Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
Kribs Saw Mill, Hespeler, Ontario


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Black and white photograph of snow covered logs and three men standing atop a log pile. In the background is an arc lamp and horse.
Notes:
Between 1863 and 1864 Lewis Kribs established the Kribs saw mill on Forbes Street in Hespeler, Ontario. He managed the business for eighteen years and then passed on operations to his son, William Kribs. In 1902 the business was moved to Avenue Road, now Guelph Street, in Hespeler.
Inscriptions:
Front: In the days of arc lamps - about 1900
Saw logs at Kribs Saw Mill, Hespeler

Reverse: 1661
Date of Original:
[ca. 1900]
Date Of Event:
[ca. 1900]
Dimensions:
Width: 13.2 cm
Height: 10.7 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 12.3cm
Image Height: 9.4cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
P000529
Collection:
Waterloo Historical Society
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 43.4277412594098
    Latitude: 43.4277412594098 Longitude: -80.3069686889648
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Terms of Use:
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs
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Kribs Saw Mill, Hespeler, Ontario
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Kribs Saw Mill, Hespeler, Ontario


Black and white photograph of snow covered logs and three men standing atop a log pile. In the background is an arc lamp and horse.