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London and Port Stanley Railway Car and Kettle Creek Bridge

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153968
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1920
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 85
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 85
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1920
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing London and Port Stanley Railway car 8 and a second unidentified L & PS car travelling across the Kettle Creek Bridge north of St. Thomas and adjacent to Waterworks Park, ca. 1920. See Curnoe, "The London and Port Stanley Railway, 1915-1965", p. 43. This photograph was taken after the electrification of the L & PS system in 1915.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Images

London and Port Stanley Bridge

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives13335
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F33 2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F33 2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, sepia toned ; 20 x 24.5 cm on sheet 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph showing a wooden bridge belonging to the London and Port Stanley Railway. Overhead wires are visible. Mounted on cardboard with the caption "London & Port Stanley Bridge".
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges- railroad
Bridges
Photography
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway Bridge - Demolition near Union, Ontario

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives160613
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
April 1978
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B2 F1 39
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B2 F1
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B2 F1 39
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
April 1978
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 15 x 15cm
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph of the former London and Port Stanley Railway bridge near Union, Ontario, being demolished in April 1978. The reverse has the following caption handwritten in ink: "Old landmarks disappearing. 1 April 1978 / the former L&PS railway wooden overpass west of Union has been demolished"
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Railways
Subject Access
Railways
Transportation
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Images

Profile of Kettle Creek Bridge over the London and Port Stanley Railway

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives91
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Map Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
technical drawings
Date Range
1910
Accession Number
2002-20
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T8
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Map Collection
Creator
London and Port Stanley Railway Company
Description Level
Item
Item Number
MAP 51
Accession Number
2002-20
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T8
GMD
technical drawings
Date Range
1910
Series
London and Port Stanley Railway Company fonds
Physical Description
1 technical drawing: col., on waxed linen.
Physical Condition
Good
Custodial History
Donated to London Room, likely by the estate of Stanley Shantz of London or was purchased at auction from estate. Transferred to ECA by London Room.
Scope and Content
"Profile of Kettle Creek Bridge over the L. & Pt.St.Ry.- North of St. Thomas, ON." [technical drawing]
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Kettle Creek Bridge
Subject Access
Railways

Kettle Creek Bridge, St. Thomas, Ontario

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives161308
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F11 15
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F11
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F11 15
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 11.5 cm
History / Biographical
The Kettle Breek bridge was originally built as a single-track timber structure in 1872, and was expanded into a twin-track archway in 1929. It has been recognized as a national historic engineering site.
Scope and Content
View of the Michigan Central Railroad's Kettle Creek Bridge bridge in St. Thomas, Ontario.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Kettle Creek Bridge
Subject Access
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Transportation
Railways
Images

Kettle Creek Bridge, St. Thomas, Ontario

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives161309
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F11 16
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F11
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F11 16
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 11.5 cm
History / Biographical
The Kettle Breek bridge was originally built as a single-track timber structure in 1872, and was expanded into a twin-track archway in 1929. It has been recognized as a national historic engineering site.
Scope and Content
View of the Michigan Central Railroad's Kettle Creek Bridge bridge in St. Thomas, Ontario.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Kettle Creek Bridge
Kettle Creek
Subject Access
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Transportation
Railways
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway Train

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154053
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1897
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 148
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 148
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1897
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing a London and Port Stanley Railway train composed of a steam locomotive and trailing coal and passenger cars, approaching a bridge in an unidentified location, 1897.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway Car and South Pond Mills Bridge

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153965
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1955
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 84
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 84
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1955
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing London and Port Stanley Railway car 4 and an unidentified rail car, possibly a caboose, with workmen rebuilding the South Pond Mills Bridge, ca. 1955. See Curnoe, "The London and Port Stanley Railway, 1915-1965", p. 33.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Images

Kettle Creek Bridge, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives170518
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Howard Mills Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Accession Number
2015-44
Storage Location
W9 B1 F19
  2 images     1 website  
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Howard Mills Collection
Creator
J. Jackson
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2015-44
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
W9 B1 F19
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Publication
W9 B1 F19a posted on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter : June 17, 2021.
Series
Howard Mills Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 19 x 24.5 cm in mat 30 x 34.5 cm
Scope and Content
Kettle Creek Bridge, St. Thomas, 1914.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Bridges
Railways
URL Notes
Link directs to a Facebook post that features image W9 B1 F19a. Published June 17, 2021.
Images
Websites / Street View

London and Port Stanley Railway Train, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153886
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1941
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 26
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 26
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1941
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing a London and Port Stanley Railway train travelling south beneath the Barwick Street bridge, St. Thomas (constructed 1921), approaching the "Wabash Diamond", i.e. the intersection of tracks operated by the L & PS (running north-south) and the Canadian National Railways/Wabash Railroad (running east-west). View is looking north and includes L & PS car 12. The train is shown passing the western termination of Baldwin Street.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Wabash Railroad
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Images

Plan showing proposed changes to the London and Port Stanley Railway Kettle Creek trestle bridge, 1919

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives166462
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
August 1919
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T29 5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T29 5
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
August 1919
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - London and Port Stanley Railway records series
Physical Description
1 plan
Scope and Content
Plan showing proposed changes to the London and Port Stanley Railway Kettle Creek trestle bridge, dated August 1919.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

