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Lions Gate Bridge - view from Sea Wall in Stanley Park | by janusz l
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Lions Gate Bridge - view from Sea Wall in Stanley Park

The Lions Gate Bridge, a landmark of Vancouver and the North Shore. The construction began on March 31 1937 and finished in 1938. The bridge cost precisely $5,873,837.17 to build. It all began when the Guinness family (of beer fame), decided to invest in land on the North Shore. Now the West and North Vancouver holds some of the most expensive properties in Canada.

Total Length including approach spans : 1517.3 m (4978 ft ) , Main Span: 472 m (1550 ft) , Tower Height: 111 m (364 ft)

 

On Explore Apr 22 2008 #461

 

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Taken on February 23, 2008