by George Bailey   

There is an island in the Niagara River about 5 kilometres (3 miles) above Niagara Falls called Navy Island. This uninhabited Canadian island is a nature reserve. It received its name during the 1760s when a British shipyard was located here. This is wher... Read more...

by George Bailey   

In my personal Niagara library I have about 100 publications on Niagara Falls. Some of these books, such as the Steele Guide Books on Niagara Falls were written as early as the eighteen hundreds. I have myself written five guidebooks on Niagara Falls. But... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Some people may not realize that between 9 pm and 8 am only 50% of the water that could go over Niagara Falls is diverted to produce electricity at hydro plants below the falls. The water is diverted by an open cut canal and tunnels located above the fall... Read more...

by Toni Williams   

We had so many great photos shared on our Facebook FanPage during last nights SnowBird show that we had to make sure they were permanently featured on our site! I would also like to send a BIG SHOUT OUT to the Waterloo AirShow for sending those talented p... Read more...

by Toni Williams   

One of our most favourite photographers is a resident of Niagara Falls.  Christine Hess travels all over Niagara taking spectacular shots like the one featured here.  One can often see Christine walking around equipped with tripod, camera and a... Read more...

by George Bailey   

On the Canadian side of the border near the edge of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls is an area called Table Rock. It got its name because many years ago there was a piece of rock that resembled a Table Top that extended out over the falls. As the falls re... Read more...

by George Bailey   

It was 120 years ago on May 24th 1893 that the Niagara Falls Park and River Railway began operation. This was a single track line that carried 354,000 passengers from the Queenston Docks to Queen Victoria Park in the first year. The line was double-tracke... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Here’s one sure fire sign summer is about to begin. The 20th anniversary of Canada’s longest running fireworks display begins this Friday, May 17th with a spectacular display of fireworks over the falls at 10 pm. These displays continue every... Read more...