Death of Local Farms in 2025? 1975 article

Death of Local Farms in 2025? 1975 article



Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  15 Apr 1975, Tue,  Page 63

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I spend a good deal of the day researching newspaper archives and today I found this. In 19745, 42 years ago, they predicted the death of farms. Here is is 8 years away– what are your comments?

This old farm became a very large solar farm by next spring and these buildings no longer existed in 2013. 😦

commentsGot a message this morning from Mary Hurdis.

The solar windowed item is next door now and this farm was almost directly across from the Thompsons, which was called Lloyd. The post office was operated by the Thompsons and their son Lloyd died and that’s where the name came from. The Lloyd Post Office. The last family to live at this house were the Giles family of six children..Elmer lives on Wolfgrove rd., Jerald C. P.,Marion, Edna,Leslie, also of CP…

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