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Salt Mine – 1940

0826a
From the collection of John Morand

This shot is looking north towards the river. Sandwich street crosses in the middle of the picture. Nearly every building in the picture on the north side of Sandwich is gone today.

0826b
From the collection of John Morand

Oddly enough, part of this one survives…

0826c
Photo from 2007

The low two storey section remains standing. While the taller tower part is gone.

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Photo from 2007

The scar of the old building remains.

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Photo from 2007

A view of the current operations as seen from the site of the photo at the top.

This concludes the Windsor Salt series. A huge thank you to JBM for sharing these with us.

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