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  • Marvel Flour Mills Along the Nith River
        The photograph depicts the Marvel Flour Mills along the Nith River in downtown Paris. It was powered by a one cylinder natural gas motor. This picture was taken after 1912 when the partnership with George Tate was dissolved and Edward and George Pitts ran the business.
      The photograph depicts the Marvel Flour Mills along the Nith River in ...
  • Marvel Flour Mills
        This photograph depicts the Marvel Flour Mills along the Nith River in downtown Paris. It was powered by a one cylinder natural gas motor. This picture was taken after 1912 when the partnership with George Tate was dissolved and Edward and George Pitts ran the business.
      This photograph depicts the Marvel Flour Mills along the Nith River in ...
  • Ontario Portland Cement Co. Mill
        This photograph depicts the Ontario Portland Cement Co. Mill in Blue Lake, Ont. The picture was taken in 1910. The original photo is held by the County of Brant Public Library.
      This photograph depicts the Ontario Portland Cement Co. Mill in Blue Lake, ...
  • Penmans No. 2 Mill seen from Mill-Race, 1922
        This photograph depicts the Penmans Limited No. 2 mill, once located on Willow Street. It appears to have been taken from the nearby Dundas St. bridge. The photo was donated to the museum by Margaret Bailey in June 1990.
      This photograph depicts the Penmans Limited No. 2 mill, once located on ...
  • Penmans Flats Mills Engine Room, c. 1912
        This photograph depicts the carding room at one of the Paris mills operated by the Penmans Limited clothing company, c. 1912.
      This photograph depicts the carding room at one of the Paris mills ...
  • Penmans #1 from the Street, c. 1930s
        This photograph shows the Penmans #1 mill buildings, c. 1930s.
      This photograph shows the Penmans #1 mill buildings, c. 1930s.
  • Penmans #5 Truck, c. 1920s
        This photograph shows a truck bearing the "Penmans Ltd No. 5" text, c. 1920s. Two men and a woman are in the seats.
      This photograph shows a truck bearing the "Penmans Ltd No. 5" text, ...
  • Paris-Burford Rough Riders in front of Roller Mills
        (On original matting) ROUGH RIDERS In front of Meldrum's mill, where the great fire broke out in 1900.
      (On original matting) ROUGH RIDERS In front of Meldrum's mill, where the ...
  • Photograph of Penman's Workers Cottage on Willow Street in Paris
        This is a photograph of 28 and 30 Willow Street in Paris, Ontario. This semi-attached home was one of the workman's cottages built by John Penman for workers of the Penman's Mill in 1916. The cottages are symmetrical redbrick dwellings with front verandahs. Notice the dormer with a hipped roof ...
      This is a photograph of 28 and 30 Willow Street in Paris, ...
  • Norman Hamilton Account Book, 1850-1874
        This account book, or ledger, documents the business of Norman Hamilton, one of the earliest prominent businessmen in Paris alongside Hiram Capron. Hamilton operated a grist-mill, plaster mill, and a booming whiskey business. His business affairs are documented in this ledger. Its contents span the years from 1850 through 1874. ...
      This account book, or ledger, documents the business of Norman Hamilton, one ...
  • Patent assignment from Robert M. Appleton to William W. Clay, 1883
        This 1883 document assigns the rights to a patent held by Robert M. Appleton to William W. Clay, one of the operators of the Paris Clay & McCosh knitting mills. Appleton, from New Hampshire, owned the American patent on an invention known as "Appleton's Improved Under Shirt;" he agreed to ...
      This 1883 document assigns the rights to a patent held by Robert ...
  • Employees outside Penmans No. 2 Mill, early 1900s
        This photograph depicts a group of employees outside the Penmans No. 2 mill, in what appears to be the early 20th century. It was donated to the museum by Richard Thomson.
      This photograph depicts a group of employees outside the Penmans No. 2 ...
  • Penmans No. 2 Mill seen from Mill-Race, 1922
        This photograph depicts the Penmans Limited No. 2 mill, once located on Willow Street. It was taken from across the mill-race, which no longer exists. The photo was donated to the museum by Margaret Bailey in June 1990.
      This photograph depicts the Penmans Limited No. 2 mill, once located on ...
  • Penmans No. 1 Mill, 1905
        This 1905 photograph depicts the Penmans Limited No. 1 mill. The distinctive tower on the northernmost building is clearly visible.
      This 1905 photograph depicts the Penmans Limited No. 1 mill. The distinctive ...
  • Furnaces and Boilers in Penmans Power House
        This photograph shows an employee standing by the furnaces and boilers in one of the Penmans Limited clothing company's mills, probably in Paris in the early 20th century.
      This photograph shows an employee standing by the furnaces and boilers in ...
  • Penmans No. 2 and 3 Mills, c. 1892
        The Penman Manufacturing Company's Mills Nos. 2 and 3.
      The Penman Manufacturing Company's Mills Nos. 2 and 3.
  • Distillery Hill and Wincey Mill, Paris, c. 1900
        This photograph shows the Wincey Mill on the Nith River and Distillery Hill - the part of Paris surrounding Norman Hamilton's distillery. This image was printed on the eighth page of photographs in At the Forks of the Grand: Volume II by D. A. Smith.
      This photograph shows the Wincey Mill on the Nith River and Distillery ...
  • View of Norman Hamilton's Mill at Foot of Broadway Street, c. 1878
        This photograph shows a view of the section of Paris at the foot of Broadway Street and surrounding areas. The mill belonging to Norman Hamilton is visible to the far right. This image was printed on page 63 of At the Forks of the Grand: Volume I by D. A. ...
      This photograph shows a view of the section of Paris at the ...
  • Penmans No. 2 Mill, c. 1920
        This photograph depicts the Penmans Limited No. 2 clothing factory, c. 1920.
      This photograph depicts the Penmans Limited No. 2 clothing factory, c. 1920.
  • Penmans Payroll Sheets, 1913
        These payroll sheets document wages paid to workers at Penmans Limited No. 1 clothing factory from March 14 through April 11, 1913. This document is Zoomify enabled! Click on it to zoom in and pan around to see text in detail.
      These payroll sheets document wages paid to workers at Penmans Limited No. ...
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