Monday, February 27, 2006


Only one lighhouse remains on the island now, although you can still see the octagonal base of the other one. This is automated, of course, as they all are. Interestingly, the island, which gives the impression of a sandbar from far away, is actually made of bedrock, or, as the geologists call it, pyritic slate.

Another old shed and abandoned lobster trap. A nice "Nova Scotia

Devil's Island on approach. The island is at the mouth of Halifax Harbour on the Eastern Passage side. Helen Creighton used to visit it to collect folk songs. They say Satan was a big fan, too, and visited their SUnday night card games on occasion.