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The elevators

The grain elevators at the Port of Montreal are an important part of Canadian history that is closely linked with the Lachine Canal, the St. Lawrence Seaway and the industrial expansion of Canada.   It’s a vibrant, yet sad example … Continue reading

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Lachine Canal

Located in Montreal, the Lachine Canal (Lachine Canal National Historic Site of Canada) runs 14.5 kilometres from the Old Port to Lake Saint-Louis. The Lachine Canal is much more than just a route bypassing the rapids of the same name. … Continue reading

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Ranney Falls Flight Lock

A rather interesting look at the Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada, Locks 11/12 – Ranney Falls Flight Lock. All images link to the much larger versions. Ranney Falls Locks are the first of two flight locks on the … Continue reading

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Quietly walking

This is one of my favourite times of the year to be outside, quietly walking around with a camera, taking pictures of things that interest me. The pictures may be used later as part of a posting about a specific … Continue reading

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Battle of the Windmill

The Battle of the Windmill was a battle fought in November 1838 in the aftermath of the Upper Canada Rebellion. Loyalist forces of the Upper Canadian government defeated an invasion attempt by Hunter Patriot insurgents based in the United States. … Continue reading

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HMCS Haida

Haida is the last remaining example of the 27 Tribal Class destroyers built for the Royal Canadian Navy, the Royal Navy and the Royal Australian Navy between 1937 and 1945. It has been said that The Tribals were "magnificent in … Continue reading

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Just by chance–Rouge Park

One of the many places that was on the list of places that I have zipped by all too fast is no longer on the list of places that I zip by all too fast – Glen Rouge Campground.  You … Continue reading

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Mighty Tugs

Tug boats – pretty, powerful and versatile. These tugs in Hamilton assist ships on Lake Ontario.

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The Haida – oops

The oops is because I visited HMCS Haida on the first Tuesday that it was not open for visitors – just to be clear that’s the Tuesday after Labour Day. Grrr… HMCS Haida is the last remaining example of the … Continue reading

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The Trent

The Trent was built as a work boat for use on the Trent Severn waterway – after a long life it was rebuilt and currently is used by Parks Canada to help increase awareness of the waterway. I managed to … Continue reading

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