Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Scope and Content
A plan, created by the Office of the Division Engineer, Michigan Central Railroad (Canada Division), St. Thomas, Ontario, dated February 1937 (Revised January 1938 and July 1941). Plan shows rail bolted crossing of Michigan Central Railroad tracks and London and Port Stanley Railway tracks in St. Thomas, Ontario, with specifications.
A postcard featuring a colour photograph of New York Central Railroad Locomotive No. 1707 leading a triple-header freight train in St. Thomas, Ontario. It is pictured while en route from Buffalo to Detroit, stopped for the London and Port Stanley electric line in September 1957.
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).
One black and white composite photograph of the overhead construction on the London & Port Stanley Railway. Images identified by number: 1. Trolly gaurd type street railway crossing, Horton Street, London; 2. Overhead cross-span construction, London yards near Colborne street; 3. Main line overhead construction showing method of dead-ending in siding; 4. Main line curve overhead construction near Port Stanley; 5. Interlocked cut-out switch type street railway crossing, Ottaway avenue, London.
Included in The London and Port Stanley Railway Annual Reports for years ending June 30th 1916-1917-1918-1919.
St. Thomas Public Library Collection- A Pictorial History of St. Thomas, Volume Two series
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.5 x 17 cm
History / Biographical
The London and Port Stanley Railway Line was built from London to St. Thomas to Port Stanley in 1856. It was an electric railway. It's last run was on December 11, 1965.
Scope and Content
The passenger platform at the new London & Port Stanley Station in St. Thomas. Some constructions materials next to the station indicated this photograph might have been taken shortly after the station was built in 1920.
Black and white photograph showing Wabash Railroad steam locomotive 1680 and trailing coal car and box cars, travelling across the London and Port Stanley Railway's Kettle Creek Bridge north of St. Thomas, April 10, 1942.