Roblin's Mill-Black Creek, Pioneer Village

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bluenose11 on March 3, 2012

Roblin's Mill

Roblin's Mill was built in 1842 by Owen Roblin, the grandson of a United Empire Loyalist. When purchased by the Metro Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, the mill was scheduled for demolition. The original timbers, flooring and machinery were salvaged and moved to Black Creek Pioneer Village in 1964. When the Mill was moved to Black Creek Pioneer Village it was established that the original 1848 wheel measuring 30 ft. in diameter was not necessary to achieve the same results. In 1965 a replacement wheel of red oak measuring 18 feet in diameter was installed. The red oak did not prove to be as resistant to weathering as had been hoped and in August 1984 a new wheel made of white oak and weighing 6000 pounds was installed. Today, Roblin's Mill is the only operating stone mill in Toronto.

"Oasis" on March 4, 2012

This is a very nice picture dear Anna and thanks to share it with the explanations...Big Like! I wish you a nice sunday and a lot of joy. Kind Regards, Claude

bluenose11 on March 4, 2012

Hi "Oasis" Thanks, Have a great day Claude.

Anna

zafiro-rubi on March 17, 2012

Very nice facade Anna. Like. Best wishes, Zafiro-Rubí

bluenose11 on March 19, 2012

Hi zafiro-rubi, Thanks so much.

Anna

BOGDAN de Varsovie on March 23, 2012

It is a very nice photo. LIKE. Best Greetings. Bogdan

bluenose11 on March 24, 2012

Hi ►Bogdan◄, Thanks for the visit and kind comment.

Anna

MarioTs - NO Views on April 19, 2012

Very nice building Anna!!

Лike

mario

bluenose11 on April 21, 2012

Hi MarioTs, Thanks for your kind comment

Anna

Dr.Azzouqa on April 23, 2012

Beautiful place.

Excellent shot.

LIKE.

Best wishes from Jordan.

Mustafa

bluenose11 on April 23, 2012

Hi Dr.Azzouqa, Thanks so much for your visit and kind comment.

Anna

Manek Taolin on April 27, 2012

Beautiful building!

L+F

Greetings from Indonesia

bluenose11 on April 28, 2012

Hi Manek Taolin, Thanks so much Anna

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Photo taken in Black Creek Pioneer Village, Toronto, ON M3J 2P3, Canada

Photo details

  • Uploaded on March 3, 2012
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    by bluenose11
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D200
    • Taken on 2007/08/31 15:01:06
    • Exposure: 0.005s (1/200)
    • Focal Length: 18.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/7.100
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.33 EV
    • No flash

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