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 George Bailey   

I blogged on May 8th about the new dry-dock that is being built on the U.S. side of the border on the site of the old Schoellkopf Plant and said I’d post every few weeks about the progress. Well, true to my word here are a few photographs taken t... 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   

The Niagara Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and The Niagara Parks Commission has teamed up to present a guided tour of the Niagara Glen Nature Area and a star-gazing event on Saturday, May 18th. The free hiking tours take place at 11... 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...

by George Bailey   

New Incline Railway Scheduled to Open the  end of this month The folks at The Niagara Parks Commission tell me that the incline railway that transported people from the falls to the Fallsview Tourist area since 1966 has been removed and a new $7 m... Read more...

by Toni Williams   

Greetings from NFT From May 10th – 12th, 2013, Niagara Falls will be host to the 2013 Canadian National Cheer & Dance Championships being held at the Scotiabank Convention Centre.  This spectacular event; now in its second year at the Co... Read more...

by Toni Williams   

Whirlpool Jet Boats - Season Open! Apr 27 - May 05 , 2013 : 1:00pm to 6:00pm The Whirlpool Jet Boats have been working hard getting ready for another busy season! On April 27, their boats were back in the river and our drivers and trip leaders we... Read more...

by George Bailey   

The world famous Maid of the Mist boat ride ,which is North America’s oldest attraction having started in 1846, quietly slipped into the lower Niagara River a few days a go. This is a trip that takes you to the base of both falls where you get up... Read more...

by George Bailey   

A Few Technical Facts About Niagara Falls The depth of the rapids above the American Falls range from 8-10 centimetres (a few inches) to about 0.6 metres (2 feet).Above the Canadian Horseshoe Falls it ranges also between 8-10 centimetres to about 3 met... Read more...