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“kids loved this attraction” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Aerial Lift Bridge

Aerial Lift Bridge
Lake Avenue, Duluth, MN
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Ranked #2 of 39 Attractions in Duluth
Type: Bridges, Landmarks
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.
Iowa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“kids loved this attraction”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

try standing right under bridge when it lowers, super cool, great attraction for kids, walking over it also cool

Visited June 2013
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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“so cool!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Really fun experience... we watched a boat go under, and the bridge go up/down. Just don't get stuck waiting to cross the bridge when it is going up! it takes a while to go down!

Visited May 2013
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Houston, Texas
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111 reviews 111 reviews
29 attraction reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Awesome Contraption”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

This thing is way neat. Not a draw bridge but the whole roadway is lifted straight up like an elevator to let the sea going freightors throug to the bay.

Visited May 2013
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“Fun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Cool to see these big ships go by so close and think about where they have been and where they are going.

Visited May 2013
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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34 attraction reviews
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
“Watch it in action”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

This unique bridge is fascinating to watch as its driving platform raises for boat traffic. Get up close and watch the operation of the cabling system.

Visited May 2013
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