Friday, April 28, 2017

A century ago in Almonte

by Brent Eades I was looking through the wonderful collection of historic Almonte photos that Michael Dunn shared with me sixteen years ago for my Almonte.com...

Survivor of Almonte Train Wreck sends photos

We received the following letter and photos from the caregiver of a survivor of the horrific train wreck in Almonte in 1942: Margaret Lisinski, together with two...

Historic Almonte website set up by Brent Eades with photos from Michael Dunn

Almonte residents will be interested in this site which contains 18 pages of historical photographs of Almonte. Reader Joan Levesque alerted us to this...

A gorgeous rainbow

Reader Marilyn Snedden sent in this picture of  the most  beautiful rainbow  she has ever seen. She wrote " It was 5 pm on Sunday...

Barns in the river at Fairgrounds

Brent Eades I stopped by the Fairgrounds today and saw that both the livestock barns were surrounded by water -- I don't recall seeing this...

Kevin Casey sends fall photos from the Mill of Kintail

Local photographer Kevin Casey has provided these lovely photos taken at the Mill of Kintail recently. He says: I have been on the trails at...

Reader sends video montage of Almonte photos

Barb Andersson sent us this enjoyable video montage of Almonte photos. Says Barb: I spent a lovely evening in Almonte this past Monday...taking these photos while wandering...

Water tower paint job completed

by Brent Eades I see that the crew renovating the water tower on Paterson Street has completed the 're-branding' of the structure, with the new...

Appleton Mill burning

Reader Joan Levesque sent us this picture of the burning of the Appleton Mill.  The date of this fire was July 20, 1950. The damage...
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