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Mystic Theme~~~~~Outside Beauty Down by the Old Mill Stream

2012.02.29
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There is not much colour this time of year.....
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Almost caught the Beaver in the act......
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Maple Trees are tapped and the collection buckets are in place....
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The path to the Old Mill is a little slippery....
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Apps Mill.....
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Apps’ Grist and Flour Mill, located on Robinson Road, just outside of Paris Ontario, was built in 1841 and purchased in 1858 by Charles and William Apps. The Mill was run by an undershot water wheel that was replaced by turbines in the 1920’s. The mill was very successful and was eventually taken over by Williams’ sons Alfred and Albert. The family ran the mill for almost 100 years until Whiteman’s Creek flooded during Hurricane Hazel in 1954, undermining the dam that diverted the water into the mill. After trying to keep the mill running with insufficient water flow for two years, the brothers finally closed the mill in 1956.
Today Apps’ Mill is owned by the GRCA and is a conservation area and teaching center.

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23 Comments
momotaro Lovely place. Thanks for sharing coz it doesn't snow at all in this part of the world.
momotaro · 2012-02-29: 08:28
RayNvb ....where I first meet you ... send me a bucket when the sap runs!! Yum
RayNvb · 2012-02-29: 08:48
Lsample Nice set! Beavers? Are you serious? That is amazing.
Lsample · 2012-02-29: 08:50
lookagain This whole set just has a nice homey, rural feel to it in spite of the cold weather! Love all your comments....feel like I've walked to the mill with you!
lookagain · 2012-02-29: 09:43
Patricia132 Great set!
I really love #3, all tose trees and the snow ... so winter wonderland!
Patricia132 · 2012-02-29: 09:44
????? what a neat old mill!!! makes me want to visit
????? · 2012-02-29: 11:02
Tinkerbell1769 awesome pictures love the last one
Tinkerbell1769 · 2012-02-29: 12:55
danrav What a great place ArtBee! That is really beaver gnawings???? Wow. What type of fish would be in the creeek???
danrav · 2012-02-29: 14:01
gonia these are nice place, now I see - winter is slowly leaving.
gonia · 2012-02-29: 15:16
jennyLit great set:)
jennyLit · 2012-02-29: 15:59
finbarr Excellent set!!
finbarr · 2012-02-29: 17:19
tomie beautiful serie! well done!
not easy life to be a tree in your place :))
tomie · 2012-02-29: 17:20
storytaylor beautiful.
storytaylor · 2012-02-29: 17:34
darfoster Lovely winter scenes!
darfoster · 2012-02-29: 20:08
beeacooker Nice winter set - looks like the beavers have been very busy!
beeacooker · 2012-03-01: 00:22
Dropblue Wonderful shots. I really enjoyed this set!
Dropblue · 2012-03-01: 03:15
Eiram The maple trees are very interesting! Very lovely set!
Eiram · 2012-03-01: 04:45
stabeez Great history. Did you miss the ice storm?
stabeez · 2012-03-01: 12:58
LAZYWASP Wonderful set .
LAZYWASP · 2012-03-01: 17:34
JustmeG looks like a wonderful place to explore!
JustmeG · 2012-03-01: 21:53
mystic1 Wonderful captures well done Art perfect for the theme
mystic1 · 2012-03-01: 23:17
DancingDolphin What a terrific old mill ... great set!
DancingDolphin · 2012-03-02: 22:09
renatomartins Beautiful captures for the theme
renatomartins · 2012-03-04: 09:59
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