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April 22, 2017

Domtar Paper Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Filed under: Mill,Ontario — Tags: , , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am
Domtar Paper Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Domtar Paper Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Domtar Paper Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Domtar Paper Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

The mill was built in Espanola in 1905 by the Spanish River Pulp and Paper Mill. It was purchased by the E.B. Eddy Co. in 1969 and became part of Domtar Inc. in 1998
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Ontario's Old Mills


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April 21, 2017

Mary Ruffner Covered Bridge, Ohio

Filed under: Covered Bridge,Ohio — Tags: , , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am

 

Mary Ruffner Covered Bridge, Ohio

Mary Ruffner Covered Bridge, Ohio

 When Built: 1875

Builders: Not known

Description: Also known as Moore Covered Bridge, it was moved to a private farm in 1986

This is part of a series on Ohio’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

Guide to Ohio Covered Bridges

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April 20, 2017

Hoggs Falls: Ontario Waterfalls

Filed under: Ontario,Waterfalls — Tags: , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am
Hoggs Falls: Ontario Waterfalls

Hoggs Falls: Ontario Waterfalls

To reach Hoggs Falls, turn west on Grey Rd. 4 off of Highway 10 at Flesherton. After 1 mile (1.6 km.) turn left at East Back Line and then turn right on Lower Valley Rd. After about .5 mile (.8 km.) you will find parking on the left side. The falls are a short walk from the parking lot.

Hoggs Falls are a lovely woodland falls unspoiled by human intervention. With care you can reach the base of the falls for photography.

Hoggs Falls: Ontario Waterfalls Hoggs Falls: Ontario Waterfalls

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Warning: It can be dangerous to view and photograph waterfalls. The footing can be wet and slippery, and an accidental fall can result in serious injury or death. Note also that many sections of waterfalls are on private property. Please respect these rights.

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April 19, 2017

Eugene Covered Bridge, Indiana

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Eugene Covered Bridge, Indiana

Eugene Covered Bridge, Indiana


When Built: 1885

Builders: J.J. Daniels

Description: This bridge looks in excellent condition although it was closed to vehicle traffic in 1973.

 

Eugene Covered Bridge, Indiana

Eugene Covered Bridge, Indiana

 

This is part of a series on Indiana’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

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April 17, 2017

April 16, 2017

Rowell Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Filed under: Covered Bridge,New Hampshire — Tags: , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am
Rowell Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Rowell Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

When Built: 1853

Builders: Horace, Enoch and Warren Childs

Description: This bridge has a history of instability, in its early days vibrations of cattle moving through it shook it off its abutments and in 1930 a center pier was added.The sides are open in the top half and the roof has a large overhang.

This is part of a series on New Hampshire’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

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April 15, 2017

Old Mill at Toronto: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Old Mill at Toronto: Ontario's Old Mills

Old Mill at Toronto: Ontario’s Old Mills

The present building is a restaurant and it replaced a seven story gristmill built in 1848 which was destroyed by a fire.

 

Old Mill at Toronto: Ontario's Old Mills

Old Mill at Toronto: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Ontario's Old Mills

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April 14, 2017

Blair Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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Blair Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Blair Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

When Built: 1869

Builders: Unknown

Description: This bridge was rehabilitated by Milton Graton and his son Arnold in 1977. The Long truss system had Burr Arches added. It is a beautiful structure with windows in each span giving it a nice balance.

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