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Old Posted Jun 29, 2019, 1:15 PM
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Originally Posted by terrynorthend View Post
Interesting map. The standout for me is how disconnected the Eastern Shore has always been. I wonder what drove that historically?

I know today the area suffers from lack of population, but that has a lot to do with the current poor connection to the rest of the province. How did we wind up here? It seems it would have been a natural route for travel and settlements between Halifax and Cape Breton.
When I was a little kid in the '60s I have a vague memory of seeing a train on tracks near the Lawrencetown beach area, which have long ago become a trail. I believe it was officially abandoned around 1980 but had only been used very sporadically for a couple of decades prior.
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