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Then & Now - The Blule Mountains
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Stonecrusher and workmen in Kolapore

Stonecrusher and workmen in Kolapore

Fourteen workmen pose in front of a stonecrusher on Sideroad 19 and Grey Road 2. The stonecrusher was on wheels and was powered by steam engine.


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Jim Rear with his team of horses

Jim Rear with his team of horses

Jim Rear with his team of horses and cultivator on his farm at lot 9 concession 8. The farm is currently (2015) owned by Alex Wilson.


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Mrs. Levi Dobson with well-drilling equipment

Mrs. Levi Dobson with well-drilling equipment

Mrs. Levi Dobson with well-drilling equipment in front of her house. The truck has pulleys and a large boom.


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Group at the Rear Farm

Group at the Rear Farm

Bill Mitchell, Harold Hutchison (on tractor), Earl Huthison, Jim Rear, Lloyd Rear (left to right).


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Thornbury local Marjorie Bell

 

Thornbury local Marjorie Bell speaking of her father Jimmy Bell and his life as a Blacksmith. 


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Mrs. Gibson and the Craigleith Station

Mrs. Helen Speck Gibson, visiting the Craigleith Heritage Depot, August 13th 2016 to relive her birth place. Mrs. Gibson was born in the Craigleith Station February 23, 1922. Her father, Alan Speck was the station master. Here is her interview, accompanied by her son Douglas Gibson. Interviewer is Robert Buchanan.


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