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Historic Sites of Manitoba: J. R. Amos Blacksmith Shop (101 Second Street, Waskada, Municipality of Brenda-Waskada)

This building in Waskada, a municipally-designated historic site (1999) that is now part of the Waskada Museum, was once home to the thriving blacksmith business of James Renwick “Ren” Amos (c1870-1965). Constructed around 1900, it is unusual in its construction, being of poured, formed concrete, an early example of that technology.

J. R. Amos Blacksmith Shop

J. R. Amos Blacksmith Shop (September 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.09651, W100.79946
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Union Bank Building / Waskada Museum (Railway Avenue, Waskada, Municipality of Brenda-Waskada)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


Obituary [James Renwick (Ren) Amos], Winnipeg Free Press, 8 November 1965, page 28.

J. R. Amos Blacksmith Shop, 101 Second Street, Waskada, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 January 2022

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