Oshawa Public Libraries' Newspaper Index
LH0921 "Burning of Schofield Works"

Media Type:
Item Type:
Black and white photo of the exterior of Schofield Woollen Co. on fire.
The factory, built in 1872, was at the end of Centre St. S. and was eventually demolished. It was first inhabited by a High Beaver Hats, then by Masson Manufacturing Company. In 1892 J. Schofield purchased the building and incorporated Schofield Woollen Co. This depicts one of several fires at the Schofield Woollen Mills prior to closing in 1951.
"Burning of Schofield Works"
Date of Original:
ca. 1900
Width: 5 cm
Height: 3.5 cm
Corporate Name(s):
Schofield Woollen co.
Local identifier:
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 43.8851697567432
    Latitude: 43.8851697567432 Longitude: -78.8604211807251
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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LH0921 "Burning of Schofield Works"
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LH0921 "Burning of Schofield Works"

Black and white photo of the exterior of Schofield Woollen Co. on fire.