Orleans awakens to winter wonderland
Photos by Tom Rivers – Portage Road in Ridgeway is another winding road in the countryside.
The first big snowfall hit Tuesday evening and continued throughout the night. Orleans County residents woke up to 5 to 7 inches of snow on the ground.
I headed out for a drive this morning to get some photos.
The Beals Road canal bridge in Ridgeway was built in 1909. This one is in good shape. It had a major rehab in 2003.
A view from the Beals Road bridge, looking west at the Erie Canal.
These snow-covered apple trees are along Telegraph Road in Ridgeway.
This nice-looking old barn is not far from the apple orchard on Telegraph Road.
This Grand Army of the Republican marker notes the grave for a veteran of the Civil War. It is part of the Tanner Cemetery on Telegraph Road near Route 31.
The railroad crossing sign is hard to make out on Albion-Eagle Harbor Road in Albion.