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Water and steel trees

Our never ending quest for nature and power…

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The little ferry that could

A fine day for a ferry ride across Lake Ontario, and to shoot some time lapse video. A pair of time lapse videos, the first shot onboard the M.V. Glenora on the crossing between Glenora and Adolphustown , the second … Continue reading

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CCCP

I was heading out of Picton and Glenora to catch the ferry when I saw a few, then a few groups, and then a lot of cyclists wear white outfits emblazoned with CCCP in big red letters. What the heck? … Continue reading

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Rideau Canal – Jones Falls stone arch dam

The keystone arch dam at Jones falls is constructed of interlocking tapered vertical stones. The dam is one of the most spectacular engineering structure on the Rideau Canal, and is one of the first of its type in the world. … Continue reading

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Rideau Canal – Lower Brewers swing bridge

The swing bridge at Lower Brewers is an authentic replacement that replaces the original 1872 structure and is one of only four still in operation on the Rideau Canal System, the others at Kilmarnock, Nicholsons, and Brass Point. The swing … Continue reading

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Rideau Canal – Lower Brewers lock 45

Lower Brewers Lockstation is located at the south end of a widening of the Cataraqui River, which forms a small, shallow lake. The lock was built on the east bank of the river in a short excavated channel that created … Continue reading

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Rideau Canal – Lower Brewers waste weir

Water levels along the Rideau Canal are controlled largely by overflow dams or retaining dams that include a waste weir. A waste weir provides a means of removing excess water from the canal and provides a means of draining a … Continue reading

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Hiding in the fields

It’s always easier to hide in a berry patch than in a field of corn that has not grown tall…

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A pair of barns

This is a bit on the small side but I think it qualifies as a barn. I love the weathered wood and tin roof – but what a shame to see this buildings just rot away.

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The strawberry field

  The previous week we had bought a basket of local strawberries from a farm market while heading back from Toronto, and decided that we could strike another item off of the Ontario bucket list by going out to pick … Continue reading

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