Lions Gate Bridge

LIONS GATE BRIDGE spans the First Narrows at the entrance to BURRARD INLET and connects VANCOUVER to its North Shore suburbs, N VANCOUVER and W VANCOUVER. The bridge was built during the depths of the Depression by a financial consortium, organized by engineer Alfred James Towle TAYLOR and backed by Guinness, the British brewing family, which wished to provide access to its BRITISH PROPERTIES residential development in W Vancouver. It is a suspension bridge, modelled on the Golden Gate Bridge...

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