Picture St. Marys
Avonbank Cheese Factory
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Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
The Avonbank cheese factory was built in the spring of 1873 after Mr. John Clyne made a proposal to Avonbank farmers to build and operate the factory. After some financial troubles, Clyne sold the equipment and plant to local farmers; 1980 marked the beginning of the Avonbank Cheese & Butter Manufacturing Company. This image depicts the plant alongside the Avon River.
Notes
Condition: Significant discolouration and dust specks on image.
Dimensions
Width: 1783 px
Height: 1056 px
Subject(s)
Local identifier
3068ph
Collection
St. Marys Museum Photo Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.329 Longitude: -81.12917
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.25009 Longitude: -81.13304
Copyright Statement
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Recommended Citation
"Avonbank Cheese Factory" St. Marys Museum, 3068ph.
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.
Contact
St. Marys Museum
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

177 Church Street South,

P.O. Box 998,

St. Marys, Ontario.

N4X 1B6

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Avonbank Cheese Factory


The Avonbank cheese factory was built in the spring of 1873 after Mr. John Clyne made a proposal to Avonbank farmers to build and operate the factory. After some financial troubles, Clyne sold the equipment and plant to local farmers; 1980 marked the beginning of the Avonbank Cheese & Butter Manufacturing Company. This image depicts the plant alongside the Avon River.