TORONTO IS A CITY OF BRIDGES – TWO OF THEM ARE ON CHERRY STREET LEADING TO THE PORT LANDS

CHERRYST.BRIDGES3The Cherry Street Lift Bridge, shown here in the ‘upposition, is the smaller of two bascule structures.¬† This¬† bridge spans a canal at the mouth of the Don River where it enters TORONTO Harbour. <PHOTOS – Bryan Blenkin>

CHERRYST.BRIDGES1The bigger Strauss Trunnion Bascule Bridge carries Cherry Street over the TORONTO Harbour Ship Channel, and allows vessels to enter the Channel and the turning basin beyond. <PHOTO – SimonP>