Category Archives: river

A moment in Wolfville

Looking out onto the marshes of the Cornwallis River estuary in Wolfville Related Posts:A bit of Nova Scotia – Wolfville train station June 3, 2019 Cowichan River Estuary – Fall reflections December 13, 2017 A rainy day at Port Williams … 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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A rainy day at Port Williams

Cornwallis River – Port Williams Rain, water, wood – a rather soothing combination for a person that grew up on the east coast of Vancouver Island. I don’t mind the rain, but this particular moment in my life, sitting in … Continue reading

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Walton Harbour – Minas Basin

Walton Harbour – looking north onto the Minas Basin I had stopped here to take a look at the Walton Lighthouse, and lingered a bit longer on a rainy day to enjoy the beauty of the outlet of the Walton … 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… Related Posts:Walton Harbour – Minas Basin April 24, 2019 Walton Harbour Lighthouse April 24, 2019 Port Williams … Continue reading

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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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Port Williams

The ebbing tide – Cornwallis River in Port Williams Related Posts:Port Williams – Cornwallis River December 15, 2018 Down the river – Port Williams January 28, 2019 A rainy day at Port Williams May 28, 2019 Port Williams – Cornwallis … Continue reading

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Wells Dam

The wells Dam on the Columbia River – Washington State Related Posts:Diablo Dam January 31, 2019 Classic Victoria – the Coho February 6, 2015 MV Chelan October 3, 2016 Fanny Bay – MV Rhododendron October 27, 2014

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Diablo Dam

Diablo Lake dam Diablo Lake Diablo Dam is one of three dams along the upper Skagit River in Whatcom County, Washington and is part of the Skagit River Hydroelectric Project. Construction began in 1927, and was completed in 1930. The … Continue reading

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Down the river – Port Williams

Cornwallis River – Port Williams It was a cold winter day and I was happily sitting in a toasty warm brew pub on the north bank of the Cornwallis River. A very good local beer, and a great view of … Continue reading

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