Posted by: Manager / Associate Curator | October 23, 2016

Artifact of the Week – Ben Stidwill custom slide rule

Long time engineer and later assistant to the paper mill manager, Ben Stidwill was an innovator. Nick Cox donated this custom-designed Paper Production Slide Rule that Ben created. It’s now on display at the Museum as part of the historic Toronto Paper / Howard Smith / Domtar paper mill exhibit.


G. Benson Stidwill is also the fellow for whom the Big Ben Ski Hill is named. The Landfill and Recreation site opened in 1975. Stidwill had also served as a trustee with the S.D.&. G. Public School Board. Mr. Stidwill died in 2003 at the age of 92 years.


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