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A write-up, likely the beginning of the description of the 1887 collision between an MCR freight train and a London & Port Stanley (L & PS) passenger train in St. Thomas.

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives125605
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1887
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh5 B1 F2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh5 B1 F2
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1887
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Historical Records Series
Scope and Content
A write-up, likely the beginning of the description of the 1887 collision between an MCR freight train and a London & Port Stanley (L & PS) passenger train in St. Thomas.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

Incline Railway and Observation Tower, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives152030
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1880
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F33
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-33
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F33
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1880
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Incline railway powerhouse and observation tower, Port Stanley, ca. 1880. William Fraser built the incline railway in the 1870s to allow guests at the Fraser House hotel on Fraser Heights to conveniently travel to and from the main beach. The observation tower was built adjacent to the incline railway as an attraction for visitors. The incline railway was originally powered by a steam locomotive. It was purchased by the London and Port Stanley Railway and electrified in 1915. The incline railway ceased operating ca. 1963 when its open cars were deemed unsafe and the owners decided it was not cost effective to convert to closed cars. File includes:
glass-plate negative
glass lantern slide
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Incline Railway (Port Stanley)
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

Incline Railway and Observation Tower, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives152060
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1880
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F34
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-34
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F34
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1880
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Drawing depicting the incline railway and observation tower, Port Stanley, looking east, ca. 1880. William Fraser built the incline railway in the 1870s to allow guests at the Fraser House hotel on Fraser Heights to conveniently travel to and from the main beach. The observation tower was built adjacent to the incline railway as an attraction for visitors. The incline railway was originally powered by a steam locomotive. It was purchased by the London and Port Stanley Railway and electrified in 1915. The incline railway ceased operating ca. 1963 when its open cars were deemed unsafe and the owners decided it was not cost effective to convert to closed cars. View also includes the pedestrian walkway along the cliff top on Fraser Heights in front of the Fraser House hotel, Port Stanley main beach (at this time completely undeveloped), an early version of the west pier and lighthouse, and a schooner entering the harbour. This image has been copied from an unknown publication. File includes:
glass-plate negative
glass lantern slide
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Incline Railway (Port Stanley)
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Port Stanley Harbour
Port Stanley Beach
Subject Access
Railways
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153134
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1853-2011
Storage Location
Box 250, File 2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 250, File 2
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1853-2011
Physical Description
5 cm. of textual records
Scope and Content
Copies of newspaper clippings, photographs and other records relating to the history of the London and Port Stanley Railway, with an emphasis on the railway's operations in Port Stanley, Ontario.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways