a big ship coming through. The lights on the bridge in combination with the moonlight made for a nice stop.

Visited October 2012
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Greenfield, Wisconsin
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13 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“A sight to behold”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Watching this aerial lift bridge in operation was very interesting. We were on a harbor tour and our boat went right under it. It gave us an opportunity for some awesome pictures. We also saw it in operation from a walkway right below and that also was very impressive.

Visited September 2012
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MN
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“watch iron ore ships come and go”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Best place to watch for ships coming and going is from Enger tower, or close up eat at grandmas saloon when the outdoor tables are open.

Visited October 2012
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Chaska, Minnesota
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“cool”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

It is neat to see in operation and you can walk and drive across it. My kids really thought it was cool.

Visited October 2012
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