Sutherland Steam Mill

From the moment you park your car you have arrived at a unique slice of Nova Scotian heritage. The parking lot was the area where farmers piled their logs all winter long, to be sawn in the spring. The slab wood and saw dust from sawing logs was used to feed the boiler …almost nothing went to waste.

Inside you will see hundreds of examples of what the mill produced over its 60+ years: every kind of lumber, lathe, flooring, shingles, balusters, spindles, finials, newel posts, rosettes, fancy trim known as ‘gingerbread’, wagons, sleds, windows, doors, sashes, moldings, school desks, toys & yes, bathtubs! Read more at the official website

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