Sunday, June 12, 2011

Blacksmith Shop, Howlan

     This old blacksmith shop is located at the corner of the Howlan Road (Rte.143) and Gaspe Road (Rte. 148) not far from O'Leary. It was operated by Robert Gallant. 
Above: facing east, Howlan Road on the right.
Above: northeast corner.
Above: northwest corner as you round the corner onto the Gaspe Road.
Above: the north side from the Gaspe Road side.

Lionel Stevenson photographed Robert Gallant in his shop in 1985 and published the below photo in their book, Elders of the Island by Mary O'Brien, Lionel Stevenson, Terry Dunton Stevenson.  UPEI and Ragweed Press.  ISBN 0-920304-53-2.

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