Right to Ramble
old wrecked cottage, with its picture windows strangely facing away
from the lake., which is in the background. March 8, 2008
Ontario Lakefront Trail
Above left: An old
apple tree, just east of Airport and Hickory roads on the
abandoned rail bed. There are a few trees lining the trail here. Last
year's apples lie rotting on the ground, giving a touch of colour in
monochromatic spring landscape.
Right: A gate just to the north of the abandoned rail line, I imagine
allow passage for humans but not cattle without the use of a ramp.
There were signs of cattle here. East of Norway's Road. March
Quinte Bay Contract Flooring building has
been built square in the
middle of the abandoned
line, on a little lane leading
to a large house to the
south by the water.
March 8, 2009
Norway's Road and Great Oak Lodge Lane is an inlet, with a stream
coming into the lake. The lake ice was still strong enough to get me
around the creek, but later in the season, the only way to get around
this section is from the Ridge Road bridge, just a couple of minutes to
The cottages here are in rough shape. Some of the "complexes" (see
immediately below) make for interesting shapes. March 8, 2009
This is a sight I see
too often on my travels; humans have a way of taking a
beautiful spot and
up. East of Great Oak Lodge Lane.
the west is the grand old oak, below left, spreading
falling) across the trail, desperately trying
disguise the mess from
Below right, an old plow returning to the
earth, on the trail east of Great Oak Lodge
Lane. March 8, 2009
log bridge makes crossing this stream east of great Oak
Lodge Road possible. Without it, I expect crossing
section would be impossible, at least in the
far to the north, there is a house,
horses in the field, where passage might be
going too close to the property without permission
not be neighbourly.
March 8, 2009.
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