Monthly Archives: July 2010

Mynarski Memorial Avro Lancaster Mk10 Bomber – Fly Past

A piece of history flew over Empire Machinery today. The Mynarski Memorial Avro Lancaster Mk10 Bomber is stopping in Winnipeg for a four day visit and with Empire Machinery located north of the Winnipeg Airport we were able to see the Lancaster fly over our heads. The Lancaster Bomber was one of the main Heavy bombers used during WWII. There were 7,377 built and only two remain air worthy. During WWII, the Lancaster flew 156,000 sorties dropping more than 608,000 tons of bombs. The Mynarski Memorial Avro Lancaster is named after the Winnipeg born, Andrew Mynarski. Mynarski received the Victoria Cross for his actions Read More...

Manitoba Catfish

In late June I went fishing with Sean (Traffic Manager) and Nathan (Service). With Nathan’s experience and fishing gear, we caught not one but 15 catfish in about 3 hours time using Goldeye as bait that we caught shortly after pushing off from the dock. We were near Lockport, about 20 minutes north of Winnipeg on the Red River where the Red River Floodway connects back to the Red River.   Richard Williams Office Manager Read More...