A long time ago students of A.D.H.S typed historical notes about Almonte and the surrounding area. Some of them still exist today at the Almonte Public Library.
Thanks to the Almonte Public Library for treasuring them. No date
Businesses of Almonte
Textiles- Collie Mills
Textiles- Zephyr Mills— old Rosamond
Soap- Mac’s No Rub
Producers Dairy- powdered milk-– The Producer’s Dairy was built in 1928 by the Producers Dairy Co. of Ottawa under the management of Mr. Bower Henry. A piece of the land was bought from the Wylie Milling Co. across from the Almonte Flour Mill on which to build the dairy. In about three months the building was completed and machinery was installed. Mr Byron Scott was the manager before the present manager. Mr. Martin Black.
Ice Cream- Peterson’s
Furniture- Pinecraft- Old Yorkshire Mill
Sheet Metal Hodgin’s
Flour- Almonte Flour Mill
Photos from the Aikenhead Collection 1950s.
Hydro- Low cost hydro for home and industry available from the plant on the lower falls