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Dead in his tracks

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26961
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  • 1975-04-09

"This car certainly stopped. And it was quite a while before it got started again. This was the scene at the corner of Highway 88 and 5 sideroad last Saturday morning. This was only one of the many cars buried in the snow. The cars had to be moved...

Art Chamberlain

Flowers ruined

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26985
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  • 1975-05-28

"This was the scene in a greenhouse operated by Ferragine Brothers on Simcoe Road. They estimate their losses in flowers and stock at between $20-30,000. Mud and water, 10 inches deep, swept through the greenhouse."

C.E. Jackson

Misty marsh morning

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26927
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  • 1976-09-01

"Temperatures which dipped below freezing Monday night met resistance from warm water early yesterday, creating what appears to be a grass fire. Icy weather did some damage on the Marsh, but farmers were expecting it. Warmer temperatures are expec...

Bradford Witness

Shovelling time again

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26780
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  • 1978-01-11

"Harvey Curry gets a head start on snow shovelling yesterday morning as the wind piled high drifts across his walk."

Bradford Witness

Stranded travellers swamp village

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26956
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  • 1975-04-09

"Snow brought weary travellers to Bond Head and the surrounding area, but it also brought precautions for the next weather emergency. An emergency fund has been set up between the Bond Head Snowmobile Association and the Bond Head Community Centre...

Bradford Witness

Wet But Wonderful Carrotfest

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  • 2000-09-09

Article about the 2000 Carrotfest. It outlines events and festivities. Article also contains the year's winning poem, entitled "Vegetables," by David Budvet.

Winter damage

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26954
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  • 1975-04-09

"Miraculously, the driver of this truck survived. The flat bed tractor trailer had been carrying a load of steel south on Highway 400 when just south of the Highway 88 intersection it spun around and overturned in the west ditch facing northward. ...

Bradford Witness

Winter returns, halts all activity

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26955
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  • 1975

"When Southern Ontario residents put away all their snowmobiling equipment and winter clothes, they thought the long, cold winter had ended, but Old Man Winter decided he still had some say in the matter. Over a foot of snow covered southern Simc...

Bradford Witness