Tag Archives: Trent-Severn Waterway

A stream of ick?

Through the month of June and into July, yellow swirls of "stuff" can be seen on the surface of the water – It’s not pollution or oil or some sort of chemical foamy stuff, it’s merely pollen – the same … Continue reading

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Ranney Gorge

  Ranney Gorge is pretty cool in mu opinion – it’s one of my favourite stops for a quick walkabout or a picnic (or both) if I happen to be near Campbellford.   asdaI usually take a few minutes to … Continue reading

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Crowe Bay

  Crowe Bay is formed by the dams upstream of Lock 14 of the Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada. The lock is interesting as it is on an island, with a control dam to the west, and a … Continue reading

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Toe the line

The most likely origin of “toe the line” dates back to the the late 17th or early 18th century when barefooted sailors stood to attention for inspection on wooden decked ships of the Royal Navy. The sailors lined up on … Continue reading

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On location – Upper Frankford control dam

The water level on the Trent Severn waterway is maintained by the locks, water level control dams, and by the dams for hydroelectric generating stations. This control dam is just upstream of Frankford – it’s also adjacent to the Sill … Continue reading

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A picture perfect postcard moment

Lock 3, Glen Miller, on the Trent Severn Waterway Images by Katherine © 2012 CKB   Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2012

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Across the river – Sonoco Mill

Looking across the Trent to the Sonoco Mill and the generating station at control damn 3 on the Trent Severn Waterway. Images by Katherine © 2012 CKB

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The Bridge

Looking across the Trent toward the other side of the river and the other side of the tracks – in this case, despite the industrial look, the other side of these tracks is arguably the nicer side of Trenton. Images … Continue reading

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Below the dam

  The water levels in the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario were very low when I was poking about the ruins of an old mill that is located on Parks Canada property, so I scooted down to the edge … Continue reading

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More below the dam

Two more images from my adventures along the banks of the Trent below Trent Severn Waterway control dam 1. Images by Katherine © 2012 CKB   Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2012

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