Tag Archives: waterway

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

Posted in education, geekery, k-12, life as me, outdoors, photography, recreation, time lapse, video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Glen Miller dam

This is one of those places – one of those places that looks really cool but for some reason I’ve just never had the opportunity to stop and look at. So… I did. This dam can be seen from both … Continue reading

Posted in life as me, outdoors, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bata Island

Bata Island, properly called Sill Island is a small island in the Trent River, just north of Frankford. The island is approximately .75 km long by about 1.5 – 2 km wide. The island is interesting in itself as a … Continue reading

Posted in outdoors, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Damn cold

It was damn cold at the dam at Trent Severn lock four. This is a remotely controlled combined hydro and river control dam, one of the few that you can walk across to get to the corresponding lock. For your … Continue reading

Posted in outdoors, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in life as me | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Around the lock – again

A trip to lock 7 is always enjoyable as there is so much to see and do – hiking, picnicking, walking about or just sitting and watching the boats transit the lock. These three images link to much larger versions. … Continue reading

Posted in life as me, outdoors, Panoramic, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Another look at the lock

A rather wide look at the lock. Parks Canada did a superb job at this lock and has turned it into a very nice spot for walking around, a picnic, and as an overnight stop for boaters. Above and below, … Continue reading

Posted in life as me, outdoors, Panoramic, photography, Virtual Reality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

More than a lock

This was a trip to lock 5 to take some pictures and walk about, but it was also a trip that involved some pretty flower and some hot chocolate. Yes – hot chocolate prepared outdoors, at a lock, on a … Continue reading

Posted in life as me, outdoors, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A look at a lock

I like the first two of these images but am less than thrilled with third, but what the heck – not everything in life is perfect. That being said, I typically only keep about 40% if the images I take … Continue reading

Posted in outdoors, Panoramic, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment