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Known to most as simply the Belle Isle Bridge the Douglas

Known to most as simply the Belle Isle Bridge the Douglas

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Douglas MacArthur Bridge. The MacArthur Bridge is known as simply the "Belle Isle ...

The MacArthur Bridge has taken generations of Detroiters to Belle Isle.

The Belle Isle bridge's formal name is the Douglas MacArthur Bridge.

Douglas MacArthur Bridge - Belle Isle, Detroit, MI; photo by memories_by_mike, via Flickr

6 Facts I Bet You Didn't Know About Detroit's Belle Isle!

To many Detroiters it is simply known as the "Belle Isle Bridge" Few know its history and its actual name. The actual name is the Douglas MacArthur Bridge.

Pelham Bay Bridge over Hutchinson River, Bronx, New York City

The bridge on a foggy morning.

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The Boat House, Belle Isle, Detroit, Michigan

The bridge and the downtown skyline

Aerial view of Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan, by Great Lakes Aerial Photos. Belle Isle is larger than Central Park, NYC. It was designed by Frederick Law ...

Belle Vernon Bridge

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Sheba the Elephant – In the early 1920s, an Elephant by the name of Sheba was brought to the island. The elephant lived in the Belle Isle Zoo and on the ...

Belle Isle Conservatory[edit]

Deer Isle Bridge

Bridge over the Loire River, to Amboise, France (© ESCUDERO Patrick/Hemis

Looking east from the Ambassador Bridge toward Mt. Doom and the Eye of Sauron atop it, a.k.a. the Renaissance Center, and Belle Isle.

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Dutch bridge among longest single-span composite bridges in the world : CompositesWorld

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Disgraced Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick ordered the Belle Isle Zoo closed in 2002 against the wishes

Belle Isle 18x24 Print No. [019]

pics matty riverside park fence and concrete drain tubes 9-22-2008

Douglas Head - Former toll gate on Marine Drive, which takes you to Douglas Head

The old Belle Isle Casino, designed by Mason & Rice and built in 1884. It was demolished in 1908

The Belle Isle Bridge

Tunkhannock Viaduct

Belle Isle Pedestrian Bridge

Belle-Île-en-Mer, France. Photo: Elodie Mateos/@momolanie

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The lovely exterior of America's oldest operating aquarium (1904) hints at the beauty inside ...

Isle of the Lost

Ambassador bridge w:Riverside park sign

A circa 1880-85 view of the "Twa Brigs O' Ayr", by George Washington Wilson [Source : Cornell University Library]

Chicago Skyway Toll Bridge

Interior waterways in the park as they appeared soon after the park's creation. The old Belle Isle ...

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SHILLINGFORD BRIDGE

Raad ny Foillan Section 12: Laxey to Douglas

Belle Isle Aquarium[edit]

Streatley Bridge 1912

This bridge was apparently officially named the Beechwood Boulevard Bridge, but is today listed as being on Greenfield Road and is commonly called the ...

It's a really nice shirt designed by our own City Clerk, Yolanda Quiceno, and all proceeds go towards planting trees around Belle Isle!

Belle Isle lagoons

The Belle Isle Bridge

Belle Isle

16. Union Canal

The "Twa Brigs O' Ayr" prior to 1907 [From my own collection]

Belle Isle lagoons. Photo

Walkway Over Piping

200 Years After Jane Austen's Death, Soak Up the Period Atmosphere in the Georgian City She Made Famous

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1904: Chertsey Bridge, Francis Frith

The Bridge And Cottage, Nuneham

Point of Ayre Lighthouse

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Aerial view of Belle Isle

I'll close this piece with what is an astonishing piece of trivia. While the Civil War claimed an estimated 600 to 620,000 lives, 1.5 million horses and ...

Stogursey Castle near Bridgwater, Somerset

Belle Isle. Douglas MacArthur Bridge ...

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Anthony Wayne Bridge

... Belle Isle this Thursday, December 17 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., where he will be distributing free toys to neighborhood children.

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Chertsey Bridge, Taunt, 1870

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