Picture St. Marys
Ruins of Carter's Oatmeal Mill, Burned 1904


Description
Creator:
Milton Reesor, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A photo taken by local photographer Milton Reesor, showing the burned out ruins of the former Carter Oatmeal Mill. The mill was located downstream the Thames River, where River Road turns up the hill towards Rannoch.

The oatmeal mill was built in January of 1903. The mill was owned by the G. Carter & Son Company and was built on the site of the previous mill owned by James Douglas Moore, which burnt down in 1901. The Carter Mill was destroyed by fire only fourteen months after its construction and was never re-built.
Notes:
Condition: Good - Image is clear. Moderate discolouration of photo. Darkening of image on right side. Album page is in very good condition.
Inscriptions:
"Ruins of Carter & Co.'s Oatmeal Mill. Burned 1904"
Dimensions:
Width: 18.3 cm
Height: 22.7 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 12.2cm
Image Height: 8.1cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
Reesor247
Collection:
St. Marys Museum Photo Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.25009 Longitude: -81.13304
Donor:
Dan O'Toole
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
"Ruins of Carter's Oatmeal Mill, Burned 1904", St. Marys Museum, Reesor247.
Location of Original:
R. Lorne Eedy Archives
Terms of Use:
Reproduction of digital objects is restricted to fair use for personal study or research; any other use must be done with permission of copyright holder.
Reproduction Notes:
This image is a watermarked low resolution reproduction. High resolution images are available at the St. Marys Museum for a fee.
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P.O. Box 998,

St. Marys, Ontario.

N4X 1B6

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Ruins of Carter's Oatmeal Mill, Burned 1904


A photo taken by local photographer Milton Reesor, showing the burned out ruins of the former Carter Oatmeal Mill. The mill was located downstream the Thames River, where River Road turns up the hill towards Rannoch.

The oatmeal mill was built in January of 1903. The mill was owned by the G. Carter & Son Company and was built on the site of the previous mill owned by James Douglas Moore, which burnt down in 1901. The Carter Mill was destroyed by fire only fourteen months after its construction and was never re-built.