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Title Aerial view of Queenston Quarries
Creator  Queenston Quarries
Medium  Photograph
Extent  9 1/4" x 10" B&W photograph
Notes  Used in the book Our Romantic Niagara by Albert H. Tiplin. Quarry property and surrounding countryside as seen from the air: 1) old quarry works, 2) underground mines / source of Decew dolomite, 3) four brick-lined kilns used for burning limestone, 4) quarry grounds circa. 1837, 5) location of the "Settlement" of 14 workers houses and general store (1928-1938), 6)7)and 8) areas where building stone was processed until 1979, 9) Bruce Trail, 10) former Braas Bros. sand-pit / part of Barre Moraine, 11) St. Davids sand-pit, 12) eastern edge of Whirlpool - St. Davids buried gorge, 13) St. Davids settlement (one of the earliest in the area), 14) York Road, 15) Kings Highway No. 406, 16) Ontario Hydro Pump Storage Reservoir ; The library does not have permission to publish the image but it may be viewed in person at the Victoria Avenue Library ;
Provenance  Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation
Date  1970.
Collection  Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation Collection
Old Call Number  11777
Rights  Queenston Quarries
Subject  Queenston (Ont.)
  Quarries
  St. David's (Ont.)
Place Name  Queenston (inhabited place)
  Saint Davids (inhabited place)
Record ID  91111
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D11777  Photograph     

 

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