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As you drive over the Bourne Bridge to Cape Cod if you look to your right you will see the Canal Railroad Bridge.
Sailing on the boat from Onset in the Spring through Fall you go under the bridge as you sail along the Cape...More
Visited the railway bridge with the intent of enjoying a walk along the Cape Cod Canal) also locally known in tabloid fishing reports as the Big Ditch). We were fortunate to be there to witness first hand lowering and raising of the Cape Cod Canal...More
Vacationing at the Cape. Needed a moment away from map reading and traffic, so landed at the Cape Cod Railway Bridge. Amazed at how many people were just sitting enjoying the canal and the day. Everyone seems to be hoping to see the bridge in...More
Awesome views of the Cape Cod Canal can be obtained here. If you are fortunate enough to have the time to stick around to see the bridge actually go up and down for the train, it is interesting to see. The area is large and...More
Hubby and I went for a ride and ended up getting ice cream (hot fudge sundae) and then taking it down to the railroad bridge on the canal to enjoy- what a great visit. We saw many barges go by and even the canal cruise...More
The Railroad bridge that spans the Cape Cod Canal is the second longest lift bridge in the United States (it was THE longest when it was built in 1933) Watching it go down and the train cross and go back up again fascinates both visitors...More
Response from SimplySuzy | Reviewed this property |
Great question. The lowers a few times a day for train passage - often for the trash train in the morning and evening. Keep your eyes peeled for the Cape Flyer schedule as those are guaranteed times the bridge will lower.