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“Absolute Marvel”
Review of Aerial Lift Bridge

Aerial Lift Bridge
Ranked #3 of 94 things to do in Duluth
Certificate of Excellence
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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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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Absolute Marvel”
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.

Visited November 2012
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Allen, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Neat to see at night”
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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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“A sight to behold”
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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79 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“watch iron ore ships come and go”
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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Thank mitaliano
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Chaska, Minnesota
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“cool”
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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