Category Archives: history

Windsor Wear

The remains of the Nova Scotia Textiles Limited building where the Windsor Wear weaving and fabrication operations were located.

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Nova Scotia Textiles Limited – a window into the past

Nova Scotia Textiles Limited, where Windsor Wear was woven… Pretty much all of the windows have been smashed or removed at the old Nova Scotia Textiles Limited factory in Windsor. There are great plans to renovate the building, but I … Continue reading

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Horton Bluff Lighthouse

Constructed in 1961, the Horton Bluff Lighthouse has an 8.7-meter-high tower rising from the west corner of the flat-roofed building sited sixty-five meters above Avon River. The light  served as the front light of a pair of range lights. The … Continue reading

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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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A bit of Bomarc

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This goes back to July 2013, when I just happened to be at the Bomarc Site in North Bay. In the fall of 1958 Prime Minister John Diefenbaker’s Conservative government announced an agreement with the US to deploy two squadrons … Continue reading

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Greenwood Military Aviation Museum

‘Poised for Flight’ I left the bench in this shot of the Arcturus (CP140A) at the Greenwood Military Aviation Museum, as the bench is a place for people to sit, reflect, remember, or have a bite to eat.

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Annapolis Royal

Looking across the Annapolis River toward Granville Ferry

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Douglas Dakota Mk IV, C-47B-30-DK Skytrain

Snow and clouds framing the Douglas Dakota Mk IV, C-47B-30-DK Skytrain at the Greenwood Military Aviation Museum.

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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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