Category Archives: Rivers

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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Frozen Brook

Leblanc Brook is a small stream that has its source behind Little Brook and travels but a short distance before it flows into Saint Mary’s Bay between Comeauville and Saulnierville, on the French shore, in the Municipality of Clare, Digby … Continue reading

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Ice and Tide – Bear River

In very cold weather ice can form close to shore on the upper part of the river where the river is still tidal but the water has a lower salt content. Here in the village the surface ice formed at … Continue reading

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Rock, Ice and Water – Jim Reeves’ Dam

Jim Reeves’ dam, erected on a stream just before it enters Corning’s Lake in the Municipality of Clare, Digby County, powered a sawmill. The mill is long gone but the dam still partially blocks the stream and provides lots of … Continue reading

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The Wharf – Cripple Creek, Cape Sable Island

This rustic wharf juts precariously from the shore into the little harbour where Cripple Creek meets the sea, on Cape Sable Island. Sony A-900 – Sigma 24-70mm – f 2.8 – 70mm – ISO 200 – f16 – 1/200.

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Bear River Estuary and Bridges

This is one of my favourite views around the Annapolis Basin. Unfortunately it only shows itself from late fall to early spring, when the leaves are off the trees, unblocking the view. Although infinitely superior for daily use, the new … Continue reading

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Rapids – Lower Tusket River

These rapids are on the Tusket River, just below the Raynardton dam. Sony A-900 – Sigma 24-70mm – f 2.8 – 35mm – ISO 200 – f13 – 1/15.

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Sawmill Creek – Moschelle, Annapolis County

Moschelle lays on Sawmill Creek, on the inland side of the Annapolis River, just above Annapolis Royal… a rolling landscape dotted with the valley’s iconic apple orchards. Sony A-900 – Sigma 24-70mm – f 2.8 – 40mm – ISO 200 … Continue reading

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Raging Water – Mill Falls, Kejimkujik

The rolling rapids above the falls at Mill Falls, in Kejimkujik National Park, have been thrilling visitors for years. Unfortunately they also attract thrill-seekers who like to swim at the base of the falls and in the pond just below. … Continue reading

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