Lakes and Islands, Times Past
Stone crushing unit in Portland, Ontario


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Black and white photograph of stone crusher in Portland, Ontario around 1910.There were no gravel deposits in Bastard Twp. but lots of sedimentary limestone. As part of their statute labour some farmers would quarry and pile stone in cords. It would later be crushed to be make roads. My mother recalled her father, Hiram Woods and his brother Arden getting out stone for this purpose. (Note from Keith Sly)
Notes:
(Condition: Fair. Faded.)
Date of Publication:
1905
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
[Internal Record Number: HS0035]
Collection:
RLPL
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 44.70011
    Latitude: 44.70011 Longitude: -76.19938
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Recommended Citation:
RLPL
Terms of Use:
Private, non-commercial use
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Stone crushing unit in Portland, Ontario
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Stone crushing unit in Portland, Ontario


Black and white photograph of stone crusher in Portland, Ontario around 1910.There were no gravel deposits in Bastard Twp. but lots of sedimentary limestone. As part of their statute labour some farmers would quarry and pile stone in cords. It would later be crushed to be make roads. My mother recalled her father, Hiram Woods and his brother Arden getting out stone for this purpose. (Note from Keith Sly)