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Point Prim wharf

The rapidly deteriorating fishing infrastructure – Point Prim

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Nova Scotia Lighthouse – Point Prim

Point Prim Lighthouse

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Pacific Force

The tug Pacific Force in Port Alberni

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E&N Port Subdivision

  Well now – this is a bit of a pickled as I can’t remember if this is the E&N railway Port Subdivision crossing of Lockport Creek or Pipeline Creek. Either way, the train doesn’t run here anymore, or anywhere … Continue reading

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E&N Port Subdivision

  Well now – this is a bit of a pickled as I can’t remember if this is the E&N railway Port Subdivision crossing of Lockport Creek or Pipeline Creek. Either way, the train doesn’t run here anymore, or anywhere … Continue reading

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The barns of Nova Scotia

One of the barns of Nova Scotia

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Nova Scotia Church – Lawrencetown

Another deconsecrated and empty church – this one in Lawrencetown in the Annapolis Valley. St. Andrew’s Anglican Church is a registered Municipal Heritage Property in the Municipality of Annapolis County, officially registered, August 18th, 1992.

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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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