Crossing the Canal

An Illustrated History of Duluth’s Aerial Bridge

by Tony Dierckins

PAPERBACK | 208 PAGES | 250+ IMAGES | OUT OF PRINT

SORRY! Crossing the Canal is out of print!

But we’ve created a new book that celebrates Duluth’s iconic Aerial Bridge to replace it. Click HERE to learn more about our newest book, Duluth’s Aerial Bridge and the Canal It Crosses by Crossing the Canal author Tony Dierckins, coming June 2022.

Praise for this book:

“...Required reading for anyone who loves [Duluth]. Not only is it an informative read, but a fascinating one as well.”

Duluth Budgeteer

Crossing the Canal is the definitive history of Duluth’s Aerial Bridge.”

— Former Aerial Bridge Supervisor Ryan Beamer

“[Crossing the Canal] gets Lift Bridge story right.”

— Canal Park Times

“Possibly every Aerial Bridge fact and photograph in existence has been crammed into this busy book. Dierckins’ book is rich with photographs, architectural sketches, maps and oddball factoids.”

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

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