I couldn't resist stopping on Bell Road to take pics of the RR bridge from that side. It was such a pretty fall day.
I'd soooo hoped for a train but alas....nothing.
The Army Corp of Engineers operates the Canal.
Mass Maritime across the way.
I remembered that a new mural was painted under the railroad tracks near Aptucxet Trading Post. I will have to return when the light is better.
Osprey (aka Seahawk)
There are minks that live in the rip rap. They keep the rodent population down.
I had to look this up when I got home cause I didn't know what a 'Lagoda' was. It's the name of Bourne's ship.
HERE is some information about the Lagoda. I've seen the scaled down version at the Whaling Museum but I didn't take any notice of the name at the time, or the significance and history.