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Captured in west end of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

The watermill known as Grant’s Old Mill occupies the site of the Red River Settlement’s first mill built in 1829.

It was established by Cuthbert Grant, leader of the Metis at the Battle of Seven Oaks. Grant’s Old Mill is open to the public and provides a glimpse of a real working water powered mill. Organic grain grown locally, freshly ground triticale, rye, whole wheat, buckwheat flour and pancake mix, as well as other souvenirs, are sold on site. The area surrounding Grant’s Old Mill is perfect for picnics or just enjoying the sun.

Camera Details: Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi, 55mm Lens, Aperture exp 5.6, Shutter speed 1/400, ISO 200

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canada, manitoba, mill, grist mill, summer, winnipeg, water, landscape, larry trupp, umpa1, image featured

A self taught amateur photographer who resides in beautiful Winnipeg, Manitoba, which is a prairie city in the center of Canada. My dear wife Marg and I have been married for 52 years, and we have 2 married daughters and 3 grandchildren to share our busy lives.I love to read, practice photography, spend time with my family, play around on the computer, and volunteer a lot of my time at our local Nature Center, where I serve as an interpreter for kids programs.

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Comments

  • Cheryl Dunning
    Cheryl Dunningabout 4 years ago

    cool shot, I still have to go there…
    but i’m never really in the area…

  • Thanks Cheryl
    Actually you will have to stop there sometime, very interesting to browse inside…thanks for your comments

    – Larry Trupp

  • Teresa Zieba
    Teresa Ziebaabout 4 years ago

    Wow, very nice Larry. Love your POV. The bushes and trees were always blocking the view when I was there. Did they cut something out?

  • Thanks Teresa
    Actually Sturgeon Creek is very high right now, what with all the rain we have been having..I was able to get into the reeds, as I had my rubber boots in the car, however I did cut about 10% from the bottom in this image

    – Larry Trupp

  • Crystal Zacharias
    Crystal Zachariasabout 4 years ago

    Very nice. I’ll have to check it out one day!

  • Thanks Crystal
    You will have to stop by sometime, when you are in the city..its right by the Grace hospital on Portage avenue

    – Larry Trupp

  • Barb Miller
    Barb Millerabout 4 years ago

    Larry, this is best viewed large to get all the gorgeous colors, reflections and lighting. An awesome image and descriptive narrative. All of the side images are lovely. Instant FAV. Barb

  • Good Morning Barbara
    It is a very interesting old Mill, they actually make bread there in the summer months…I appreciate your comments, and the fave as well.

    – Larry Trupp

  • mrcoradour
    mrcoradourabout 4 years ago

    This is a beautiful shot Larry great details & colours.

  • Good Morning Malcolm
    Always appreciate your visit
    Your comments are most kind

    – Larry Trupp

  • Karen  Moore
    Karen Mooreabout 4 years ago

    Very Nice !!!!

  • Good Morning karen
    Thanks for your comments
    And the fave BTW

    – Larry Trupp

  • Leslie van de Ligt
    Leslie van de ...about 4 years ago

    Larry this is just a beautiful shot. Calm and peaceful with lovely colors and a sense of tranquility. An instant fave as well. :>)) Leslie

  • Good Morning Leslie
    I appreciate your commnets
    Thanks for the fave BTW

    – Larry Trupp

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47about 4 years ago

    Grand shot of Grant’s Mill! Such a picturesque location – interesting history as well.

  • Good Morning Sheila
    Always appreciate your commnets

    – Larry Trupp

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1about 4 years ago

    Beautiful shot – almost looks like a Constable painting

  • Thanks Shulie
    Much appreciated

    – Larry Trupp

  • georgieboy98
    georgieboy98about 4 years ago

    This is superb Larry. What a great find and how very well you have photographed it. Keeping those foreground grasses in shot was an inspiration, too.
    All the best
    Peter

  • Hi Peter
    Always great to hear from you
    Much appreciated mate

    – Larry Trupp

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