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County of Elgin By-law #12, relating to the London and Port Stanley Railway

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives113598
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1854
Storage Location
Box 178, File 8
R10 S4 Sh1 B4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 178, File 8
R10 S4 Sh1 B4
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1854
Scope and Content
County of Elgin By-law #12, relating to the London and Port Stanley Railway: The by-law was authorizing the Council to raise the sum of 20,000 pounds and interest payable within thirty years, to be applied in taking stock in the London and Port Stanley Railway Company. Passed 26th January, 1854 (photocopy).
County of Elgin By-law #16, relating to the London and Port Stanley Railway: The by-law was authorizing the Council to raise the sum of 20,000 pounds and interest payable within thirty years, to be applied in taking stock in the London and Port Stanley Railway Company. Passed 21st March, 1854 (photocopy).
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Elgin (Ont.: County)
Subject Access
Railways

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

Information regarding John James Porter, killed in a train crash on the London and Port Stanley Railway

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives164635
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
graphic material
Date Range
1998
Storage Location
W1 B4 F14
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
W1 B4 F14
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
W1 B4 F14
GMD
textual records
graphic material
Date Range
1998
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Personal records and memberships series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
1 photograph : sep ; 9 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence addressed to Ken Verrell from Sheila Heasman, whose relative was John James Porter. Porter was killed in a train accident on the London and Port Stanley Railway and Heasman wrote Verrell to share more information about her relative. Included with the letter is a photographic print of Porter and copies of newspaper articles covering the crash. Written on the reverse of the photgraph is the following text handwritten in ink: "On reverse of original - Frank Cooper, Photographer, Richmond St., London, Ont / John James Porter, b. 26th April 1845. Killed in 'horrendous' train crash on the London & Port Stanley Railway on 12th July 1883."
Name Access
Verrell, Ken (1926-2016)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway material and ephemera

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives191166
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1937-2005
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh4 B7 F1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh4 B7 F1
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1937-2005
Series
Don Cosens Collection - Reference files series
Physical Description
0.2 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File maintained by Don Cosens for reference and research purposes. Includes blank letterhead for the London and Port Stanley Railway, a time table and tickets from the last day of passenger service on February 19, 1957, a ticket booklet issued to Francis Hume, a sign originally posted in a passenger car, and newspaper articles regarding the history of the London and Port Stanley Railway.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway

Invitation to the London and Port Stanley Railway picnic and First Ride on the Railway

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives44305
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
McKay family/ Kenneth Weir McKay fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1856
Accession Number
2008-28
Storage Location
C13 Sh1 B3 F3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
McKay family/ Kenneth Weir McKay fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-28
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C13 Sh1 B3 F3
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1856
Series
McKay family/ Kenneth Weir McKay fonds- William McKay series
Scope and Content
Invitation to William McKay and wife to attend and make contributions toward the London and Port Stanley Railway picnic and First Ride on the Railway, to be held July 5, 1856.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
McKay (family)

Plan of Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives105
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
London and Port Stanley Railway Company fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
January 5, 1852
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T8
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
London and Port Stanley Railway Company fonds
Creator
London and Port Stanley Railway Company
Description Level
Item
Item Number
MAP 62
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T8
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
January 5, 1852
Series
Elgin County Map Collection
Physical Description
1 map : col., waxed linen.
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
"Plan of Port Stanly" [map]. Signed: W.L. Hale.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Port Stanley (Ont.)

Videocassette - "Memories of the L&PS"

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives167522
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1997
Storage Location
W1 4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Creator
Elgin County Railway Museum
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
W1 4
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1997
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Audio-Visual series
Physical Description
1 videocassette : col : 50 min
History / Biographical
Viedocassette titled "Memories of the L&PS", featuring a brief photo shitroy, original colour movies and slides from the 1950s, and the London and Port Stanley Railway Moto Coach # 8 reinauguration at Halton County Radial Railway.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

BX Tower in St. Thomas, Ontario

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives160944
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1990s
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F2 13
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F2
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F2 13
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1990s
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : col ; 10 x 15 cm
History / Biographical
The Canada Southern Railway constructed a route from Buffalo to Detroit, through St. Thomas, in 1872. By that time, the London and Port Stanley Railway had been operating in the area for over 15 years, so it was the respondibility of the Canda Southern Railway to protect the diamond where they crossed the London and Port Stanley Railway tracks. For this they built a mechanically interlocked system of signals and switches which were controlled from the BX Tower, located a few hundred feet east of the London and Port Stanley tracks. Levers in the tower allowed the operator to remotely operate switches and signals via a system of control rods that snaked along the ground near the tower.
Scope and Content
BX Tower on Moore Street in St. Thomas, Ontario. This tower served as the interlocking tower for the London and Port Stanley Railway and the Michigan Central Railroad, as well as their subsidiaries and successors.
Name Access
Railways
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
Railways
Transportation
Train stations
Images

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