Category Archives: river

Wells Dam

The wells Dam on the Columbia River – Washington State Related Posts:Diablo DamClassic Victoria – the CohoMV ChelanFanny Bay – MV Rhododendron

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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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Annapolis Tidal Power Plant

Annapolis Tidal Power Plant Located on the Annapolis River immediately upstream from the town of Annapolis Royal at the Annapolis River Causeway, the Annapolis Tidal Power Plant can generate as much as 20 megawatts of electricity. Depending on tides, the … Continue reading

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LaHave Ferry

MV Scotian on the LaHave River crossing The LaHave Ferry is a cable ferry that crosses the Lahave River east of LaHave. The ferry allows connections between Highway 331 and Highway 332 without having to travel to Bridgewater on one … Continue reading

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Ryan Atlantic II and Hannah Atlantic

The former HMCS Cormorant, Hannah Atlantic, and Ryan Atlantic II in Bridgewater In the Showcase network television show Haven, the Cape Rouge is a fishing boat owned by a character named Duke Crocker.  In real life, it is one of … Continue reading

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Shipyards Landing – ducks

Two nice ducks at Shipyards Landing, alongside the Lahave River – Bridgewater I had stopped here to get a few images of the ships tied up across the Lahave River, and I took a few minutes to photograph the ducks. … Continue reading

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HMCS Cormorant (ASL 20)

HMCS Cormorant was a Royal Canadian Navy dive tender.  She started life in 1965 as Aspa Quarto, an Italian stern trawler fishing vessel. Aspa Quarto was purchased by the Canadian Navy in July 1975 and taken to Davie Shipbuilding at … Continue reading

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Taylor River

Low water at Taylor River Taylor River is one of those places that you should take the time to visit – it’s powerful at low water flows, and spectacular and deadly during high water flows. It picked up this stump, … Continue reading

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Bridgetown railway bridge

The Dominion Atlantic Railway (DAR) bridge over the Annapolis River in Bridgetown The Windsor and Annapolis Railway (W&A) constructed its mainline between Windsor and Annapolis Royal through the area in 1868, crossing over the Annapolis River at Bridgetown on a … Continue reading

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