Feel the Thunder!
The sound is like thunder, the sight awe-inspiring! Take a journey deep below and behind the heart of Niagara and stand in the mist where the mighty Horseshoe Falls tumbles from 13 storeys above!
Have you ever seen the falls run dry? Yes, it happened twice.
March 29th, 1848, the falls ran dry due to in the upper Niagara River for about 20 hours.
June 1969, U.S. engineers diverted the flow of the Niagara River away from the American side of the falls for several months.
When the falls run dry, it looks like a desert. Recently, Russ Glasson stumbled across the pictures, which were taken by his in-laws, and had been left in an old shoebox in their garage for over four decades. Here below is the news and pictures about this “new discovery”.
Stark: A completely dry Niagara Falls has never been seen before or since the six months in July 1969 when U.S. engineers set about restructuring the American side of the twin landmark
The news is quoted from Daily Mail. Click here to see more!
It’s taken 41 years, but a previously unseen set of photos of the mighty Niagara Falls reduced to nothing more than a barren cliff-top have finally surfaced.
The stark images reveal North America’s iconic – and most powerful – waterfall to be almost as dry as a desert.
In June 1969, U.S.
engineers diverted the flow of the Niagara River away from the American side of the falls for several months.
Click to see more pictures
November 15 – 18, 2010 4 – 7 p.m.
A. $5 Admission OR A per person, per attraction donation of a non-perishable food item for Niagara’s Fury and Journey Behind the Falls.
B. $5 Parking at the Falls Parking Lot.
C. 25% discount on regular menu items at Elements on the Falls Restaurant (excluding alcohol, taxes and gratuities).
From Nov 6th, 2010 to Jan 31st, 2011, the 28th Annual Winter Festival of Lights will light up Niagara Falls into a winter wonderland.
Light Displays Include:
•Dufferin Islands Displays
•Winter Wonderland Displays
•Enchantment of Disney® Displays
•Displays in the City
Click http://www.wfol.com/lights.html to see more details. Click to see more pictures
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Winter Magic Pass – On Sale October 25, 2010 to April 14, 2011
The price of the Winter Magic Pass from Niagara Parks Commission is
$24.95 plus tax, so the total amount comes to $28.19. But now you can purchase it from Angel’s Hideaway B&B for only $25.
The Winter Magic Pass includes admission to 3 magical attractions for 1 low price: Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory and Niagara’s Fury: The Creation of the Falls.
Plus Bonus Coupons Valued at over $60:
• 15% off Shopping on minimum purchases of $25 at Niagara Parks Gift Shops
• Tapas at Table Rock’s Elements on the Falls Restaurant ‐ Buy 2 get 1 Free, 3‐6pm daily
• Bird Kingdom 2 for 1 pricing
• IMAX Theatre Legends & Daredevils Movie $3.51 off Adult admission
• Niagara Helicopter Tours $27.00 off Adult / $16.00 off Child
• Niagara SkyWheel $1.00 off Adult admission, up to 6 guests per coupon
• Skylon Tower Ride to the Top and Observation Decks $3.00 off Adult admission, up to 6
guests per coupon
• Winter Festival of Lights Rink at the Brink Free Skate Rental