Back Road Touring
It was an overcast day, but a good chance to get out for a drive and see some local places. COVID has us on lockdown, so much that would be open in this season is closed. It doesn't mean we can't get out and take some photos. We were on a lot of back roads and saw few other vehicles at times. Though there are actually lots of little "spots on interest" in the area, we only stopped at two. The first stop was at Shetland Memorial Library. It's a wee building & there's no real information available about the building itself. Curious, since it's a "memorial" library. It has an old millstone form the Shetland Flour and Grist Mill. Once restrictions are lifted, we might be able to get more information.
The second stop was at the Bothwell-Zone Oil Museum. There are a few reminders of the booming oil heritage of the area. Out front is a working well pump, also known as a "nodding donkey" and an old jerker system. The museum offers self-guided tours. www.historicbothwell.ca/oil_museum.htm
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