Category Archives: bridges

Bridge over troubled waters…

I’m undecided if driving over the Bailey Bridge between Bush Island and Jenkins Island is scarier than trying to navigate the narrow passage of Crooked Channel and heading to Mad Island.

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The train don’t run here anymore

The Windsor and Hantsport Railway railway bridge over Blue Beach Road

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Pritchard Bridge

The Pritchard Bridge crossing the South Thompson River A train crossing Martin Prairie Road, near the Trans Canada Highway in Pritchard BC Looking toward the north

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Lahave fish boat–Billy & Sisters

  Billy & Sisters at Bush Island Harbour – Lahave

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Martins River train bridge

The old railway bridge about 150 meters off the Lighthouse Route allows users of the Dynamite Trail to cross over the Martins River and Shingle Mill Road. The Dynamite Trail is a 10km section of a former rail corridor running … Continue reading

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Angus L. Macdonald Bridge

The Dartmouth approach Completed in 1955, the long Angus L. Macdonald Bridge spans Halifax Harbour to connect Halifax with Dartmouth. The Macdonald Bridge was converted from a two-lane to a three-lane structure with a pedestrian walkway and bicycle lane in … Continue reading

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Gasperaux River bridges

There was a rather nice sunset as we headed onto the Highway101 twin bridges over the Gasperaux River, just to the west of Avonport. The Nova Scotia provincial government named the 301 km controlled access Highway101 as the Harvest Highway … Continue reading

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Nicataux Falls

Nictaux hydroelectric generating station The hydro station, penstock, and containment dam were built in the 1930s to provide power to Middleton and surrounding areas. The water for the station is supplied through a penstock that runs under the old, and … Continue reading

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Walton River

The Walton River cascading under the Highway 215 bridge, as it flows into the Minas Basin on the ebbing tide. and some video…

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Middleton railway bridge

The railway bridge over the Annapolis River at Middleton The railway bridge is near the confluence of the Annapolis River and the Nictaux river,  east of Highway 1 at Middleton. One of two rail trails in the area, the Shore/Annapolis … Continue reading

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