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Mennonite Buggy at the Kissing Bridge by Gary Paakkonen

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A Mennonite Buggy coming out of the ‘Kissing Bridge’ in West Montrose, Ontario, Canada.

This is the last covered bridge remaining in Ontario and is located just north of Guelph, Ontario, Canada in the heart of Mennonite Country.

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317 Views and 4 Faves as of Aug 27,2010

Top Ten Challenge Winner and featured in #12 Great Features Group April 8, 2010
Top Ten in Ontario in B&W Challenge July 3,2010

Featured in:
The Ontario Group April 10,2010
The 100-499 Viewings Group April 16,2010


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  • jules572
    jules572about 4 years ago

    Great shot Gary, love it in B&W. Did you take it this year. I haven’t been out to brave to cold, must try to get back there soon…Jules

  • Thanks Jules! I grabbed Heather and the camera 2 weeks ago and dragged her out there. I was hoping for some icycles hanging but it was too warm :(
    I walked out into the middle of the river for a shot though :D

    – Gary Paakkonen

  • Barssel
    Barsselabout 4 years ago

    This would make a great addition to the Horse and Rider group

  • Thanks so much and I’m on my way to the group!

    – Gary Paakkonen

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 4 years ago

    A lovely capture in B&W Gary, most unique to see it used by this mode of transportation, great find indeed

  • Thanks so much Larry. The whole area is like a visit to the past!

    – Gary Paakkonen

  • AliceDoodles
    AliceDoodlesabout 4 years ago

    Your co-hosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • Thanks for having it Chris!

    – Gary Paakkonen

  • AliceDoodles
    AliceDoodlesabout 4 years ago

    Ground transportation vehicles built prior to and including 1949
    Your cohosts Cee and Chris

  • Thanks for having it Chris! I wasn’t sure if it was appropriate for the group as it doesn’t burn fossil fuels but it does roll across the ground :D

    – Gary Paakkonen

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyabout 4 years ago

    Great work, Gary! The B&W treatment works really well for this wonderful scene!

  • thanks Mike!

    – Gary Paakkonen

  • sundawg7
    sundawg7about 4 years ago

    Great capture Gary and most appropriate treatment. You’re so lucky having this in your “backyard”. >Ron<

  • Thanks Ron:))) Love SW Ontario!

    – Gary Paakkonen

  • Jonicool
    Jonicoolabout 4 years ago

    Love the old time look!

  • Thanks Joni :)

    – Gary Paakkonen

  • Monte Morton
    Monte Mortonabout 4 years ago

    Sweet shot!!!

  • Thanks so much Monte!

    – Gary Paakkonen

  • Donna Adamski
    Donna Adamskiabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your TOP TEN finish in the Treasure Hunt Series – Letter M challenge!


  • Thanks so much Donna!!! I am honoured!

    – Gary Paakkonen

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