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This page contains present day photos (Year 2000 to date) of Ontario's King's Highway 17, arranged by location from Kenora westerly to Keewatin. All photographs displayed on this page were taken by the Webmaster (Cameron Bevers), unless specifically noted otherwise. Click on any thumbnail to see a larger image!

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Page 29: Present Day King's Highway 17 Photographs (Kenora to Keewatin)


HWY 17 #111 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 17 #110 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Facing east along Hwy 17 towards Downtown Kenora on Tunnel Island. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on March 31, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing west along Hwy 17 on Tunnel Island, between Kenora and Keewatin. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on March 31, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 17 #115 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 17 #112 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Looking west along Hwy 17 immediately east of the Winnipeg River Bridge. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on March 31, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Winnipeg River Bridge on Hwy 17 in Kenora. Structure completed in 1949. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on March 31, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 17 #113 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 17 #114 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - The former approach to the old (pre-1949) Winnipeg River Bridge can be seen at right beside Hwy 17. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on March 31, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Looking west along Hwy 17 across the Winnipeg River Bridge in Kenora. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on March 31, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 17 #151 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 17 #116 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Cameron Bay Bridge on Hwy 17 in Kenora as it appears today. The old timber through truss bridge that stood here until 1970 can be seen here in this 1939 photo of the same area. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Winter view of the Keewatin Channel Bridge, shown here after painting in 2003. At a length of 847 feet (255 metres), the Keewatin Channel Bridge is the longest bridge on Hwy 17. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on March 31, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 17 #150 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 17 #109 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - North side of Keewatin Channel Bridge on Hwy 17 as seen from Government Road in Keewatin. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Winter view of the Keewatin Channel Bridge on Hwy 17 as seen from Keewatin (Spruce Drive). See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on March 31, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 17 #152 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 17 #154 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Plaque on the Keewatin Channel Bridge on Hwy 17 commemorating the bridge's opening in 1938. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - The Keewatin Channel Bridge on Hwy 17 was extensively rehabilitated in 1999. The embossed design on the concrete handrails were carefully restored to their original 1930s appearance. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 17 #153 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 17 #155 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Looking east towards Kenora across the Keewatin Channel Bridge on Hwy 17. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing west towards Keewatin across the Keewatin Channel Bridge on Hwy 17. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 17 #156 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 17 #157 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Keewatin Channel Bridge during steel repainting operations. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - The elegant ribbed concrete arch approach spans of the Keewatin Channel Bridge are among the finest examples in the Province of Ontario of this popular 1930s bridge design. The Keewatin Channel Bridge on Hwy 17 is arguably one of the most attractive highway bridges ever built in Ontario. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 17 #158 - © Cameron Bevers

Above - Approaching the Keewatin Channel Bridge on Hwy 17, facing east. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003  -  © Cameron Bevers)




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