Monthly Archives: February 2018

Lynde Shores Conservation Area (Whitby) Review – A Winter Walkable

***Please click on this link Map Locations of ALL Trails on this Site to view a map with the location of every trail “2oldguyswalking” has written a review on.***   LYNDE SHORES CONSERVATION AREA TRAILS REVIEW UPDATE – June 30, 2019 – We just returned from a re-visit here. I noticed new signage stating that neither smoking […]

Chalk Carriage Works, Port Hope Ontario

  This post is a little shorter than most by the Ranger, as it does not have a lot of recorded history but is likely one of the most unusual and attractive buildings in the town of Port Hope. Where else could you find a 175 year old historically designated (in 1989) three story former […]

Bowmanville Creek Trail Review- a Winter Walkable

***Please click on this link Map Locations of ALL Trails on this Site to view a map with the location of every trail “2oldguyswalking” has written a review on.*** BOWMANVILLE CREEK TRAIL REVIEW Though a pleasant enough walk in the Summer, this review will focus on the Winter appeal of this walk. Winter is difficult for trail […]

Canadian Northern Railway Station, Port Hope, Ontario

This quaint old railroad station built in 1911 is located at 138 Hope Street North, Port Hope, and is now home to a Ministry of Transportation office.  A brick Chateauesque architectural style building designed by Ralph Benjamin Pratt, it has been through many changes and additions but is still a very handsome structure. Three such […]