Monthly Archives: April 2018

Glen Major Forest / East Duffins Headwaters Trail Review

***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.***   GLEN MAJOR FOREST / EAST DUFFINS HEADWATER TRAILS REVIEW This one is listed under Glen Major Forest on Google maps and numerous Internet sites, but as East Duffins Headwaters at the trailheads. We first accessed these trails from […]

Port Hope’s Little Railway Station

Who knew this was likely Port Hope’s first railway station! The historic “Little Railway Station” currently sits at the north end of Port Hope’s harbour at 10 Hayward Street. A recent Northumberland News article regarding it really caught my attention.   How many times has the Ranger driven by it and never gave it a second thought? […]

The Facts About Foraging

As Spring approaches, the outdoorsman’s fancy turns to forageables, as do the searches we see on this site. Ranger, the wife, and I, like to search the back roads and trails. We’ll hunt down mushrooms, vegetables, fruit, nuts, and berries. We’ll go to great lengths, or more like great  distances, in search of them. There are a lot of websites which encourage the harvesting of forageables. Some sell the concept as “truly natural”.  Others suggest it as cheap food. I’ve even read a site which cleverly advocates eating invasive species. Kinda […]

Historic Grand Trunk Railway Station, Port Hope Ontario

This beautiful Port Hope, Ontario railroad station retains its unique location at the elevated viaduct and railway bridge just east of the Ganaraska River. The Grand Trunk Railway (GTR) built some thirty-four stations between 1853 and 1857 as part of their initial Montreal to Toronto line, only eight survive in Ontario. The 1856 Grand Trunk […]