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Water and steel trees

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A last view of the lock

One last trip to Lock 5, Frankford, on the Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada. The Harper Government budget cuts have resulted in severe reductions in the staffing and operating hours of the locks, as well as a shortening … Continue reading

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Lock 14 – Trent Severn

A quick stop at Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada Lock 14 – Crowe Bay. Above, looking upstream. You may notice that the only activity here is the Parks Canada lock master cutting the grass. Above, looking downstream. You … 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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Overflow

  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 Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013

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Winter Water – Bata Island

The actual name of the Island is in dispute as it is known as Bata Island, Sill Island, and Sills Island. I’m leaning toward Sills Island as it is just upstream of Sills Island Generating Station, Ontario Power Generation’s second … Continue reading

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Along the river

A bit of fun along the Trent on a winter day – bull rushes and rushing water and let’s have some fun… And then a quick walk on what I will politely call a trail as I head back to … Continue reading

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Along the Trent – Batawa

I’ve been enjoying the low water levels on Lake Ontario and parts of the Trent, taking the time to visit areas that are normally covered under a couple of feet of water, and generally poking about. Above, I’m looking upstream … Continue reading

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The waterline

Poking about at Batawa Images by Katherine © 2012 CKB Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2012

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