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“It's worth the wait!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Aerial Lift Bridge

Aerial Lift Bridge
Lake Avenue, Duluth, MN
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Ranked #4 of 74 things to do in Duluth
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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.
ames, iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“It's worth the wait!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

I love being on the marina side as if it is a huge boat coming through they announce a lot of specs on the ship passing by.

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Princeton, Minnesota
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“This bridge is CLASSIC Duluth!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

The bridge itself is cool. . .but the boats coming in are AWESOME!!!!!! My kids were fascinated each time they heard the boats coming! No matter where we were in town, we'd leave and head to the bridge to see the boats come in! My son could have sat here all week watching these ENORMOUS ships come in!

Visited June 2013
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“cool bridge”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

watch as huge concrete counter weights lift the bridge up so the great ships can enter the harbor to be loaded or unloaded. pretty amazing.

Visited June 2013
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Brainerd, Minnesota, United States
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“Fascinating as always”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Watched a very large ship pass through under the bridge. Our grandkids were fascinated with the entire process.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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“Aerial Lift Bridge”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

I have always enjoyed the whole event of the ships coming into Duluth harbor, by blowing their booming horns, and the Lift Bridge answer alike. Then the bridge goes way up, as the ship comes though the canal so close you can see all the ship and deck hands. So much fun. Added plus, a nice museum while you wait. Walk out to the light house too.

Visited May 2013
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