When we left Ottawa I thought the 4 fenders on the boat was enough, so I left the four additional ones I brought in the car. After going through these lock, and seeing a few other boats, it looks like everyone carries 4 fenders on each side. I decided I wanted the fenders left in the car, so I took the train to Ottawa and returned with the car.
Bonnie spent the day touring Kingston and took the following photos.
|The tour bus crossed the River to Fort Henry, this view is looing back
at the waterfront of Kingston, with Shoal Tower that now guards the
The ferry is to Wolfe Island, about a mile out. Amazingly, this is a free ferry!
|City Hall stands right behind the marina, facing out to the Lake.|
|The Cathederal Church of Saint George, Anglician, burned to the ground in 1899, and was rebuilt in only 18 months.|
|An interesting row house in historic Kingston.|
|The Mackintosh Castle built in 1852 by a Scotish business man who promised his wife she could live in a castle if she came to Canada.|
|A bed and breakfast is now in the Hochelaga Inn. Built in 1879.|
|Saint Marys Cathederal, built between 1842 and 1848, mostly by volunteers, with stone quarried on site. The towers wern't done until 1889.|
|Theological Hall of Queens College.|
|The Pump House Steam Museum is just up the road form the marina. Kingstons first water pumping plant was built in 1849 and enlarged in 1889. These are Corliss engines from the 1889 expansion. They seem to be in running condition, altough the woman on duty didn't think they ran anymore.|
|Solitude II on the transient dock, just about alone, and well guarded by the Shoal Tower.|
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