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

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Exploring the Countryside Old Homestead #discover

Exploring the Countryside – Old Homestead –  By Photographer Nicholas Molnar

old farm house

Exploring the Countryside – Old Homestead –  By Photographer Nicholas Molnar

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

 

The End of an Era – A Disappearing Landscape

Barns – A Disappearing Landscape – The End –
Bradford West Gwillimbury, Ont, Canada
Photographer- Nicholas Molnar
Thank you, everyone, that has liked my posts for the last 14 days or so this is the last one of the series, I call it the – The End of an Era – 
The End of an Era

The End of an Era, Barns – A Disappearing Landscape By Nicholas Molnar