Kinsol Trestle by Shawn M Kent (BC Photo Spot)

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Kinsol Trestle - Photo by Shawn M. Kent

The Kinsol Trestle is a wooden railway trestle, also known as the Koksilah River Trestle. The name is a shortened reference to the nearby “King Solomon Mines.” Completed in 1920, its dimensions measure 44 m (144 ft) high and 188 m (617 ft) long, making it the largest wooden trestle in the Commonwealth of Nations and one of the highest railway trestles in the world. Today it is has been converted to a walking trail and is massive, making it a perfect location for a photo op. The 7-degree curve (quite the engineering feat for the time) makes for fantastic photos that emphasize its scale. Accessing the trestle is relatively easy almost anytime of year and well worth a visit if you’re in the mood for a nice easy hike in the woods. (Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada)

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