Category Archives: Dams

Misty Morning – Lake Vaughan

  One of the best aspects of nature and landscape photography is serendipity. Regardless of the planning, you just never know when an unexpected image will present itself, completely without warning. Such was the case last week when I went … Continue reading

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The Brook – Spectacle Lake

Spectacle Lake is the source of the Beaver River. The water flows from Spectacle Lake to Cedar Lake via this stream, known locally simply as “the brook.” Almost 200 years ago my ancestors damed this spot to build up pressure … Continue reading

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Pancake Ice

This ice is just below the gates of the Raynardton Dam on the Tusket River. I can only assume that the strong currents created excess water is allowed to escape causes the ice to form in these near-perfect circles. It’s … Continue reading

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Reeds at the Shoreline

A cool but spectacularly sunny day beckoned me out for a morning of shooting. At Jim Reeves’ Dam, a favourite place I took some good shots of ice and water at the dam site but just above the dam I … Continue reading

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The Tunnel – Hebron

Less than twenty metres downstream from the Hebron dam, an often raging torrent of water must pass under Nova Scotia Highway One. In order to do this, a classic, arched stone tunnel was constructed. To say that this end of … Continue reading

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Hebron Dam

The Hebron dam was built to power the HH Crosby Shoe Company factory, a large facility that could produce shoes at a rate of a thousand pairs a day. The factory was destroyed by fire in 1946. The land was … Continue reading

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