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Fall is that time of the year when Mother Nature showcases her phenomenal colours.

Here are several dozen cool pictures taken near Campbellton, New Brunswick, in late September and early October 2019 … 

[Feel free to use any of these images as screen savers or for non-profit promotions.]


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VIDEO

To see a stunning :17 video [a flyover near the foot of Sugarloaf Mountain], first click on the ‘SHARE’ button [top right], then on ‘MP4’ or ‘ORIGINAL.’

Wait for the clip to download. Because it’s high resolution, this may take a minute or so depending on your computer.

And if you’d like the video to fill your screen, click on the two small diagonal arrows at the top left of the video. You should be good to go.


PHOTOS

The first batch of pictures was taken near Morrissey Rock [a lookout point just west of Tide Head] …

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Here are pictures taken on the Terry Fox Trail which circles Sugarloaf Mountain, on Campbellton’s South side.

Canada has at least nine Terry Fox Trails.

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Pics of Sugarloaf Mountain and area …

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[Note the ladder]

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[South of the Sugarloaf: a crossroads in the middle of nowhere]

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[Note the outline of the Terry Fox Trail. Top right shows part of the ring road at the hospital complex]

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The focus now on Campbellton itself. The community was founded in 1837, established as a town in 1889 and as a city in 1958. Campbellton still retains city status even though its population has dropped considerably.

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Here are a few shots from the road to L’Averne, Quebec, La Petite Riviere du Loup … starting off with the cool Hobbit-like home of Carmelle Bujold

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This is looking South. Note Sugarloaf Mountain and the Charles Van Horne Bridge. Click to enlarge.

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Didn’t know there was a small lake atop those mountains.

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Finally, these shots from near Kedgwick, on the highway to St. Leonard and EdmundstonIMG_3461.jpg

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Another short video [:12] showing the fall colours … again, if you click on ‘SHARE,’ please wait for the clip to download.

[If you find the clip stops and starts, try clicking on HD [bottom right] to disable the High Definition feature.]


YOUTUBE

For a 4-minute car ride on the road to L’Averne, check out this YouTube video. For some strange reason, the video starts at the :44 mark. Slide the bar back to 00:00 and catch the full video.

One more thing … be sure to adjust the settings so that you’re watching it in high quality 1080p.

THE AUTHOR

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Byron_Christopher

20 thoughts on “Fall 2019 – Down East Style

  1. Always, always beautiful photos you take and capture. Love, love, love!

    Thank you very much for sharing these wonderful photos, the fall colours say it all.

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  2. Byron, you’re the best. Your photos are awesome.

    You make me want to see them all the time — which I do. I still have the one taken in 1969 that you posted [on a previous article], then I cry because my Dad was a brick layer for the first Provincial Hospital. When I was a child, I brought my dad lunch every day.

    Byron, I’m going to miss you on DownHomers Are Us [Facebook]. Love you for everything you do for us older citizens … also the young.

    Will never forget you for what you do for Campbellton.

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  3. Like from a dream those beautiful fall images and Campbellton give respite from a troubled greater world. Thanks for the break, Byron!

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  4. Great work, as always.

    I was home last year at the same time and the colours were amazing. I really miss it … wish I was there.

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  5. Beautiful pictures of our home area!!

    It makes me a bit homesick at times, and even though we do have colourful trees in Nova Scotia, I truly miss the mountains of home!

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