St. Catharines Public Library Digital Collection
An Aerial View of Merritton


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
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
Notes:
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:
c1905
Dimensions:
Width: 25.3 cm
Height: 20.2 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 23.6cm
Image Height: 13.7cm
Subject(s):
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1357110466422 Longitude: -79.2129571181107
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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An Aerial View of Merritton


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