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Upstairs, downstairs, sitting on a seat

Upstairs Downstairs Sitting on a seat Onboard a GO Train… Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013

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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 – Jones Falls locks 39-42

Jones Falls was a bit of a sneaky lock to find as the there are two ways to get to it by foot – one through a pretty trail that was full of fliers and biters that wanted to eat … Continue reading

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Baldwin – Lafontaine Monument

The Baldwin – Lafonaine monument was created by Walter Seymour Allward, best known for his design of the very imposing Canadian Battlefields Memorial in Vimy, France. Erected in 1914, it is the only monument on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario … Continue reading

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Back Roads Ontario – down on the farm

A few farms and barns that I stopped to photograph while driving around near Campbellford, Ontario. This last image stretches the title of this post as it is more of the church and cemetery than of the silos and farming. … Continue reading

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Back Roads Ontario – Three barns

This was one of those days where I decided to take a road that I had not been down before, just to see what was there to see. It’s that combination of time and curiosity, mixed with a faint hope … Continue reading

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Plowing

Rural scenes in Ontario – although many crops are in, farmers are still working the fields as they plant other crops. © 2013 CKB Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013

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Back Roads Ontario – Twins

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The General

I saw this little gem hiding in the trees at the edge of what used to be a busy air base – it was built by the General Coach Works in Hensall, Ontario, back in a more gentle time. It … Continue reading

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Forfar

First known as "Hales Corners", Forfar is located on Highway 42 east of Highway 15 in Rideau Lakes Township, Leeds County. The town takes its name from the Scottish hometown of Mr. Stevenson, a Forfar resident. Forfar is famous for … Continue reading

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