Monthly Archives: March 2022

The River Rd and Lang/Hastings Figure 8 Loop 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.*** The River Rd and Lang/Hastings Figure 8 Loop Trail Review We were re-visiting The Lang Hastings Trail (a linear or one-way section of the TransCanada) looking for anything […]

Country Mills, Part One

This post is about several local grist and saw mills (plus a cider mill) from Bowmanville to Belleville, Ontario that still exist and are historically designated today The town and village locations and a short history of their current and past use provide a quick reference for history and photography buffs. The ‘2oldguys’ have met […]

The TransCanada from Blairton Station (4th line) to Callaghan’s Rapids 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.*** The TransCanada from Blairton Station (4th line) to Callaghan’s Rapids Trail Review This review is the Eastern continuation of my review from Blairton Station to Havelock found here […]

Ganaraska River Ghost Mills of Hope Township

At the height of the milling industry from 1850 to 1870 there were 38 sawmills, 18 gristmills and 5 woolen mills located on the Ganaraska River.  This post covers just a few that were once located in Hope Township which in 2001 was merged with the largest town on the Ganaraska watershed, Port Hope.  The […]