As the month of April unfolded and as I started to collect images for this monthly blog post, frankly, I considered giving this entry a pass. The idea, essentially as I see it, is to show how the countryside changes from month to month. January I showed you snow, February snow, March… more snow… and at the outset, April wasn’t much different. But thirty days later, I’m happy to report, we are essentially snow free! Sure, in the deep, unlit recesses of the woods, you might encounter a pod of gritty granular grey stuff. But I’m here to declare, it’s spring in Cobalt!
Next stop? Black flies!
The view to the north.
The town of Cobalt from the ruins of the High Grade Mill
You’ve seen shots of the high grade mill from the road – now that the snow is gone, we can get up close and personal.
The view of the town from the Low Grade Mill ruins. A popular lookout for tourists and locals alike.
Finally some colour at the duck pond.
Cobalt Lake – half and half. This was April 25. The lake is now ice free.
The creek behind the Right of Way Mine and the bridge that spans Kerr Lake Road.
Ore carts on display at the Right of Way Mine site.
Mining equipment – All the way from the UK.
Now that the woods are more or less clear of snow, we were able to tramp around the adjacent property. We found this sign. The former owners of our house used to raise and sell minnows in the aforenoted duck pond.
Now, if this doesn’t say “SPRING!” I don’t know what does!
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Changing Seasons is a monthly photo feature hosted by Max at Cardinal Guzman.
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