Title:
The Site of the Old Silsby and Co. Mills
Town:
Lowell
County:
Orleans
State:
Vermont
Date:
2000-07-20
Description:
The recent photograph shows the site of the old mill. The area has been completely taken over by trees. The ground within the forest is very uneven, and there is a small landfill that could be left over from the time of the mill.
Filename:
LS00140_001.jpg
Size:
640 x 480 pixels; 151635 bytes
Original Filename:
2077SILSBYANDCOMILLSLOWELL.jpg
GPS Location:
44.797528 N latitude, 72.453194 W longitude
Keywords:
Change; Conifers; Deciduous; Forest plants; Forests and Plants; Living Things; Nature; Plants; Reforestation; Season; Summer; Time; Trees;
Source:
L. Persico
Submitted By:
none
Submitted On:
2001-01-20
Original Media:
Photograph
Times viewed:
11613
Title:
The Silsby and Co. Mills
Town:
Lowell
County:
Orleans
State:
Vermont
Date:
1860 - 1920
Description:
A handwritten inscription at the bottom of the historic photograph reads, "Silsby and Co. Mills, Lowell, Vt." Piles of stacked lumber surround an open, grassy field in the foreground of the photograph. There is a dirt road leading through mill buildings and smokestacks on the left side of the image. There are two houses at the bottom of a hill in the middle ground of the photograph. The hill has been mostly cleared of vegetation, except for a forest near the top of the hill. There are more hills in the background of the photograph.
Filename:
LS00140_000.jpg
Size:
1554 x 988 pixels; 105645 bytes
Original Filename:
1297LOWELL-1.jpg
GPS Location:
44.797528 N latitude, 72.453194 W longitude
Keywords:
Mills; Logging Business; Open fields; Automobiles; Buildings; Conifers; Culture; Deciduous; Dwellings; Forests and Plants; Geology; Grassland plants; Hills; Human Activity; Human Constructs; Industrial buildings; Landforms; Landscapes; Living Things; Logging; Lumber; Mountains; Nature; Plants; Roads; Roads,Earth; Rural; Season; Shrubs; Streets; Summer; Time; Transportation; Trees; Wooden-frame buildings; Work;
Source:
Special Collections, Bailey/Howe Library, University of Vermont
Submitted By:
none
Submitted On:
2001-01-20
Original Media:
Photograph
Relative Dating Rationale:
Tracks on road
Times viewed:
12198
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