WINDSOR LOCKS, CONNECTICUT, U.S.A.—BUT DON’T DISTURB THE BALD EAGLES!!!!
As I mentioned Tuesday, this post is a little bit of an exercise for me. I don’t normally work with a lot of photos in one post, and I don’t think I’ve ever tried to describe a “destination” before. I’m not sure that The Windsor Locks Canal is much of a destination; I mean I wouldn’t travel to Connecticut just to see it. But, it is one of my favorite places.
The official website says that construction started on the canal in 1827. It also says that “Charles Dickens was a notable visitor who passed through the canal on February 7, 1842.” It’s probably good that Mr. Dickens rode through after the canal was operational as opposed to as it was being built, as I’m not sure he would have appreciated to conditions under which men labored. But this isn’t a post about labor. It also…
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