Don Valley: Cleaning Rocks

Since the rocks I collected from the Don Valley Brickworks were all mud-covered I really only had a very rough idea of what I had collected on my trip.  So, with some toothbrushes in hand, my children and I began to clean these little treasures. Some of the rocks really don’t have any merit as

Don Valley: Limestone

I recently visited the old Don Valley Brickworks in search of some unique minerals.  The brickworks was created in 1889 by three brothers John, William and George Taylor. Their work was creative, using the different materials present at this site to create a variety of brick types. They were also prolific and by 1907 they