Bridge File: Kettle Creek Bridge

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives46470
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
County of Elgin fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
technical drawings
Date Range
1935
Storage Location
R4 S2 Sh2 B5 F3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
County of Elgin fonds
Description Level
File
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S2 Sh2 B5 F3
GMD
textual records
technical drawings
Date Range
1935
Series
County of Elgin fonds- Engineering Department series
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual records and technical drawings
Custodial History
Was kept in County Engineer Robert Moore's office. Was eventually transferred to Engineering Department records storage, and then transferred to the Elgin County Archives in March 2011.
Scope and Content
Details and specifications for the construction of Kettle Creek Bridge on the border of Yarmouth and Westminster Townships, just west of Belmont.
Name Access
Yarmouth (Ont. : Township)
Belmont (Ont.)
Subject Access
Bridges

London and Port Stanley Railway - Narrow Escape on Beaver Creek Bridge

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives32130
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1953
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
C8 Sh3 B1 F2 1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
Stollery Studio
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C8 Sh3 B1 F2 1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1953
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - London and Port Stanley Railway file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 17 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published January 26, 1953 with caption: "Where St. Thomas Boys Had Narrow Escape - The L. & P.S. Bridge over Beaver Creek about a mile and a half north of Port Stanley on which three St. Thomas boys were trapped Sunday morning by an approaching south-bound train. This is a view from the southeast of the bridge." Photograph by the Stollery Studio, St. Thomas.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
London and Port Stanley Railway
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Stollery Studio
Subject Access
Newspapers
Railways
Images

Bridge over Inner Harbour, Port Stanley, Ontario

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives161299
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F11 6
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F11
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F11 6
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
View of the bridge over Inner Harbour, Port Stanley, Ontario.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Subject Access
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Transportation
Railways
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway Freight Train

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153863
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1939
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 9
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 9
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1939
Publication
Published by the Elgin County Engineering Department for their "Bridging for the Future" project: April 2021: Image #12.
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Two copies of a black and white photograph showing London and Port Stanley Railway locomotive L3 pulling a freight train northbound from the L & PS main Port Stanley station in 1939. The King George VI Lift Bridge, recently inaugurated in May, 1939, is partially visible at left. An automobile with a 1939 licence plate and a windshield sign identifying it as a taxi is also visible. View is looking southeast.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
King George VI Lift Bridge
Subject Access
Bridges
Railways
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway Freight Train

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153837
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1940
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1940
Publication
Published by the Elgin County Engineering Department for their "Bridging for the Future" project: April 2021: Image #11.
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Two copies of a black and white photograph showing London and Port Stanley Railway locomotive L-1 pulling a freight train composed of coal and tanker cars northbound from the L & PS main Port Stanley station in August, 1940. The King George VI Lift Bridge, inaugurated a year earlier in May, 1939, is visible. The Purdom Cottage and pedestrian bridge across the Hill Crest ravine are visible in the background. View is looking southeast. A note verso reads: "L & PS box cab #1 was captured by photographer George Harris leaving Port Stanley for St. Thomas with a freight train in Aug. 1940. L & PS #1 is a 60 ton box cab built by GE in March 1915. After the railway was de-electrified #1 was displayed at Rectory St. in London until CN donated it to Scie-Tech in Ottawa in 1967. Now back at St. Thomas it is a fine example of the restoration that the [Elgin County Railway] museum is undertaking on all its exhibits. Photo courtesy of Keith Sirman."
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
King George VI Lift Bridge
Subject Access
Bridges
Railways
Images

Michigan Central Railway Bridge

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives13004
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1929
Storage Location
Box 508, Envelope 95146
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 508, Envelope 95146
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1929
Physical Description
Glass-plate negative
Physical Condition
Good
Scope and Content
Michigan Central Railway (MCR) bridge, St. Thomas, under construction, 1929. Concrete trestle bridge. Third and current bridge built in this location.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Michigan Central Bridge
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Images

Michigan Central Railway Bridge

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives13023
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930
Storage Location
Box 508, Envelope 95152
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 508, Envelope 95152
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930
Physical Description
Glass-plate negative
Physical Condition
Faded
Scope and Content
Michigan Central Railway (MCR) bridge, St. Thomas, looking northeast from the Fingal Line hill. A westbound steam locomotive with trailing coal car and boxcars is visible crossing the bridge. Concrete trestle bridge. Third and current bridge built in this location, constructed 1929-1930.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Michigan Central Bridge
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Images

Kettle Creek Bridge, Yarmouth Township

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives177711
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
County of Elgin fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1897
Accession Number
2015-55
Storage Location
M1 S1 Sh2 B3 F3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
County of Elgin fonds
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2015-55
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M1 S1 Sh2 B3 F3
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1897
Series
County of Elgin fonds- Engineering Department series
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Specifications for a steel bridge to be erected over Kettle Creek between Yarnouth Township and Westminster, 1897.
Name Access
Yarmouth (Ont. : Township)
Subject Access
Bridges

Old bridge over Kettle Creek

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives183177
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Public Library Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1900
Accession Number
2018-07
Storage Location
M2 S1 Sh1 B1 F2 131
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Public Library Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-07
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M2 S1 Sh1 B1 F2 131
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1900
Series
St. Thomas Public Library Collection- A Pictorial History of St. Thomas, Volume Two series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 13.5 cm
Scope and Content
Old bridge over Kettle Creek, which stood until it was replaced by the concrete one.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Bridges
Images

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