Another rainy day in May, Chris and I stumbled upon another interesting find with a bit of history attached to it. This house was not easy to approach due to the growth of thorn bushes overtaking the property but, as usual, we didn’t let that stop us. (See video at end of blog) This … More Kinder House – Ghost Town of Rockingham
Foymount is well known for it’s abandoned Radar base that was developed in the 1950’s during the Cold War to detect unwanted incoming Soviet aircraft. During a 2 day exploration near Renfrew ON Chris and I decided we’d also check it out to see what we’d find. There was no entry points in any of … More Foymount Radar Base – Off Our Radar!
Balaclava is one of my faves. The sawmill still stands and holds it’s integrity….you can almost here it at work as it did in 1861. Although we knew we shouldn’t have, we stepped inside the mill to get a glimps of what was. When I looked down my legs became weak. I could … More Balaclava – Ghosts and Skeletons of Ontario’s First Green Community
Newfoundout was a real treat to visit. As we drove down the lonely road that was lined with fencing from it’s originators you could almost hear the horse and buggies. There are only skeletal remains of a once inhabited place. The houses remain to weather and fall in on themselves as nature slowly … More Newfoundout – Doomed Before It Began – People Exploited
On Monday July 13, 2015 my lovley wife Michelle and I travelled to the infamous town of Brudenell. We were very excited to see for ourselves, the town once known as “The Sin Bin” of The Opeongo Line! In 1871 the town was bustling!……it had three hotels, … More Brudenell “The Sin Bin” – Women, Alcohol, Gambling and Al Capone?!