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July 23, 2015

Weaver Creek Falls: Ontario Waterfalls

Filed under: Ontario,Waterfalls — Tags: , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am
Weaver Creek Falls: Ontario Waterfalls

Weaver Creek Falls: Ontario Waterfalls

A pleasant plunge falls in a natural setting in owen Sound, it is well worth a visit, especially if you are going to nearby Inglis Falls or Jones Falls.

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Warning: It can be dangerous to view and photograph waterfalls. The footing can be wet and slippery, and an accidental fall can result in serious injury or death. Note also that many sections of waterfalls are on private property. Please respect these rights.

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July 22, 2015

Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

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Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

 

When Built: Joseph Johnson

Builders: 1860

Description: The bridge was bypassed in 1936 and left to decay. In 1958 the roof collapsed under a heavy snow load.In 1959 major repairs were made. In 2009 local citizens and grants from various governments allowed the bridge to be rehabilitated in a historically authentic manner and it left the bridge in beautiful condition.

Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

 

Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

This is part of a series on Maryland’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

Covered bridges of the Mid-Atlantic

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July 21, 2015

Abert’s Tassel-eared Squirrel, Sciurus aberti

Filed under: Animals,Arizona — Tags: , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am
Abert's Tassel-eared Squirrel, Sciurus aberti

Abert’s Tassel-eared Squirrel, Sciurus aberti

How cool looking is Abert’s Tassel-eared Squirrel, Sciurus aberti? It’s found in the Rocky Mountains in the U.S. and Mexico. This one was in Arizona.

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July 19, 2015

July 18, 2015

Saco River Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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Saco River Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Saco River Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

When Built: 1890

Builders: Charles Broughton and his son Frank Broughton

Description: This is the third covered bridge on this site. The first built in 1850 was built by Jacob Berry and Peter Paddleford and was destroyed when the Swift River bridge crashed into it in a 1869 flood. The second was built by Allen and Warren of Conway and it was destroyed in an 1890 fire.

This is part of a series on new Hampshire’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

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July 17, 2015

Bonifacio harbour at night

Filed under: Corsica,Landscape — Tags: , , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am

 

Bonifacio harbour at night

Bonifacio harbour at night

Bonifacio harbour in Corsica viewed from the Citadel above

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July 16, 2015

Snyder Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Filed under: Covered Bridge,Pennsylvania — Tags: , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am

 

Snyder Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Snyder Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1876

Builders: Not known

Description: There is some question as to the build date of this bridge with sources placing it as late as 1900 but 1876 has become the concensus date.


Snyder Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Snyder Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

This is part of a series on Pennsylvania’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

Pennsyvania Coming Soon

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July 15, 2015

High Falls (Casselman): Ontario Waterfalls

Filed under: Ontario,Waterfalls — Tags: , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am
High Falls (Casselman): Ontario Waterfalls

High Falls (Casselman): Ontario Waterfalls

While there is nothing spectacular about this waterfall, it does have a couple of distinctions. It is the most easterly waterfall we are aware of and it is a member of a group with the most common name. In fact there are more than a dozen Ontario waterfalls known as High Falls.

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Warning: It can be dangerous to view and photograph waterfalls. The footing can be wet and slippery, and an accidental fall can result in serious injury or death. Note also that many sections of waterfalls are on private property. Please respect these rights.

Go to the Index to Ontario Waterfalls

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