Bassano Dam

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Heather Mellon

Excellent angle on this shot with a sweeping view of this historical dam. An interesting and really beautiful capture, Clifford.

Clifford Dupuis

Thank you Heather, much appreciated. The history of this dam is also most interesting.

Yves Langlois

Great compo Clifford. Colours and lighting is dam nice. Appreciate the paralell lines done by the river bank at the back and the dam. Like as well the attractive lighting on the top right of the image.

Clifford Dupuis

Thank you so much Yves. The history on the construction of this dam is also amazing and I will try to catch it when the water is higher, could make an interesting capture.


O good one grat coloer detaling

Clifford Dupuis

Thank you so much Jeff


we have a lot of them on the ottawa

Clifford Dupuis

Yes I recall seeing a few when I lived there

Construction started in 1910 and the dam opened in May 1914. It is located near Bassano on the Bow River at the Horseshoe Bend and is required for irrigation.
Taken By
Clifford Dupuis
Taken On
April 13, 2022
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