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September 17, 2017

Ferguson Gristmill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Filed under: Mill,Ontario — Tags: , , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am
Ferguson Gristmill: Ontario's Old Mills

Ferguson Gristmill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Built by Alex Ferguson in 1857 on the Rocky Saugeen River north of Durham, and operated as a gristmill.

 

Ferguson Gristmill: Ontario's Old Mills

Ferguson Gristmill: Ontario’s Old Mills


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September 11, 2017

Pakenham Falls: Ontario Waterfalls

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

Pakenham Falls: Ontario Waterfalls

Note a large falls but it has an interesting Five Arch Stone Bridge behind. This was taken in a raging storm.

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September 7, 2017

Jackson’s Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Jackson's Mill : Ontario's Old Mills

Jackson’s Mill : Ontario’s Old Mills

Built in Kingston as a gristmill about 1850, it is currently a private residence.

Ontario's Old Mills

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September 1, 2017

Mineral Springs Falls: Ontario Waterfalls

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Mineral Springs Falls: Ontario Waterfalls

Mineral Springs Falls: Ontario Waterfalls

Found by Sulphur Springs Rd north of Mineral Springs Rd., it is not a large falls but very nice looking, particularily in the fall.

GPS Location: N 43° 14.28′ W 80° 00.03′

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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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August 28, 2017

Along the Grand River in Cambridge

Filed under: Canada,Landscape,Ontario — Tags: , , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am
Along the Grand River in Cambridge

Along the Grand River in Cambridge

Along the Grand River in Cambridge, Canada

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August 26, 2017

Merritton Cotton Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Merritton Cotton Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Merritton Cotton Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

The Beaver Cotton Mill was built in 1857 on this St. Catharine’s site and was destroyed by fire in 1881. The present building replaced it in 1885. It was not in use during the Great Depression and was renovated as a restaurant in 2001.

 

Merritton Cotton Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Merritton Cotton Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Ontario's Old Mills

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August 20, 2017

Webster Falls: Ontario Waterfalls

Filed under: Ontario,Waterfalls — Tags: , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am
Webster's Falls, Ontario

Webster’s Falls, Ontario

This is one of the most visited waterfalls in Ontario, and it’s popularity is well-deserved. It has a park area around the top which is a great place for a family picnic. There is a stairs that allows easy access to the base (Closed at the moment). You can also get a more panoramic view by walking up to the opposite bank. You can reach this area by taking Brock Rd. south off of Highway 5. Turn left onto Harvest Rd, and then right onto Short Rd, which will shortly lead you to parking for the conservation area.

Some of these images were taken from the base of the falls. The steps leading to the base have recently been closed for safety reasons.

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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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August 18, 2017

The Niagara Escarpment above Hamilton

Filed under: Cityscape,Flowers,Landscape,Ontario — Tags: , , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am
The Niagara Escarpment above Hamilton

The Niagara Escarpment above Hamilton

View of Hamilton, Canada from Sam Lawrence Park

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