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  • Cabs, Cows and Cowboys - The Standard, 2006
    Cabs, Cows and Cowboys - The Standard, 2006
    Text       In the late 1940's Blind River had several taxi companies including Star Taxi, Deluxe, Central and a few more. Unlike today, drivers often had to dodge not just people and other vehicles but sometimes cows, or chickens.
    Text     In the late 1940's Blind River had several taxi companies including Star Taxi, Deluxe, Central and a few more. Unlike today, drivers often had to dodge not just people and ...
    Blind River Public Library
  • Bush Travel Big Problem For Loggers and Hunters, 1957
    Bush Travel Big Problem For Loggers and Hunters, 1957
    Text       While the source of this article is unknown, it deals with the conflict between sportsmen and loggers using privately owned logging roads. In order to access many of the best areas for hunting and fishing sportsmen often use private roads created for and by the logging companies. This can create ...
    Text     While the source of this article is unknown, it deals with the conflict between sportsmen and loggers using privately owned logging roads. In order to access many of the best ...
    Blind River Public Library
  • Fickle Fate Harasses Town, 1980
    Fickle Fate Harasses Town, 1980
    Text       This article appears to be the third in a series of articles discussing the effect of the ups and downs of the lumber industry on the town of Blind River. This piece covers a period from 1929 to 1958.
    Text     This article appears to be the third in a series of articles discussing the effect of the ups and downs of the lumber industry on the town of Blind River. ...
    Blind River Public Library
  • AECB Delays Decision On Eldorado Area Anti-Nuke Members Surprised - The Standard, 1981
    AECB Delays Decision On Eldorado Area Anti-Nuke Members Surprised - The Standard, 1981
    Text       This article from January 1981 covers some of the opposition to the building of a Uranium Trioxide Refinery near Blind River by Eldorado Nuclear. Local residents had taken their concerns to the Atomic Energy Control Board in hopes of stopping the project.
    Text     This article from January 1981 covers some of the opposition to the building of a Uranium Trioxide Refinery near Blind River by Eldorado Nuclear. Local residents had taken their concerns ...
    Blind River Public Library
  • Growth Arouses Feelings Of Fear, Excitement - The Sault Star, 1981
    Growth Arouses Feelings Of Fear, Excitement - The Sault Star, 1981
    Text       An article that discusses what effects the boom in Elliott Lake would have on Blind River and what the construction of Eldorado Nuclear would do for the small town of Blind River.
    Text     An article that discusses what effects the boom in Elliott Lake would have on Blind River and what the construction of Eldorado Nuclear would do for the small town of ...
    Blind River Public Library
  • Refinery Controversy Brews In Blind River - The Sault Star, 1981
    Refinery Controversy Brews In Blind River - The Sault Star, 1981
    Text       The controversy was constant in the days prior to the building of Eldorado in Blind River. Many concerned citizens for and against attended meetings with members of the AECB to discuss the pros and cons the plant might present. This article discusses one such meeting convened by the Blind River ...
    Text     The controversy was constant in the days prior to the building of Eldorado in Blind River. Many concerned citizens for and against attended meetings with members of the AECB to ...
    Blind River Public Library
  • Optimism Felt About North Shore Refinery - The Sault Star, 1981
    Optimism Felt About North Shore Refinery - The Sault Star, 1981
    Text       Articles appeared daily with no shortage of fodder regarding the construction of the Eldorado plant in Blind River. One of its biggest supporters were the residents of the Chiblow Mississauga Indian band seeing jobs and opportunity. On the other hand some local citizens continued to rally against it.
    Text     Articles appeared daily with no shortage of fodder regarding the construction of the Eldorado plant in Blind River. One of its biggest supporters were the residents of the Chiblow Mississauga ...
    Blind River Public Library
  • Eldorado Information Meeting Subdued - The Standard, 1981
    Eldorado Information Meeting Subdued - The Standard, 1981
    Text       A meeting was held in Blind River for the public attended by Eldorado Nuclear, the AECB, Lummus of Canada, Environment Canada, and Health and Welfare Canada on May 10, 1981 to address jobs, waste disposal and other issues.
    Text     A meeting was held in Blind River for the public attended by Eldorado Nuclear, the AECB, Lummus of Canada, Environment Canada, and Health and Welfare Canada on May 10, 1981 ...
    Blind River Public Library
  • Citizens Quiz Eldorado and AECB - The Standard, 1981
    Citizens Quiz Eldorado and AECB - The Standard, 1981
    Text       This brief article discusses the information session that was held and some of the concerns citizens from the area brought to the table such as cancer studies and abnormal situations that could occur.
    Text     This brief article discusses the information session that was held and some of the concerns citizens from the area brought to the table such as cancer studies and abnormal situations ...
    Blind River Public Library
  • Eldorado Facts Detailed - The Sault Star, 1981
    Eldorado Facts Detailed - The Sault Star, 1981
    Text       This article is a recap of the meeting that took place in Blind River for those citizens that were unable to attend and gives details of what was discussed in some detail.
    Text     This article is a recap of the meeting that took place in Blind River for those citizens that were unable to attend and gives details of what was discussed in ...
    Blind River Public Library
  • "Faulty Chimney cited as causing $1.5-million blaze in Thessalon", Sault Star Clipping, 1991
    "Faulty Chimney cited as causing $1.5-million blaze in Thessalon", Sault Star Clipping, 1991
    Textmystery  Margi Turner, The Sault Star, 07-Jan-91, Section B, p.7     This is a clipping describing a major fire in downtown Thessalon that was caused by a faulty chimney located in Davey and Sons Marine in 1991.
    Textmystery  Margi Turner, The Sault Star, 07-Jan-91, Section B, p.7   This is a clipping describing a major fire in downtown Thessalon that was caused by a faulty chimney located in Davey and Sons Marine in 1991.
