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Location DB > Canada > Ontario > Thunder Bay > Jackknife Bascule Bridge
Jackknife Bascule Bridge
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created by vladatron on 3/21/2007 9:03 AM
last modified by Mr. Fuzzy on 2/15/2010 9:58 PM
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Huge bridge, first I've seen of this kind of bridge. Perhaps they are common and I just haven't come across them.
It lifts like a massive spider in attack mode. It's insane to watch when you're beside it because it's ginormous.
It's also very beautiful just to see in it's stationary mode.

 Basic Information
Type: Bridge
Status: Active
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
106th Street & Syndicate Avenue
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Owner: City of Thunder Bay?
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  •  Hazards
  • rail traffic
  •  Interesting Features

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  • Nearby scrapyard and Petro refinery
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 0
    Closed: 2002
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    Large Bascule bridge allowing access to Mission & McKeller Islands. In 2002 the bridge was closed to vehicular traffic, but is still open to rail traffic. Access to the islands is now from Island Dr at the north point of McKeller Island.
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    Wed, Mar 21st, 2007
    posted by vladatron
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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Steed on 2/16/2010 4:34 AM.

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  • on Feb 16 10 at 4:34, Steed validated this location
  • on Feb 15 10 at 21:58, Mr. Fuzzy changed the following: Display Name, Owner, Street Address, Latitude, Longitude, Prefer Satellite, History, Year Closed, Hazards, Security Measures, Recommended Equipment
  • on Nov 15 07 at 5:14, Mutt validated this location
  • on Mar 21 07 at 9:23, vladatron updated gallery bridge
  • on Mar 21 07 at 9:22, vladatron made this location available
  • on Mar 21 07 at 9:22, vladatron changed the following: Type
  • on Mar 21 07 at 9:21, vladatron updated gallery bridge
  • on Mar 21 07 at 9:19, vladatron added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Mar 21 07 at 9:15, vladatron created a new gallery
  • on Mar 21 07 at 9:15, vladatron updated the main picture
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