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“Interesting Bridge” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Aerial Lift Bridge

Aerial Lift Bridge
Lake Avenue, Duluth, MN
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Ranked #2 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.
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Interesting Bridge”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Cool watching the bridge in action, especially when the big ships come through. Giant concrete slabs counter-weight the bridge on either end.

Visited May 2013
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Santa Barbara, California
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“Pretty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

The bridge is probably more fun to look at than it is to drive across. But it is a pretty area. Enjoy!

Visited June 2013
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Duluth, Minnesota
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“Watching ships arrive in Duluth”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Watching foreign ships from the pier near the Aerial Bridge is always exciting. A trip inside the Marine Museum is very educational.

Visited June 2013
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ames, iowa
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“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.

Visited June 2013
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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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