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Underwater Photo Location: Sherkston Quarry

Underwater Photo Location: Sherkston Quarry

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Popular local quarry, the site of the former Empire Limestone Quarry.
Facts about Sherkston Quarry
  • It is in Canada
  • The typical depth is 0-10 Metres 0-30 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 3-10 Metres 10-30 Feet.
Dive types
shorenightfreshwater

Marine Life
small

Diving facilities
air

Photo facilities
macrowideangle

by David Gilchrist
Don't get in my face! Bass encounter, Sherkston Quarry in Southern Ontario

by David Gilchrist
Pumphouse framework from Empire Limestone Quarry. Quarry flooded in early 20th century.

by David Gilchrist
Pumpkinseed Sunfish, Sherkston Quarry

by David Gilchrist
Dry Suit Time! Ice formation along the shore of Sherkston Quarry, formerly Empire Limestone Company site.

by David Gilchrist
Freshwater Aquatic plant

by David Gilchrist
ROV Test Dive. Diver had been taking u/w photos of an ROV his company produces.

by David Gilchrist
Diver & Pumpkinseed Sunfish,

by David Gilchrist
Test Dive-Diver tests handheld navigation equipment in the gloomy waters of a local quarry near Lake Erie.

by David Gilchrist
Pumpkinseed Sunfish Portrait

by David Gilchrist
Diver prepares to take photograph of one of two locomotives, resting on the tracks, at the bottom of the former Empire Limestone Company, Quarry.

by David Gilchrist
Wide angle close-up of one of the wheels on submerged locomotive at the former Empire Limestone Quarry, Sherkston, Ontario

by David Gilchrist
Quarry Diver

by David Gilchrist
Diver adjusts Go Pro camera mounted on top of the Shark Marine Navigator,a one man navigation and sonar reconnaissance unit.

by David Gilchrist
Diver/Inventor, with Shark Marine Navigator,a one man navigation and sonar reconnaissance unit testing in local quarry.

by David Gilchrist
Diver swims over one of two locomotives at bottom of Sherkston Quarry near Lake Erie.

by David Gilchrist
Small locomotive in Sherkston Quarry. About a century underwater and still on the tracks at this limestone quarry near Lake Erie.

by David Gilchrist
Diver poses at the fly wheel of pump in Sherkston Quarry.

by David Gilchrist
Diver in pump house at Sherkston Quarry.
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