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1861 House Moved out of Industry's way. The fieldstone house James Weir built in 1861 was moved 350 feet closer to Tapscott Rd. yesterday to make room for the development of industries planned by Runnymede Development Corp. Stan Smith of Stanwalt House Movers signalled directions to his men moving the house off its foundations in the dense fog. One of the guests of honor was 86-year-old Clark Secor; a grandson of builder James Weir. Open in full size

1861 House Moved out of Industry's way. The fieldstone house James Weir built in 1861 was moved 350 feet closer to Tapscott Rd. yesterday to make room for the development of industries planned by Runnymede Development Corp. Stan Smith of Stanwalt House Movers signalled directions to his men moving the house off its foundations in the dense fog. One of the guests of honor was 86-year-old Clark Secor; a grandson of builder James Weir.

Picture, 1975, English

1861 House Moved out of Industry's way. The fieldstone house James Weir built in 1861 was moved 350 feet closer to Tapscott Rd. yesterday to make room for the development of industries planned by Runnymede Development Corp. Stan Smith of Stanwalt House Movers signalled directions to his men moving the house off its foundations in the dense fog. One of the guests of honor was 86-year-old Clark Secor; a grandson of builder James Weir.

Picture, 1975, English

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Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Houses - Moving

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0008521f