Remnants Of The Lakefield Portland Cement Company In Lakefield, Ontario

In 2003, while first doing research for From Devastation To Beauty – The Creation Of The Butchart Gardens, I visited the town of Lakefield, Ontario, where  Robert Butchart, George Stirke Kilbourn, John M. Kilbourn, Francis Kilbourn, Horace B. Smith and William Henry Eugene Bravender created the Lakefield Portland Cement Company in 1900. Despite the importance of the Lakefield Portland Cement Company, […]

Corporate Letterheads Of Robert Butchart’s Portland Cement Companies

To illustrate the chronological progression of the Portland Cement companies Robert Butchart was associated with, here are some of those companies’ corporate letterheads. In Ontario Robert Butchart was a shareholder and manager in the Owen Sound Portland Cement Company of Owen Sound, Ontario. The company’s operations were in Shallow Lake, just outside Owen Sound. Robert […]