Explosives Go Missing! Stories From Old Photos

Explosives Go Missing! Stories From Old Photos



Photos-  on Lost Ottawa

Thanks Johnny Racine for these great photos you found on Lost Ottawa–Anyone know about this business?  Well Jeff Brennan did, and found the following on Old Time Trains

Stories of the Local Lime Kilns as Printed in the Eganville Leader
From “Reflections of a Century: Stories and Photos from the Ottawa Valley”, published July 2002) and now we know the rest of the story– or hope we do.


Photos- on Lost Ottawa

Did you know that in November of 1981 Carleton Place police put the town’s three elementary schools on the alert after 600 dynamite blasting caps were stolen from the office of a vacant lime-kiln processing plant. Police said they believe the blasting caps, which are used to detonate dynamite and have enough explosive power to cause serious injury, were taken from the office of the closed-down factory Sunday night or Monday morning.

Constable Terry Williams, who…

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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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