Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Montreal's Jacques Cartier Bridge 1930 and now

The bridge opened as pont du Havre. Courtesy of Collection Michel-Bazonet,

Connecting Ile Ste Helene and Montreal with Longueil on the south shore, pont Jacques-Cartier opened in 1930 as the Harbour Bridge.  In 1934, it was renamed to commemorate the four hundredth anniversary of Cartier's first journey up the St. Lawrence.

Current photo by Wally Gobetz on Flickr

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