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Cornwallis Inn

The Cornwallis Inn in Kentville began as the Aberdeen Hotel, a wooden second empire style hotel built in 1892 behind the Kentville Station. It was purchased by the Dominion Atlantic Railway in 1919, renovated, landscaped, and renamed the Cornwallis Inn. … Continue reading

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Greenwood Military Aviation Museum – CT-133 Silver Star

Lockheed/Canadair CT-133 Silver Star at the entrance to CFB Greenwood

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Greenwood Military Aviation Museum – CP-140A Arcturus

Lockheed CP-140A Arcturus at the Greenwood Military Aviation Museum A variant of the CP-140 Aurora, the CP-140A Arcturus was not equipped with surface and sub-surface warfare equipment. This made the Arcturus more fuel efficient, and well suited for crew training … Continue reading

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Greenwood Military Aviation Museum CC-130E Hercules

The Lockheed CC-130E Hercules at the Greenwood Military Aviation Museum CC-130E RCAF 130328 was fitted with experimental satellite communication antenna 1978 through 1983. She jumped her wheel chocks during an engine run up at CFB Trenton in 1983 and ran … Continue reading

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Greenwood Military Aviation Museum CC-144

Bombardier CC-144 Combat Support Challenger in the Air Park at the Greenwood Military Aviation Museum. In the 1980s 12 CL-600S Challenger business jets were purchased Canadair, and designated as CC-144, CE-144, and the CX-144. These jets flew with 414 “Black … Continue reading

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Digby Pier Lighthouse

Digby Pier Lighthouse The lighthouse was originally located on Digby Pier in Nova Scotia. After the Digby ferry terminal was relocated in 1971, the pier fell into disrepair and the Digby Pier Lighthouse was decommissioned. At sometime in the 1970s … Continue reading

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Theresa E. Connor

Theresa E. Connor at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic in Lunenburg Built in 1938 in Lunenburg, at the Smith and Rhuland Shipyard, Theresa E. Connor is Canada’s oldest saltbank schooner.    Built: 1938, Smith & Rhuland, Lunenburg Gross Tonnage: 185.23 … Continue reading

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CCGC Westport

CCGC Westport (CG 102) in Bridgewater  Westport was a 44 foot self-righting cutter used for Search and Rescue from 1969 to 1997. She was based out of Westport, Nova Scotia. Call Sign: CG 2388 Built: 1969 at Chantier Maritimes du … Continue reading

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The barns of Nova Scotia

One of the barns of Nova Scotia – this one needs a bit of work…

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The barns of Nova Scotia

One of the barns of Nova Scotia – a small one but still…

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