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  The water level upstream of lock 7 (Glen Ross) was a bit higher than usual, resulting in water flowing over the top of the downstream lock gates. © 2013 CKB

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Curves and lines

A quiet moment at Glen Ross as the operating season for the Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada comes to a close. Soon the the greens of the summer are replaced by the wonderful colours of the fall, and … Continue reading

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Relaxing at Glen Ross

Railway Monkey relaxing on a hot day alongside the Trent at Lower Trent Conservation’s Glen Ross Conservation Area. This small area has a boat launch ramp, small dock, covered picnic shelters and a porta potty. Perfect… © 2012 CKB

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Going up, going down

A pair of Rather Silly Time Lapses that just happen to be a wee bit educational as they show how a chamber lock works. Above, Lock 1, Trenton. Below, Lock 7, Glen Ross © 2012 CKB

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40 into 6

That would be a 40 foot high bridge and 6 feet of water – not a great combination at the best of times and even worse when you are not sure lies beneath the water. Behold – the Potential Organ … Continue reading

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Aww poop.

The weekend had a few moments where I said something along the lines of “aww poop”. Actually it was worse than that, as I managed to lock myself out of the jeep, left my cell phone at home, and went … Continue reading

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Glen Ross

Above, looking upstream of Trent Severn Lock 7, Glen Ross. The clouds were amazing on this visit, as was the ice cream that I enjoyed while watching nature. Below, looking toward the upstream gate and the swing bridge that allows … Continue reading

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Downstream at Glen Ross

A rather silly time lapse… © 2012 CKB

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Winter where are thou?

Winter seems to have taken a holiday – I’ll just have to deal with it and look toward other aspects of nature – like the clouds, clear skies and the Lower Trent Trail. The Lower Trent Trail is located on … Continue reading

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Ice at the lock

A sunny, clear and very cold day at lock 4, Batawa, on the Trent Severn. The access road to this lock is fairly long but it goes through some beautiful woods and opens onto a wetland field – pretty, but … Continue reading

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