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March 29, 2017

McClure’s Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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

McClure’s Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Built as a gristmill in Chesley by William Elliot in 1881. It presently is being used for storage.

 

McClure's Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

McClure’s Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Ontario's Old Mills

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March 28, 2017

Fallasburg Covered Bridge, Michigan

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Fallasburg Covered Bridge, Michigan

Fallasburg Covered Bridge, Michigan

When Built: 1871

Builders: Jared N. Bresee

Description: Previous covered bridges near this site fell victim to spring flooding and ice jams. This bridge was constructed using the Brown Truss.

Fallasburg Covered Bridge, Michigan

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

 

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March 24, 2017

Smolen-Gulf Covered Bridge, Ohio

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Smolen-Gulf Covered Bridge, Ohio

Smolen-Gulf Covered Bridge, Ohio

When Built: 2008

Builders: Union Industrial Contractors and Koski Construction

Description: A massive bridge and the longest in the U.S., four spans and 613 feet in length with a Pratt truss system. It accommodates two lanes of traffic and two pedestrian walkways.

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

Smolen-Gulf Covered Bridge, Ohio Smolen-Gulf Covered Bridge, Ohio

 

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March 19, 2017

Hillsdale Covered Bridge, Indiana

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Hillsdale Covered Bridge, Indiana

Hillsdale Covered Bridge, Indiana

When Built: 1876

Builders: J.J. Daniels

Description: The bridge originally crossed Little Vermillion Creek but was moved to Ernie Pyle Rest Park in 1973.

Hillsdale Covered Bridge, Indiana

Hillsdale Covered Bridge, Indiana

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March 16, 2017

Priest’s Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Priest's Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Priest’s Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

This stone building found in the town of Alexandria was built in 1819 by Father Alexander Macdonnell and came to be known as the Priest’s Mill.

Ontario's Old Mills

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March 13, 2017

Hopewell Church Covered Bridge, Ohio

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Hopewell Church Covered Bridge, Ohio

Hopewell Church Covered Bridge, Ohio

 

When Built: 1874

Builders: Not known

Description: The Kingpost trusses no longer function to support the structure with the addition of steel stringers.

Hopewell Church Covered Bridge, Ohio

Hopewell Church Covered Bridge, Ohio

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

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March 11, 2017

Forsythe Mill Covered Bridge, Indiana

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Forsythe Mill Covered Bridge, Indiana

Forsythe Mill Covered Bridge, Indiana

When Built: 1888

Builders: E.L. Kennedy

Description: Another of Rush County’s all white bridges, it is still open for traffic.

 

Forsythe Mill Covered Bridge, Indiana

Forsythe Mill Covered Bridge, Indiana

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March 10, 2017

Washago Grist Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Washago Grist Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Washago Grist Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

The mill was built in Washago by Abial Marshall in 1873 and operated as a gristmill until 1970. It is currently a private residence.

 

Washago Grist Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Washago Grist Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Ontario's Old Mills


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