The Swissair Flight 111 Memorial – adjacent to Bayswater Beach
The Old Bridge crossing the Fraser River – looking toward Lillooet The Lillooet Suspension Bridge was constructed in 1913, replacing a truss bridge that was completed in 1889, which itself replaced a reaction-cable ferry that had been operating between 1860 … Continue reading
One of the old warehouses along the former railbed in Wilmot
Founded in 1960, as branch of United Elastic Limited based in New York,Britex (BRIdgetown TEXtiles) manufactured elastic textiles used in a large variety of garments produced in other factories. The factory closed in 2004.
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The remains of the Nova Scotia Textiles Limited building where the Windsor Wear weaving and fabrication operations were located.
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
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 Windsor and Hantsport Railway railway bridge over Blue Beach Road
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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