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GRAND NARROWS BRIDGE. Canadian, Jig. Canada, Cape Breton. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. Composed by Cape Breton fiddler and composer Dan R. MacDonald (1911-1976). The Grand Narrows Bridge [1] is a Canadian railway bridge crossing between Victoria County, Nova Scotia and Cape Breton County, spanning the Barra Strait of Bras d'Or Lake. At 516.33 m (1,694 ft), it is the longest railroad bridge in the province.

An old postcard of Iona and the Grand Narrows Bridge.



Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Cameron (Trip to Windsor), 1994; p. 46.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [2]




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