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REMEMBER THIS: Dairy by the Stream Half Two

Jack Garner’s childhood reminiscences of our city had been many. He was notably acquainted with the world across the Barrie Allandale Dairy within the Forties and remembered how underdeveloped the neighborhood was at the moment.

“At the moment there was nothing however a area on the east aspect of Eccles Road to Wellington Road. It was an outdated apple orchard and there have been nonetheless tall wild apple bushes within the area. It was an excellent time to be a child.

Instances had been altering, nevertheless. In 1949, the Barrie Allandale bought the tools it wanted to homogenize milk.

Two years later, the 5 remaining dairies in Barrie, particularly Barrie Allandale, Lakeview, Norris, Smith Farm and Pure Milk, all agreed to cut back their supply schedule to 5 days every week, eliminating Wednesdays and Sundays.

Beforehand, their milkers had been on the street seven days every week, from earlier than dawn till 8 p.m. from time to time, serving a 20-mile radius, together with Camp Borden.

In direction of the tip of the Nineteen Fifties, the world of small native dairies modified extra radically. Shoppers now loved looking for all their meals merchandise beneath one roof in grocery shops and supermarkets provided by the massive dairy corporations.

Robert Hodges was nonetheless residing at 118 Sophia St. W. in 1959, however he was now not a milkman however an actual property agent.

In 1961 Sexton’s Sheet Steel and Heating moved from its former retailer on Codrington Road to the previous dairy constructing on Eccles Road, adjoining to the dairy on the nook. For a time, the Hodges additionally shared their dwelling with two tenant corporations, Northland Dura Clear and Silver Jewel Enterprises.

1962 noticed native milk supply additional decreased to 3 days every week. Most individuals then had a contemporary refrigeration system of their properties and now not wanted extra frequent deliveries. In 1968, solely two native dairies remained; Lakeview and Smith’s Farm.

By 1971 Sexton’s had disappeared and the outdated dairy constructing on Eccles Road was vacant. It was demolished a number of years later.

Rob Bellamy, one other nice native historical past buff who likes to share his reminiscences of Barrie, had this to say in regards to the years for the reason that demolition of the outdated dairy.

“Barrie Allandale Dairy was situated at 75 Eccles St., Barrie, now a small residence constructing. The Dairy constructing was truly constructed over Kidd’s Creek which ran beneath the southeast nook of the constructing. In my youth I caught numerous speckled trout in a bit honey gap contained in the culvert beneath this constructing – but it surely took some braveness because the deserted constructing was infested with rats. In truth, after they tore the constructing down, our neighborhood was very busy trapping the rats – which did not take lengthy to repair the issue. There’s an attention-grabbing story following this Barrie Allandale Dairy, it goes like this: The dairy bought a crew of older horses from the Barrie Fireplace Dept. to ship their milk. One night time there was a hearth and this crew of horses, listening to the fireplace bell, broke by way of the secure and ran to the fireplace division. – So goes the story.

Robert Hodges died in 1970 and his widow, Margaret, remained in the home for a while thereafter. In 1974 it grew to become the house of the Shepherd household, Tom’s grandparents. Quickly after, Tom and his household additionally moved into the home.

Many completely satisfied reminiscences have been created on this home throughout these years. The stream operating by way of the yard was a terrific supply of pleasure and leisure, a lot in order that Tom sought out and bought a house in Montreal with the identical pure characteristic.

Our gracious host, Dorothy, proudly confirmed us round her property and Tom was touched by the love that has clearly been put into the place. Pretty flower, herb and vegetable gardens line the Chattering Stream.

Unsurprisingly, many elderly milk bottles surfaced within the space. Simply earlier than our go to, a big bottle with a damaged neck appeared. He carried the phrases H.W. Taylor Cranston Dairy. Dorothy offered it to Tom who plans to scrub it up, repair the jagged edges and put it on show at his home.

As they left, Tom and Dorothy deliberate to satisfy once more within the fall. Tom goes to take a small chopping from a lilac bush within the again yard that was planted by his grandmother.

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