The Firefighter

The Firefighter
Successive images of The Firefighter who points to the names of the fallen. These photographs were taken between September 2012 and August 2013.

Viewing the Photographs

This blog features many photographs. These are shown on the page in a small size. They can be viewed in a larger size by clicking on them. When you do that you will get a large size photograph with a series of thumbnails below it. Clicking on any of those will bring it up in a larger size. To go back to the view of the blog, click the area outside the photograph.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Canadian Firefighters Memorial, May 31, 2015

I managed a second visit in May, just under the wire. I was pleased to see most of the trees doing OK. However most of the snowberry trees still struggle and I would say one of the maple trees has definitely died. Overall the memorial site looks really good. I went over to have a look at the site for the Holocaust memorial and took a couple of pictures from there, which you'll see at the end of this series of pictures.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Canadian Firefighters Memorial, May 17, 2015

I should have been out to photograph the site last week but it was Mother's Day. I was a little disturbed to see that the trees on the site are not exactly thriving. I went up on the hill to check on the maple trees. One of them has no vital signs. The three trees on the top of the mound must be well above the water table and have had no time to develop roots that go deep enough. The snowberry trees have no signs of leaves but they seem to have buds. A couple of the oak trees still don't have leaves. Hopefully the plant life on the site will be in better shape when I come back in a couple of weeks.