Montreal Victoria Bridge (the Eighth Wonder of the World)
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Montreal Victoria Bridge (the Eighth Wonder of the World)

Hailed at the time as the 8th wonder of the world, the Great Victoria Bridge was the first bridge over the St. Lawrence in Montreal erected between 1854 and 1859.  It was officially rededicated as the Victoria Jubilee Bridge following renovations in 1897 and returned to the name Victoria Bridge in 1978. The first freight train passed…