Ambassador Bridge (Detroit Michigan)

Ambassador Bridge (Detroit, Michigan)

featuring Teddy Pendergrass' "Come Go With Me (Interface Mix)"
Ambassador Bridge (Detroit Michigan)

American truck drivers taking cargo “south of the border” would likely be on the way to Mexico. But from Detroit, Michigan, they could also head to Canada across the Ambassador Bridge, which carries more than 25 percent of all trade … Continue reading


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Lee A. Tregurtha on Detroit River

featuring Chris Standring's "Regarding Tetchwick"
Lee A. Tregurtha

In addition to their loads, many Great Lakes freighters carry with them a small part of history, but few have as much history behind them as the ship now known as the Lee A. Tregurtha. Originally planned as the oil … Continue reading


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Lucerne, Switzerland

featuring Herbie Russ' "Story of My Life"
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne is one of Switzerland’s largest cities and most popular tourist destinations. Centered in the center of the country on the Reuss River, Lucerne is known for the Chapel Bridge, a wooden footbridge built in 1333. Unfortunately, much of the … Continue reading


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Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

featuring Chris Standring's "C.S. in the Sunrise"
Columbia River Gorge

The Columbia River Gorge along the Washington/Oregon border is home to many great natural sights. Even away from well-known landmarks like Multnomah Falls and Mt. Adams, the general beauty of the region is engaging and a wonder on its own. … Continue reading


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Bordeaux, France

featuring Boney James' "Grand Central"
Bordeaux, France (Pont de Pierre)

Maybe best known for its wine, the city of Bordeaux, France is also famous for its architecture. One of the largest concentrations of 18th century buildings in all of Europe, the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has … Continue reading


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San Francisco (Fisherman’s Wharf at Night)

featuring Joe McBride's "In a Garden of Eden"
Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco

Between the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge, the famous neighborhood of Fisherman’s Wharf attracts locals and tourists with its nightlife. This eScapes scene presents the relaxing skyline of San Francisco at night, with the … Continue reading


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Long Beach, California (Rainbow Harbor)

featuring Peter White's "Who's That Lady"
Queensway Bridge, Long Beach, California

Long Beach, California, just south of Los Angeles, is named for the five miles of beaches that run along its coast. Very much a marine city, Long Beach is the second-busiest seaport in the United States, a popular cruise ship … Continue reading


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San Francisco (Golden Gate Bridge)

featuring Nestor Torres' "Treasures of the Heart"
Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge is instantly recognizable and a symbol of the entire city. Almost as famous (and seen in the foreground of this video) is the frequent ocean fog that blankets the city and the bridge. San Francisco … Continue reading


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Feather River Canyon

featuring Brian Hughes' "Smile"
Feather River Canyon, California

The Feather River Canyon is a popular scenic driving route in Plumas County, California. A few sights along this route are particularly famous. One of them, featured in this video, is the intersection of the Tobin bridges over the Feather … Continue reading


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Old Mackinac Point Light

featuring Amy Lauren's "The Lost Lullaby"
Old Mackinac Point Light

During the 19th century, booming settlements around the Great Lakes effected a great increase in Great Lakes shipping. Increased ship traffic created the need for a lighthouse to guide ships through the Straits of Mackinac, connecting Lake Michigan and Lake … Continue reading


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