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NRC 9 m wind tunnel

A trip to Ottawa would not be complete without visiting the National Research Council 9 m wind tunnel research facility.

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Ottawa – a city of contrasts

I was standing on the first nations property on Victoria Island, looking across the Ottawa River toward the imposing building that houses the Supreme Court of Canada. So many contrasting elements here…

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A house on the bay

Just a house on the Bay of Fundy

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Nova Scotia Textiles

A view of the former Nova Scotia Textiles factory in Windsor

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Falmouth Fruit Company Warehouse

There’s a bit of history about 100 meters south of Highway 100 – to be precise, it’s located at Mile 33.19 from Windsor Junction on the Halifax Subdivision of the Dominion Atlantic Railway. That’s smack dab in Falmouth, sort of… … Continue reading

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Western Forest Products – Jordan River

I was camping across the road in the CRD campground in Jordan River, and did a bit of exploring at the abandoned building that were the headquarters for the Western Forest Products Jordan River logging operations. The buildings are slowly … Continue reading

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The old concrete plant

I shot some stills of the old concrete products plant just south of the weigh station on Highway 1, near Duncan. I’m glad I did, as it was subsequently demolished. The now gone, long abandoned concrete products plant

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Nova Scotia Government House

The rear of Government House – Hollis Street, Halifax

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Keith Hall

In September 1863, Alexander Keith laid the cornerstone for Keith Hall, his new three-storey home on Hollis Street, just behind his brewery. Keith Hall – Halifax On 17 January 1985 Keith Hall was recognized as a Historic Place under the … Continue reading

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Margaretsville Lighthouse – light on, light off

Margaretsville Lighthouse The light is on, and then the light is off – in a pattern that is unique in this area to help mariners identify the lighthouses they see. Margaretsville Lighthouse

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