Looking for Names- Findlay Foundry

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Hi Linda

Would you post the attached photo and see if I can get some of them identified.  This is a picture of employees of Findlay Foundry that celebrated 35 years working there.  The only ones I can identify are:  4th standing from the left is Moff Blaine; my father – Hilton Dorman is standing 7th from the left and the 11th from the left standing is Tom Labron.  That’s all I know in the picture.  These 3 individuals celebrated 35 years at the foundry and the guy sitting in the middle is holding the silver tray that was presented to each of these men.  I don’t know if all of them worked there for 35 years or not.  Linda Stewart, Tom Labron’s daughter gave me a copy of this picture. Any help to identify the men would be appreciated.

 Norma Ford

Robert Hawkins-Feduke added: 

The gentleman, first row, fourth from the left, is my uncle, “Buck” Hawkins, who was a long time employee of the foundry.

Want to see more? Come and visit the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page– what’s there? Cool old photos–and lots of things interesting to read.

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Linda Knight Seccaspina was born in Cowansville, Quebec about the same time as the wheel was invented and the first time she realized she could tell a tale was when she got caught passing her smutty stories around in Grade 7 at CHS by Mrs. Blinn. When Derek "Wheels" Wheeler from Degrassi Jr. High died in 2010, Linda wrote her own obituary. Some people said she should think about a career in writing obituaries. Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa from 1976-1996. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off she finally found her calling. Is it sex drugs and rock n' roll you might ask? No, it is history. Seeing that her very first boyfriend in Grade 5 (who she won a Twist contest with in the 60s) is the head of the Brome Misissiquoi Historical Society and also specializes in local history back in Quebec, she finds that quite funny. She writes every single day and is also a columnist for Hometown News and Screamin's Mamas. She is a volunteer for the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum, an admin for the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page, and a local guest speaker. She has been now labelled an historian by the locals which in her mind is wrong. You see she will never be like the iconic local Lanark County historian Howard Morton Brown, nor like famed local writer Mary Cook. She proudly calls herself The National Enquirer Historical writer of Lanark County, and that she can live with. Linda has been called the most stubborn woman in Lanark County, and has requested her ashes to be distributed in any Casino parking lot as close to any Wheel of Fortune machine as you can get. But since she wrote her obituary, most people assume she's already dead. Linda has published six books, "Menopausal Woman From the Corn," "Cowansville High Misremembered," "Naked Yoga, Twinkies and Celebrities," "Cancer Calls Collect," "The Tilted Kilt-Vintage Whispers of Carleton Place," and "Flashbacks of Little Miss Flash Cadilac." All are available at Amazon in paperback and Kindle. Linda's books are for sale on Amazon or at Wisteria · 62 Bridge Street · Carleton Place, Ottawa, Canada, and at the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum · 267 Edmund Street · Carleton Place, Ottawa, Canada--Appleton Museum-Mississippi Textile Mill and Mill Street Books and Heritage House Museum and The Artists Loft in Smith Falls.

9 responses »

  1. The first man on the left , back row is Roy Bennet. He was my neighbor and lived behind us on Frank St , going down to the river to what we called ” the wharf” I think the man on the left( second down from the man holding the plaque is my Uncle Clarence ( Barney ) Waugh . Norma Julian Sperl

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