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This page contains present day photos (Year 2000 to date) of Ontario's King's Highway 71, arranged by location from Sioux Narrows northerly to Kenora. 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 4: Present Day King's Highway 71 Photographs (Sioux Narrows to Kenora)


HWY 71 #45 - © Ted Tanberg

Above - Looking west along the channel towards the Sioux Narrows Bridge
(Photograph courtesy of Ted Tanberg - © 2000)





HWY 71 #1 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 71 #2 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - World's longest single span wooden bridge on Hwy 71 at Sioux Narrows
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003 - © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Looking west along shores of Sioux Narrows under the Sioux Narrows Bridge
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003 - © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 71 #3 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 71 #4 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - South approach to Sioux Narrows Bridge, driving north on Hwy 71
(Photograph taken in August 2001 - © Cameron Bevers)

Right - North approach to Sioux Narrows Bridge, driving south on Hwy 71
(Photograph taken in August 2001 - © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 71 #9 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 71 #10 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - South end of Sioux Narrows Bridge on Hwy 71
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003 - © Cameron Bevers)

Right - North end of Sioux Narrows Bridge on Hwy 71
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003 - © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 71 #11 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 71 #12 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - View of Sioux Narrows Bridge from small park on Northeast shore
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003 - © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Looking underneath the Sioux Narrows Bridge. Bridge completed in 1936
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003 - © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 71 #13 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 71 #14 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Western side of Sioux Narrows Bridge as seen from the point
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003 - © Cameron Bevers)

Right - West side of bridge showing approach trestle at north end of bridge
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003 - © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 71 #15 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 71 #17 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - South end of the Sioux Narrows Bridge as seen from the sidewalk on west side of bridge
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003 - © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Close-up of one of the Sioux Narrows Bridge's wooden cross-braces on bridge's east side
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003 - © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 71 #16 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 71 #18 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 71 #19 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Plaque indicating the bridge's status as the World's longest single span wooden bridge
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003 - © Cameron Bevers)

Centre - The sidewalk was added to the bridge almost 50 years after its completion in 1936
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003 - © Cameron Bevers)

Right - The construction methods used to build this bridge out of timber beams is most intricate!
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003 - © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 71 #21 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 71 #20 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - View of Sioux Narrows Bridge and northern trestle approach from the northwest shore
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003 - © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Trouble ahead? Load restrictions were imposed on the Sioux Narrows Bridge in 2002.
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003 - © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 71 #6 - © Cameron Bevers

Above - Abandoned alignment on Hwy 71 north of Nestor Falls. Note new highway at right.
(Photograph taken in August 2001 - © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 71 #22 - © Cameron Bevers

Above - Abandoned Hwy 71 alignment between Sioux Narrows and Reed Narrows
(Photograph taken on August 26, 2003  -  © Cameron Bevers)




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