Photos: The Bridges of Vancouver

Each week, readers of the blog and friends on Flickr send me some of their best photos they’ve taken around the city and interesting pics they’ve come across online.

Sorting through the dozens of photos, I noticed many of them included great shots of bridges from around the city. Some are large, some are small and some I’ve never seen before – so I thought I’d give them a share.

Here are some interesting photos of bridges from around the city of Vancouver. Special thanks to bridgepix and Susan Gittins for their great photos as always!

Cheakamus Canyon

bridge Cheakamus Canyon, Squamish | Photo: bridgepix

Here is the Cheakamus Canyon Trestle as the Whistler Mountaineer heads southbound from Whistler to Vancouver. This Trestle in near Milepost 55, north of Squamish. (Whistler is 73.7 rail miles north of Vancouver.)

This photo was shot from the open-air observation car of this moving train.

Deadman’s Island Bridge

bridge Deadman’s Island Bridge | Photo: bridgepix

Deadman’s Island is a small 3.8 hectare island to the south of Stanley Park in Coal Harbour in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The naval station/museum, HMCS Discovery, is stationed there and the RCSCC Captain Vancouver and NLCC Captain Rankin have their weekly parades at the HMCS Discovery

Stone Arch Bridge

bridge Stone Arch Bridge, Stanley Park | Photo: bridgepix

This is the Stone Arch Footbridge, near the entrance to Stanley Park.

Golden Ears Bridge

bridge Golden Ears Bridge | Photo: janusz l

The Golden Ears Bridge is a six-lane extradosed bridge in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia. It spans the Fraser River, connecting Langley on the south side with Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge on the north side.

Lions Gate

bridge Lions Gate Bridge | Photo: susan gittins

Here is a photo of the Lions Gate Bridge, a suspension bridge that crosses the first narrows of Burrard Inlet and connects the City of Vancouver to the North Shore municipalities of North Vancouver and West Vancouver.

Passengers are shown out on deck as the  Carnival Splendor passes underneath the bridge.

Nitobe Garden

bridge Nitobe Garden, UBC | Photo: pkdon50

Nitobe Garden is considered to be the one of the most authentic Japanese gardens in North America and among the top five Japanese gardens outside of Japan. Shown is a 77 log bridge within the garden.

Granville Street Bridge

bridge Granville Street Bridge | Photo: th0rium

The Granville Street Bridge is an eight lane bridge in Vancouver, British Columbia. It spans 27.4 metres above False Creek and Granville Island.