Memories of Ashton Station Road –Ashton Feed Mill –Jennifer Fenwick Irwin Photos

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Memories of Ashton Station Road –Ashton Feed  Mill –Jennifer Fenwick Irwin Photos

 

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Thanks to Jennifer Fenwick Irwin curator of the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum we now have photos of what once was of the Ashton Feed Mill on Highway 7. All photos– Jennifer Fenwick Irwin curator of the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum
 
 
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.All photos– Jennifer Fenwick Irwin curator of the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum
 
 
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Llew Lloyd Don Montgomery was the original owner . He moved his business there from downtown Ashton , the building now occupied by the Ashton Pub. The business in Ashton was run by Don’s dad Roy, Bob Montgomery’s grandfather.
 
Dale Costello Many a horse drawn trip there with my grandfather early 50’s
 
Faye Campbell Yes was the old Ashton grist mill, but has been closed for years! Donnie Montgomery had it built and served all the Farmers well in the area. It was sold and continued to be run (cannot remember name). Must have closed in late 80’s
 
 
 
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All photos– Jennifer Fenwick Irwin curator of the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum
 
 
 
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All photos– Jennifer Fenwick Irwin curator of the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum
 
 
 
 
 
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All photos– Jennifer Fenwick Irwin curator of the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum
 
 
 
 
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All photos– Jennifer Fenwick Irwin curator of the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum
 
 
 
 
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All photos– Jennifer Fenwick Irwin curator of the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum
 
 
 
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All photos– Jennifer Fenwick Irwin curator of the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum
 

 

June 18, 2018

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Photo- Faye Campbell
My nephew took this picture of the old Grist Mill at Ashton Station next to the Cavanagh Concrete Plan
 
 
 
District 8 Chief Todd Horricks captured dramatic video of the structure in flames from top to bottom and billowing thick black smoke. He thanked the Carleton Place-based Ocean Wave Fire Company and Beckwith Fire Department for pitching in.
 
 
 
 
 
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 - Ashton Feed Mill FLEA MARKET A AUCTION HALL...

Clipped from

  1. The Ottawa Journal,
  2. 29 Jun 1972, Thu,
  3. Page 48
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Firefighters use creek water to fight Ashton fire Fire hits ASHTON (Special) Six fire departments responded to a fire Sunday at Ashton Feed Service Ltd. on Highway 7 west of the Ashton cut-off. Late Sunday night the fire was still smouldering at the feed mill, one of the largest in Eastern Ontario. The first alarm was sent in at 1 p.m. when smoke coming from the upper of three levels was seen by passing motorists. Gutted in the fire were two elevators, three distribution systems, 40 bins, grain and pre-mixes

CLIPPED FROMThe Ottawa CitizenOttawa, Ontario, Canada24 Mar 1980, Mon  •  Page 3

About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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