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“Yep it's a big bridge” 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.
Fulda
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133 reviews 133 reviews
39 attraction reviews
Reviews in 66 cities Reviews in 66 cities
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
“Yep it's a big bridge”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This is a Duluth land mark and must see. We have driven over it several times but this trip we did not. You don't have to hang around very long to see it go up and that is pretty cool. Great stop and must see in Duluth!

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Minnesota
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77 reviews 77 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Fun to See”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

It's fun to see and there's a nice park by it also. I'm sure kids would really enjoy it. It's a nice walk along the shore line.

Visited October 2013
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Very impressive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Go in the Army Corp of Engineers office and they have a schedule of when the boats are arriving and departing. It is cool when the boats are going under the bridge.

Visited September 2013
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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“Fascinating”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We called the hot line to learn when ships would be coming in (or out) of the canal. We watched a huge ship enter the canal and go under the bridge. It is fascinating.

Visited September 2013
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Marshalltown, Iowa
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“Amazing to watch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

It's really cool to watch the bridge go up for the big boats coming in and going out. There is a schedule you can check or ask in the museum when the next arrival/departure is. It's free and fun to watch this Duluth icon in action.

Visited September 2013
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