Whether it will or not right away, is anyone’s guess. Further up river and carrying a road four lanes wide is the Victoria Street Bridge. This massive structure is supported by a series of graceful “tied” arches.This one, it’s confirmed, was built by Dominion Bridge and was completed in 1961. © 2012-2019 Chris Doering, Johanna (Connie) Biggart and Off the Beaten Path – with Chris & Connie/Society.To avoid a penalty, it is also the owner's responsibility to ensure that the Home Owner Grant is completed and submitted to the Tax Department on or before Monday July 4, 2016.PENALTIES: Unpaid 2015 taxes, including unclaimed Home Owner Grants, are subject to a 10% penalty after tax due date of Monday July 4, 2016.The US border is not terribly far away, just a few clicks to the south. The first structure to span to cross the Columbia here in town dates from 1911. With that a push was on to build a proper crossing, the first bridge seen in our photos.No one seems to know the builder, but Dominion Bridge, the country’s most prolific producer of the era, seems to be mentioned by some as a good candidate. Before completion, if one wanted to get from East Trail to Trail proper or back they had to travel a long distance to bridge crossing well upstream. But damn that river is treacherous, deep, fast flowing and wide. More than once the ferry broke free of its cables and “got away”, sometimes with people on board. Give its importance, it opened, understandably, with much pomp and ceremony.
This line will later be routed to the new pedestrian bridge being but just upstream, and with that the old bridge can come down. Look through the latest members below and you may just find your ideal date.