An Aerial View of Merritton
- Media Type
- Item Type
- A photograph of an aerial view of Merritton (a community in St. Catharines) Ontario, showing the Cotton Mill (later Independent Rubber Company) on the left and Riordon Mill on the right.
Photograph from the Leeson Collection. c1905
- File Number: 05/pt1/3-1.2
The Beaver Cotton Mill was opened in 1857 near lock 15 of the second Welland Canal. After a fire in 1881 it was rebuilt. In 1912 it became the Independent Rubber Co. until 1919. The buildings were partially destroyed by fire in 1961. One building was repaired and is presently the Keg restaurant. (2016)
- Date of Original
Width: 25.3 cm
Height: 20.2 cm
- Image Dimensions
Image Width: 23.6cm
Image Height: 13.7cm
- Geographic Coverage
Latitude: 43.1357110466422 Longitude: -79.2129571181107
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