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McKellar Lift Bridge
Primary Photographer(s): C. Hanchey, CC BY-NC 2.0, flickr.com/photos/21953562@N07/
Bridge Documented: August 6, 2017
Thunder Bay: Thunder Bay District, Ontario: Canada
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Main Span Length
125.0 Feet (38.1 Meters)
215.0 Feet (65.5 Meters)
1 Main Span(s)
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This is a very rare combined highway and railway Scherzer rolling lift bascule bridge with three truss lines. Lengths given are rough estimates. This bridge is listed on the City of Thunder Bay Heritage Register.
Above: Historical 1970 photo of bridge. Photo Credit: Weston Langford, CC
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