That's a beautiful picture.Melrose has a lot of rugged beauty about it.and we don't fully appreciate it until we return after an absence from home.I have family in Melrose.I am an instructor with Arctic College in Cambridge Bay,Nunavut.I am going home for Christmas.Bill Cotter.
Curling is just a beautiful little town. I can look at this picture and pick out my brother's homes. It is absolutely gorgous.
Deeply in my heart I remember the kindness of Ladies of this second city of Newfounland who just
by their house offered lemonade to my old mother in her eighties in 1963 when we crossed in our VW from Port ux Basques to St John's ("The City of the 24 June" and not simply "St. John)"
My Grandfather,Father and his siblings were born on Brunette Island.
My sister was born in Burin. Am trying to locate a photo that shows where the house we lived in was...had burned down. Feel it was in the area of the boardwalk and bandstand. The rock formation looks familiar in our photos but hoping someonce has information.
Never get tired of seeing photos of EHW !
Yarn Point in foreground. My Grandfather and Father's homes were furtherest out on the point.
BUILT FOR R.G. REID LTD. IN 1913 BY SWAN HUNTER AT NEWCASTLE - ON - TYNE,U.K.;THE KYLE WAS 220 FEET LONG ,DISPLACED 1055 TONS, AND COULD CRUISE AT 10 KNOTS.
THE KYLE SERVED THE PEOPLE OF THE NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR OUTPORTS FOR 49 YEARS, THROUGH 4 CHANGES OF OWNERSHIP. SHE RAN AGROUND AT HARBOUR GRACE IN 1966 WHERE SHE STILL LIES DERELICT.
ALOT LIKE SUMMER HOMES HERE IN NEWFOUNDLAND, CANADA