From the Miss604 Flickr Pool: Lions Gate Bridge Lights

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It was on this day, February 19, 1986, when the Lions Gate Bridge was illuminated for the first time, a gift from the Guinness family that initially had the bridge built. In honor of this, I have picked out some photos from the Miss604 Flickr Pool.

Photo of the Day Project 2011:February 15 2011
Photo credit: tlmacdonaldphotography on Flickr

On the Lion's Gate South West bound
Photo credit: popejon2 & EP-3 on Flickr

The Lions Gate
Photo credit: EP-3 on Flickr

Entering the Lions Gate Under the lions
Photo credit: Matzuda & arnoldkwong on Flickr

Lions Gate Bridge
Photo credit: Matzuda on Flickr

The 100-watt mercury-vapour bulbs, all 170 of them, were replaced in 2009 with high-efficiency LED lighting. This change cut the power consumption by 90% and now saves the province more than $30,000 a year in energy and maintenance.

Lions Gate Bridge
Photo credit: neil.fisher on Flickr

Lions Gate
Photo credit: Darko Sikman Photography on Flickr

Vancouver @ Night
Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr

As always, please click through on these images to view more work from the photographers and feel free to share your own photos with the Miss604 Flickr Pool.

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