    Thessalon Union Public Library
  • "Dr.St. John was born in Thessalon", Sault Star Clipping, 1972
    "Dr.St. John was born in Thessalon", Sault Star Clipping, 1972
    Text  The Sault Star, December 4, 1972     This newspaper article shares information about Dr. John Bascomb St. John, a man born in the Thessalon area who went on to become an award winning journalist, respected education critic and special assistant to the Deputy Minister of Education in May 1971.
    Text  The Sault Star, December 4, 1972   This newspaper article shares information about Dr. John Bascomb St. John, a man born in the Thessalon area who went on to become an award winning journalist, respected education critic ...
    Thessalon Union Public Library
  • "The Sault of yesteryear--from the Star's files", Sault Star Clipping, 1971
    "The Sault of yesteryear--from the Star's files", Sault Star Clipping, 1971
    Text  The Sault Star, 1971     This is a brief newspaper clipping reprinting a 1921 article from The Sault Daily Star. The article is about the origins of the name Thessalon.
    Text  The Sault Star, 1971   This is a brief newspaper clipping reprinting a 1921 article from The Sault Daily Star. The article is about the origins of the name Thessalon.
    Thessalon Union Public Library
  • "Prison Farm Closes", Sault Star Clipping, 1973
    "Prison Farm Closes", Sault Star Clipping, 1973
    Textmystery  Edith Cameron, The Sault Star, June 9, 1973     This is a newspaper clipping about the closure of the Forestry Prison Farm. The Prison Farm was located at McCreight's Dam north of Thessalon, and was operated by the Ontario Ministry of Corrections. The article outlines what might happen to the buildings following the closure of the prison.
    Textmystery  Edith Cameron, The Sault Star, June 9, 1973   This is a newspaper clipping about the closure of the Forestry Prison Farm. The Prison Farm was located at McCreight's Dam north of Thessalon, and was operated by the Ontario ...
    Thessalon Union Public Library
  • "Grocery Dollars Watched", Sault Star Clipping, 1971
    "Grocery Dollars Watched", Sault Star Clipping, 1971
    Text  Edith Cameron, The Sault Star, Mar 3, 1971     This is a newspaper clipping about the cost of food, items of daily living and wages in 1970 compared to the 1930s. It also discusses the challenges of how to make the best use of one's money.
    Text  Edith Cameron, The Sault Star, Mar 3, 1971   This is a newspaper clipping about the cost of food, items of daily living and wages in 1970 compared to the 1930s. It also discusses the challenges of how to ...
    Thessalon Union Public Library
  • "In 1887 North Shore Lots sold for 20 cents an acre", Sault Star Clipping, 1971
    "In 1887 North Shore Lots sold for 20 cents an acre", Sault Star Clipping, 1971
    Text  Mary Corbett, The Sault Star, July 24, 1971, p.14     This is a newspaper clipping that shares information about early settlements as described in the book "Our Northern Districts." The book describes settlers arriving with few assets or money, but succeeding by virtue of inexpensive land, good climate, natural resources, and their own hard work.
    Text  Mary Corbett, The Sault Star, July 24, 1971, p.14   This is a newspaper clipping that shares information about early settlements as described in the book "Our Northern Districts." The book describes settlers arriving with few assets or money, but ...
    Thessalon Union Public Library
  • "Nat Dyment's grandnephew trained Brookdate horses", Sault Star Clipping, 1973
    "Nat Dyment's grandnephew trained Brookdate horses", Sault Star Clipping, 1973
    Text  The Sault Star, Jan 16, 1973, p. 14     This is a newspaper clipping of an article that appeared in the Sault Daily Star, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 1973. In it, Harold Dyment of Toronto, shares information with the unknown writer regarding John Dyment, nephew of Nathanial Dyment and family stable horse trainer. The article also discusses Albert Dyment, Nathanial's ...
    Text  The Sault Star, Jan 16, 1973, p. 14   This is a newspaper clipping of an article that appeared in the Sault Daily Star, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 1973. In it, Harold Dyment of Toronto, shares information with the unknown ...
    Thessalon Union Public Library
  • Historic Bridge May Get Axe, Iron Bridge, 1960
    Historic Bridge May Get Axe, Iron Bridge, 1960
    Text       This newspaper clipping from June 11, 1968 discusses the possibility of the original bridge spanning the Mississagi River remaining or whether it would have to be abandoned. Structural issues and cost played a major factor in the eventual plight of the bridge that gave the town its name.
    Text     This newspaper clipping from June 11, 1968 discusses the possibility of the original bridge spanning the Mississagi River remaining or whether it would have to be abandoned. Structural issues and ...
    Huron Shores Museum
  • Iron Bridge Wants to Keep Postman,1937
    Iron Bridge Wants to Keep Postman,1937
    Text       This clipping was written with regard to the opposition of the people to a change in the way their mail was to be delivered after 41 years and the replacement of Jack Beharriell, the one postman they knew for 41 years.
    Text     This clipping was written with regard to the opposition of the people to a change in the way their mail was to be delivered after 41 years and the replacement ...
    Huron Shores Museum
  • Woman Kills Wolf with Hockey Stick, Dean Lake, 1958
    Woman Kills Wolf with Hockey Stick, Dean Lake, 1958
    Text       This brief article tells the tale of a woman living in the rural district and how she killed a wolf that was after the families sheep. After bringing the animal down with a .30-.30 belonging to her husband she had to finish the job with a hockey stick belonging to ...
    Text     This brief article tells the tale of a woman living in the rural district and how she killed a wolf that was after the families sheep. After bringing the animal ...
    Huron Shores Museum
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