19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Historic Blair Sheave Tower, Cambridge Ontario

The Sheave Tower, in the village of Blair, was built by Allan Bowman in 1876 to harness water power, via a pulley and cable, for the grist mill across the street. The Blair Sheave Tower is Ontario’s last remaining wooden water-powered hydro generator tower.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
Camera: COOLPIX B700
Copyright: © Joseph Hollick