Category Archives: history

National War Memorial

National War Memorial – Confederation Square, Ottawa The National War Memorial, also known as “The Response,” was unveiled in 1939 to commemorate the service of Canadians in the First World War 1914-1918. The memorial has come to symbolize the sacrifice … Continue reading

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Soldiers’ Memorial Fountain

Soldiers’ Memorial Fountain – Halifax Public Gardens Erected in 1903 to commemorate the service of Canadian soldiers in the South African war, the figure at the top of the fountain was modelled from a photograph of a local Canadian Mounted … Continue reading

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Fort Anne National Historic Site

A 360° image of downtown Annapolis Royal and Fort Anne National Historic Site, shot from a drone.

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Fort Anne National Historic Site

Fort Anne National Historic Site – Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia

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Middleton Railway Museum

CN 1274 and a jaunty speeder at the Middleton Railway Museum

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CN 1274/1521

CN 1274 at the Middleton Railway Museum CN 1274 is a 75-ton 4-6-0 steam locomotive that was built in Montreal in 1905. The locomotive is unique in that it is equipped with a Belpaire type firebox typically found on locomotives … Continue reading

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Fading History – The Barn

An old barn collapsing into the past – Annapolis Valley

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E&N Victoria Subdivision – State Of The Line

The harsh reality of rail on Vancouver Island as shown by the condition of the Esquimalt & Nanaimo right of way – although classified as an active railway, the train truly doesn’t run here anymore, hasn’t for some time, and … Continue reading

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Oh Nuts

A loose nut on the E&N rail line near Qualicum Beach. The train don’t run here anymore.

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The way it is – E&N

You would be waiting for a very, very long time as the train don’t run here anymore… A memory of the way it was, and the way it is before it fades away altogether

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