The remains of this destroyed Vancouver bridge are over 135 years old

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The Kitsilano Trestle bridge was torn down four years shy of its 100th anniversary but its remains can still be found in Vancouver – for now.

Built in 1886 by the Canadian Pacific Railway, the bridge spanned False Creek until 1982 and for 50 years existed side-by-side with the current Burrard Street Bridge.

It started out as a link for CPR trains to other lines on the south shore of Vancouver, including the Arbutus Corridor to Richmond but it didn’t see much use until 1905 when the B.C. Electric Railway leased the line connecting passengers in Downtown Vancouver as far as Carall Street to farms on the south side of False Creek back when railyards filled the land between Yaletown and False Creek.

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