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Category: St Marys Bay

Jacobs Ladder Bridge

Jacobs Ladder Bridge

Jacobs Ladder Bridge

The Jacobs Ladder Bridge (crossing State Highway 1 and on- and off-ramps by Fanshawe Street) in late afternoon sun. Enclosed in glass panels, some with patterns, some plain, and angular beams. (Faults in the panels delayed the opening of the bridge by the best part of a year.)…

Two Bridges

Two Bridges

Two Bridges

A glimpse of the Auckland Harbour Bridge on the left, and a look through the Jacob’s Ladder Footbridge, Saint Mary’s Bay, in evening light (and shadow). The latter bridge crosses State Highway 1 and the Fanshaw Street on and off ramps.…

Masts

Masts, Saint Mary's Bay

Masts, Saint Mary's Bay

Looking over the masts of boats at Saint Mary’s Bay. The red mast is about 40 metres high and belongs to the America’s Cup catamaran of Luna Rossa. Having just returned from a day’s sailing, I guess someone had to find out if the the top of the mast was still there.…

Jacobs Ladder

Jacobs Ladder

Jacobs Ladder

Jacobs Ladder is a steep staircase going down the cliff at St Marys Bay, through beautiful pohutukawa trees. To the left of the picture, the ramp leads down to Beaumont Street, to the right is the approach to the pedestrian bridge mentioned in yesterday’s post.…

Looking Up

Access to Pedestrian Bridge, St Marys Bay

Access to Pedestrian Bridge, St Marys Bay

In the construction of the tunnel for State Highway 1 at the Fanshaw Street approach to the Auckland Harbour bridge, a new pedestrian bridge was built, allowing access from the heights of St Marys Bay via Jacobs Ladder to Westhaven Drive.…

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