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Pritchard Bridge

Pritchard Bridge over the South Thompson River

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The Old Bridge

The Old Bridge crossing the Fraser River – looking toward Lillooet The Lillooet Suspension Bridge was constructed in 1913, replacing a truss bridge that was completed in 1889, which itself replaced a reaction-cable ferry that had been operating between 1860 … Continue reading

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Elk Falls

Elk Falls Elk Falls is a 25m high waterfall within Elk Falls Provincial Park. A 60m high suspension bridge spans the 64m width of the Campbell River Canyon, providing a view of the river and Elk Falls.

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The mouth of the Avon River

The mouth of the Avon River as it flows into the Minas Basin, viewed from a bluff at Avonport Station. Blue Beach is to the right on the shore of the Avon, the Kempt Shore across the Minas Basin in … Continue reading

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Pritchard Bridge

The Pritchard Bridge crossing the South Thompson River A train crossing Martin Prairie Road, near the Trans Canada Highway in Pritchard BC Looking toward the north

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Annapolis Royal

Looking across the Annapolis River toward Granville Ferry

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Bay of Fundy – Kirk Brook

If you like the ocean and seclusion, the small beach at Kirk Brook is just the ticket. It’s quiet, and there is a whole lot of shoreline to explore at low tide. We took the sort of abandoned section of … Continue reading

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Thumb Hill Creek

I had been meaning to explore the white cliffs that are just to the north of Highway 101 and St. Croix – I found the time to poke about so I did. At first, I thought this was the St. … Continue reading

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Puntledge River diversion dam

Upstream from the diversion dam The control gates for water entering the penstock for the generating station The diversion dam diverts some of the water from the Puntledge River and feeds it into the penstock pipeline that flows downhill to … Continue reading

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Lahave cable ferry

The Lahave cable ferry crosses the Lahave River to connect Highway 331 in Lahave and Highway 3 in East Lahave. It was a nice short cut for me to head from Crescent Beach and onward to Lunenburg and Chester. The … Continue reading

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