Category Archives: Ontario

The barns of Ontario

A snowy winter scene at one of the many beautiful barns of Ontario Related Posts:The barns of OntarioThe barns of OntarioThe barns of OntarioThe barns of Ontario

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The barns of Ontario

A snowy winter day at one of the barns of Ontario Related Posts:The barns of OntarioThe barns of OntarioThe barns of OntarioThe barns of Ontario

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Ottawa –

Parliament buildings – from a distance and close up… Chateau Laurier Related Posts:Ottawa – Parliament buildingsOttawa – Parliament BuildingsReflections of OttawaVictoria – Parliament Buildings

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Ottawa – Rideau Canal Locks 1 – 8

  Looking down the Rideau Canal locks toward the Ottawa River and the Royal Alexandra Interprovincial Bridge that leads to Gatineau, Quebec. The 8 locks connect the channel of the Rideau Canal in Ottawa to the Ottawa River, almost 24.4 … Continue reading

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National War Memorial – Ottawa

National War Memorial – Ottawa The National War Memorial, also known as “The Response,” was unveiled in 1939 to commemorate the service of Canadians in the First World War 1914-1918. The memorial has come to symbolize the sacrifice of all … Continue reading

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A bit of northern Ontario…

Just a bit of northern Ontario along Highway 17, somewhere around Ignace Related Posts:The barns of OntarioA field – OntarioThe barns of OntarioThe barns of Ontario

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Rideau Canal Scow No. 2

Rideau Canal Scow No. 2 at Narrows Lock Year Built: 1966 Builder: Vandenbelt Metal Works Ltd., Ottawa Gross Tonnage: 16.58 Net Tonnage: 12.44 Construction Material: Steel Vessel Length (m): 13.36 Vessel Breadth (m): 4.53 Vessel Depth (m): 1.37 Engine: 1 … Continue reading

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Narrows Lock

Narrows Lock – Lock 35 on the Rideau Canal When trying to excavate the canal cut through the watershed divide at Newboro, hard bedrock was encountered. In order oo speed up construction and reduce the amount of excavation at Newboro, … Continue reading

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Narrows Blockhouse

Narrows Blockhouse The Blockhouse at Rideau Canal Narrows Lockstation overlooks the Rideau Canal. The lower storey is constructed of thick, stone masonry while the upper storey is built of squared timbers. Defence features include loopholes and a second-floor entrance accessed … Continue reading

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North Bay – echoes of the past

AN/FPS-508 Search Radar Antenna and a CF-101 Voodoo at 22 Wing, CFB North Bay in North Bay. The Voodoo was marked with tail number 101067 in 1995, but is actually Voodoo 10154 22 Wing North Bay has two unique properties … Continue reading

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