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Get a close look at transportation ingenuity

Come take a close look at the ingenuity built into this lift bridge, when you consider when it was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Welland, Canada
via mobile

Nothing says Welland more than the bridge. It is kind of great all lit up, and it really is an... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2018
Nikki B
Ontario, Canada
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Historical Bridge 13 was constructed in Bridge 13 between 1927 and 1930. It was a lift bridge that allowed ships to pass through. Following the closure of the canal at the end of the 1972 shipping season, Bridge 13 was locked permanently in the...more
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Welland, Ontario L3B 3W7, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Come take a close look at the ingenuity built into this lift bridge, when you consider when it was built, it’s amazing to wonder, how did they do this! There are other bridges along the Welland Canal that are still operational, like Allanburg, Ontario. You...More

Thank Oldblue1
Reviewed March 16, 2018

Nothing says Welland more than the bridge. It is kind of great all lit up, and it really is an iconic structure in the city.

Thank Nikki B
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful historic lift bridge situated in downtown Welland on the section of the old canal. This bridge is decorated with lighting and makes a beautiful backdrop to the downtown. It is often lit in honour of something by changing the colour of the lights! Worth...More

Thank Glenda M
Reviewed December 27, 2017

The bridge is brightly lit, like the Eiffel tower, with commemoration of a wide variety of lights. The bridge was restored recently and is an example of the classic lift bridges up and down the 5th Welland Canal. It is also a good spot to...More

Thank David D
Reviewed November 9, 2017

I have enjoyed admiring this lift bridge for many years. As a youngster our family would often picnic along the canal edge and watch the many ships pass through, waving to the seamen as they went by. Now I use the Bridge to access shopping...More

Thank R8506AOlindam
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

It has been restored, Bridge 13 of the Old Welland Canal. With its vibrant colours it adds great character to the downtown core. There is a Restuarant right in the Canal that you can sit and have a bite to eat and a relaxing drink...More

Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

OUR town was built on industry, and the building of all the different canals over the years.Road waterway. Connecting one lake to another. When you see itbon map you realize how damed important it is!! This symbol is out town,even if all the others come...More

Thank Gert M
Reviewed September 13, 2017

The Welland bridge gets lit up at night and gives the bridge a good look. The area around the bridge at Canal Terrace is a nice place to take pictures and view one of the canoe exhibits around the town of Welland.

Thank Chaitanya S
Reviewed August 20, 2017

Its great experience seeing this bridge lighted up various colours for different occasions. \the best colours were during WELLAND FLOATFEST pictures by Anthony gallaccicco are breath taking check them out

Thank Mike P
Reviewed August 17, 2017

i live in welland. th bridge lights of different colours for different events. its a beautiful sight to see

Thank Fallon C
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