Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | March 28, 2016

Postcards and Photographs – Toronto Paper Mills, Cornwall; Howard Smith Paper Mills Cornwall; Domtar Fine Papers Cornwall.

scan0060An early 20th century postcard showing the Ottawa and New York International Bridge and Toronto Paper Mills.

scan0061A World War I era postcard showing the Toronto Paper Mills, looking northwest.

scan0062A World War II era postcard showing Howard Smith Paper Mills looking northeast.


scan0069Looking north from Cornwall Island to Howard Smith Paper Mills.

scan0064Left to right:  Jim Service, Percy Halliwell, Brent Rombough, Grant Sheridan, Ed Crowder.  Brent Rombough, a screen room operator, is seen receiving a certificate making him a member of Forest Industries Beaver Club.

scan0066Ken Mortson is seem holding a watch he received from Domtar for saving the life of co-worker Rolland Derouin, left.scan0067Sherman McAteer accepts a certificate making him a member of the Beaver Club from Plant Engineer Bill Weir.  On the left Safety Guide, Garnet Cholette and far right, Reg Thomas, Soda Mill Foreman.

scan0068June 28, 1967,  left to right: Art Desgrossiers, Bill Weir, Earl Woods, Bella Horvath, Matt Holden, Carl Collins (behind Carl), Freddie Helmer, Doc Heard, Adelard Pelloquin, Lynden Swerdfeger, Graham MacDonald.

Next week, the history of Domtar through photographs continues.

Please follow this LINK to view our feature article on historic Smithville.



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