Lions' Gate Bridge

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    The bridge was designed by the Montreal firm Monsarrat and Pratley, which was later responsible for the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge in Halifax, Nova Scotia using a similar design. Other companies involved in the construction of the bridge include: Swan Wooster Engineering, Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Inc., Canron Western Constructors, Dominion Bridge Company, American Bridge Company,

    Construction began on March 31, 1937. After one and a half years and a cost of $5,873,837.17 (CAD), it opened to traffic on November 14, 1938. On May 29, 1939, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth presided over the official opening during a royal visit to Canada. A toll of 25 cents was charged for each car. On January 20, 1955, the Guinness family sold the bridge to the province for $5,959,060, and in 1963, the tolls were dropped.

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    1. kevin dooley 71 months ago | reply

      most excellent!

    2. Miguel Herrera 71 months ago | reply

      Beautiful, great post process!!!!
      Seen in my contacts' photos. (?)

    3. ecstaticist 71 months ago | reply

      Thanks everyone! This is a pseudoHDR processed from a single RAW file using Photomatix and Topaz Adjust.

      Seen on my Flickr home page. (?)

    4. hast.orchid 71 months ago | reply

      Wow.. It's very beautifull.. I want go to there!!

    5. leaders 71 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    6. Rajesh's Photo Gallery 71 months ago | reply

      Lovely shot! Sunset view from this bridge is my favorite, see below:
      Sunset at stanley park, Vancouver

    7. CA OMID 71 months ago | reply

      I wish I could fly like you...Great shot

    8. mudpig 71 months ago | reply

      perfect light - just love your aerial shots

    9. Jeff Clow 71 months ago | reply

      Beautiful piece of photo work......really nice.

    10. Gert van Duinen 71 months ago | reply

      Awesome view, love the blue and the details of the trees. This bridge rocks!

      P.s. thanks for the inspiration, I used 'Angle Of Doom' for the title, lol :)

    11. ♫♪♪ Michel Q 71 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Photographes Sans Frontières, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    12. izthistaken 71 months ago | reply

      Beautiful, I love the contrast between crazy urban life and a bridge that looks like it escapes to nature's get away.

    13. steve pereira 71 months ago | reply

      Wonderful Shot ..

    14. rabidash* 70 months ago | reply

      seen in explOre..#...

    15. 54StorminWillyGJ54 49 months ago | reply

      beautiful colors! :)

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