Episodes

Where did the summer go?

September 16th, 2011 No Comments »

Where did the summer go? An apology for disappearing. We’ll be back with new episodes soon.

Episode 27: Wintergreen Flats

June 11th, 2011 No Comments »

Checking in from the Wintergreen Terrace, the top of the Niagara Glen and former riverbed where Niagara Falls fell 7000 years ago.

Episode 26: Burch’s Mills

April 26th, 2011 No Comments »

Checking in from the site of a water-powered grist and saw mill circa 1786, the first industrial use of the waters of the west bank of the Niagara River.

Episode 25: Ontario Power Screen House Walkway

March 28th, 2011 No Comments »

Checking in from the Ontario Power Screen House Walkway, a footbridge on the Greater Niagara Circle Route that crosses an early hydro forebay.

Episode 24: Ontario Power Gate House

March 27th, 2011 1 Comment »

Checking in from the Ontario Power Generating Station Gate House, which controlled the flow to first major AC generator on the Canadian side of the Niagara river.

Episode 23: Hydro Control Gates

March 19th, 2011 No Comments »

Checking in from the intake control gates at the entrance to the massive subterranean hydro tunnels supplying water to the Sir Adam Beck hydro stations

Episode 22: Nikola Tesla’s Monument

February 10th, 2011 2 Comments »

Checking in from the monument to inventor Nikola Tesla at the brink of Niagara Falls, where the War of the Currents was won.

Episode 21: Thompson Point

January 28th, 2011 2 Comments »

Checking in from a former limestone mine on the Niagara gorge overlooking the whirlpool on the Niagara River, current lookout and endpoint for the Spanish Aero Car.

Episode 20: Haulage Road Trail

January 20th, 2011 No Comments »

Checking in from a short trail with roots in Niagara’s hydroelectric history, dating from the construction of Sir Adam Beck II in the 1950s.

Bowl For Kids Sake Fundraiser

January 14th, 2011 2 Comments »

CheckInNiagara.com is raising money for Niagara Falls Big Brothers Big Sisters by fielding a team in this year’s Bowl For Kids Sake.