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The love bridge of Spokane Valley

Imitation is the most acceptable part of Worship.

Three hundred years ago, Jeremy Collier and André Dacier wrote those words in a biography of Marcus Aurelius.

More than 100 years later, Charles Caleb Colton penned the idiom that’s far more common:

Imitation is the sincerest of flattery.

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Archives: A jumping-off point

Few locations in Central Alberta are photographed as frequently as the East Coulee bridge.

It serviced trains and vehicles crossing the Red Deer River and provided access and service to two mines. Both mines were left to rot when the coal-mining industry dried up but the Atlas has been turned into an historical site.

The bridge is made with impressive, strong wooden beams, although they’re rotting away and I fear the bridge’s days are numbered.

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