Date/Time: July 22, 1999, 1:10 p.m.

Notman took this photograph from the tower of Windsor Station on a summer afternoon. Finding the vantage point was simple, as it was the only elevated spot around. To line up my camera I counted stones on a church wall. To discern the time of day I watched the shadows on the church's tower. This was the first time I had the experience of watching shadows fall perfectly into their expected place, like pieces in a big puzzle. It was, and still is, an incredible feeling of having proved the obvious - that the sun travels the same route and casts light at the same angles with daily regularity.
By Andrzej Maciejewski
McCord Museum of Canadian History

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