Saturday Snapshot– Waterloo Region Museum

November 19, 2011 at 9:22 pm 15 comments

On the inside of the museum looking out through a floor-to-ceiling window. See how the track goes straight through? The museum is built right over the old rail line, but the steam engine doesn’t run anymore.

A wheel called Hazel, built in 1908 to provide steam power to local manufacturing.

An original Conestoga wagon

For more on the museum, check back in a few days.

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  • 1. Alyce  |  November 19, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    That’s cool! I never would have guessed that there was a window there in the first photo.

  • 2. storygal  |  November 19, 2011 at 9:51 pm

    When I saw it the first time, I thought my eyes were playing tricks on me. Had to share that one.

  • 3. Diane@BibliophileBytheSea  |  November 19, 2011 at 10:05 pm

    These are very cool photos, thanks for sharing.

  • 4. storygal  |  November 19, 2011 at 10:15 pm

    You’re welcome. There are more. Check my blog again in a few days. 🙂

  • 5. Lisa@ButteryBooks  |  November 19, 2011 at 11:30 pm

    My kids would love that museum, very cool.

  • 6. storygal  |  November 20, 2011 at 3:19 am

    It’s a good museum for all ages. for sure.

  • 7. Alice Teh  |  November 20, 2011 at 9:10 am

    This is so cool and informative. Thanks for the pictures!

    • 8. storygal  |  November 20, 2011 at 12:38 pm

      There were so many people attending that day, that we couldn’t see everything. We’ll go again and see things we missed.

  • 9. Karen @ Scobberlotch  |  November 20, 2011 at 2:38 pm

    Those are very nice!

  • 10. storygal  |  November 20, 2011 at 4:21 pm

    Thanks, Karen. If you check back on my blog in a few days, there’ll be more about the museum.

  • 11. Nise'  |  November 20, 2011 at 5:36 pm

    I love museums!

  • 12. storygal  |  November 20, 2011 at 6:20 pm

    What is it that you like most about museums?

  • 13. LadyInRead  |  November 21, 2011 at 7:51 am

    We love museums! and this one sounds so great…thanks for sharing..

  • 14. Marie  |  November 22, 2011 at 10:09 pm

    Very cool! I, too, love museums…seeing/learning new things and being taken back in time. It’s all good. One other thing I like about museums, is that it’s generally quiet. Weird, I know, but I really like quiet.

    Sorry I’m a little late in commenting. Thanks for visiting my blog and taking the time to comment.

    • 15. storygal  |  November 23, 2011 at 12:38 pm

      No problem at all. I’m glad you stopped by and commented. 🙂

      This museum was anything but quiet with all the people who were there, but I think it will be quiet at other times. I like quiet too.


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