Lost in time and forgotten ..

Lost in time and forgotten, The secrets of the Holland Marsh In Bradford West Gwillimbury by Nicholas Molnar Photography

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Lost in time and forgotten, The secrets of the Holland Marsh In Bradford West Gwillimbury by Nicholas Molnar Photography

Barns – A Disappearing Landscape 2020 Bradford West Gwillimbury Ontario Canada

Barns – A Disappearing Landscape
Bradford West Gwillimbury, Ont, Canada
These old barns form an essential part of the history of any farm, each one bearing its own story of the family that built it, of all the seasons that have passed since its construction, of the many harvests it has safely sheltered.

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Saving The History of Bradford One Picture at a time.

Barns of BWG1awm

Barns – A Disappearing Landscape
Bradford West Gwillimbury, Ont, Canada – Nicholas Molnar Photography

 

Exploring the History of Bradford and The Holland Marsh

Exploring the History of Bradford and The Holland Marsh

Holland Marsh Bradford Ontario Canada

Exploring the History of Bradford and The Holland Marsh By Nicholas Molnar Photography

Before its development, the entire area was a large wetland extending almost continuously along the western arm of the Holland River. It was part of the Toronto Carrying-Place Trail, although another route to the east was also used, avoiding the dense marshy area. In the 1880s a mattress-stuffing business flourished as reeds were harvested first by hand with scythes then by horse-drawn mowers. Horses were ferried by flat-bottomed scows across flooded areas, wearing large boards on their hooves so as not to sink into the soggy ground. Continue reading

Small and Little Does the Job- Barns – Sheds

Whether it be small or big, it’s the little barns that can still have a big job to do when farming. This little barn/shed has stood and survived the elements. Built back in 1940 as a seed shed it has seen it all. Located deep within the Holland Marsh in Bradford Ontario Canada.

Small and Little Does the Job- Photographed by Nicholas Molnar

Small and Little Does the Job- Photographed by Nicholas Molnar