Heat Wave

25 Petawawa

“Rapids in the Petawawa River,” from Percy’s small album

And it just kept getting hotter. Today’s high 35 degrees Celsius, and the low was 18 C. Did it cool off at all under canvas?

 

 

 

Ottawa River 1916 naked men

This photograph of the Ottawa River is one of Archie Wells’s; it shows both how they managed to cool off and also why they complained about sand in everything.(1)

(1) University of Victoria Archives, B.C., AR 394 Archie Wills fonds 3.9 All in a Lifetime Copyright 2007,  University of Victoria.

Copyright 2016. See “More about this project.”
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