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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

London and Port Stanley Railway fonds

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives73
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
London and Port Stanley Railway Company fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
cartographic material
technical drawings
architectural drawings
textual records
Date Range
1893-1955
Accession Number
2002-20
2007-04
2007-11
Storage Location
W3
M11-12
C1 Sh5 T6-10
R3 S5 Sh5 B1 F28-29
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
London and Port Stanley Railway Company fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Accession Number
2002-20
2007-04
2007-11
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
W3
M11-12
C1 Sh5 T6-10
R3 S5 Sh5 B1 F28-29
GMD
cartographic material
technical drawings
architectural drawings
textual records
Date Range
1893-1955
Physical Description
19 technical drawings
16 maps
15 architectural drawings
0.5 cm of textual records
History / Biographical
The London and Port Stanley Railway Company (L&PSR) was incorporated by a group of prominent London, Ontario citizens in May 1853. It commenced operations in September 1856. Initially, the railway line proved successful as it generated enough business in Port Stanley, Ontario to result in the construction of a port and other facilities that were regularly visited by American shipping lines. During the summer, the L&PSR became a popular route for city dwellers looking to escape from the heat to the beaches of Lake Erie. Passenger traffic plummeted following the Second World War after reaching a peak of 1.1 million in 1943. The end of gas rationing and more use of the automobile caused the end of passenger service on February 1, 1957. Effective January 1, 1966, the line became part of the Canadian National Railways (CNR). The City of London had traded the line to CNR in exchange for property elsewhere in the municipality.
Custodial History
Donated to London Room likely by the estate of Stanley Shantz of London or was purchased at auction from the estate. Transferred to ECA by London Room.
Scope and Content
Waxed linen drawings of car barns, track switches, car dimensions, power readings and bridge profiles of the London and Port Stanley Railway Company.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

London and Port Stanley Railway tariffs

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives163857
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1915-1965
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh1 B8 F2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh1 B8 F2
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh1 B8 F2
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1915-1965
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - London and Port Stanley Railway records series
Physical Description
1.0 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains tariff notices issued by the London and Port Stanley Railway, 1915-1965.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

London & Port Stanley Railway locomotive

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives158953
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940s
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B2 F1 5
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 5
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940s
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 9 x 12.5 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of London & Port Stanley Railway Locomotive L2. The locomotive was built by General Electric (GE) in 1915.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Railways
Subject Access
Railways
Transportation
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway Passenger Train

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153840
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 3
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 3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1940
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 passenger train, including car 8, travelling south from the L & PS main Port Stanley station on September 1, 1940. Note the residences on the hillside behind the station, some of which remain in existence in 2016. View is looking northwest.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway Passenger Train

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153858
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 5
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 5
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940
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 passenger train, including car 8, travelling south from the L & PS main Port Stanley station, ca. 1940. View is looking northeast.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway miscellaneous correspondence

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives163848
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917-1965
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh1 B7 F9
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh1 B7 F9
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh1 B7 F9
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917-1965
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - London and Port Stanley Railway records series
Physical Description
0.8 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains miscellaneous correspondence received or sent by the London and Port Stanley Railway, 1917-1965.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

London and Port Stanley Railway financial reports

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives163862
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1935-1966
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh1 B8 F6
M23 56 (oversized)
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh1 B8 F6
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh1 B8 F6
M23 56 (oversized)
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1935-1966
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - London and Port Stanley Railway records series
Physical Description
0.5 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains miscellaneous financial reports for the London and Port Stanley Railway including the following items:
-Report of Debentures Issued, circa 1943.
-Summary of Gross Earning and Operating Expenses for the Year ending December 31, 1929.
-MCRR Freight Haulage with revenue for the years 1919-1935.
-Statement of Operating Revenues and Expenses, 1930-1934, inclusive.
-Correspondence from the London and Port Stanley Railway Accounting Department addressed to T.R. Robertson, Traffic Manager, regarding a 1966 balance sheet. Oversized item located in M23 56: Estimated contribution of Passenger Service to Total Net Income, July 1, 1940 to June 30, 1950.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

London and Port Stanley Railway passenger timetables

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives163865
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1931-1956
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh1 B8 F9
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh1 B8 F9
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh1 B8 F9
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1931-1956
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - London and Port Stanley Railway records series
Physical Description
0.3 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains London and Port Stanley Railway passenger timetables, 1931 to 1956.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

London and Port Stanley Railway employee timetables

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives163866
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1938-1956
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh1 B8 F10 R4 S5 Sh4 B1 F9 (oversized)
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh1 B8 F10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh1 B8 F10 R4 S5 Sh4 B1 F9 (oversized)
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1938-1956
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - London and Port Stanley Railway records series
Physical Description
0.3 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains London and Port Stanley Railway employee timetables, 1938 to 1956.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

London and Port Stanley Railway miscellaneous ephemera

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives163867
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
[ca. 1920-1956]
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh1 B8 F11
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh1 B8 F11
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh1 B8 F11
GMD
textual records
Date Range
[ca. 1920-1956]
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - London and Port Stanley Railway records series
Physical Description
0.3 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains miscellaneous ephemera from the London and Port Stanley Railway includes ticket stubs, baggage tags and a business card.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

London and Port Stanley Railway employee handbooks

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1918-1943
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh1 B8 F12
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh1 B8 F12
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh1 B8 F12
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1918-1943
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - London and Port Stanley Railway records series
Physical Description
2 volumes
1 booklet
Scope and Content
File contains internal publications created by the London and Port Stanley Railway, issued to its employees including the following:
-Consolidated Bulletin No. 5, containing rules and instructions for London and Port Stanley Railway employees. Includes Boks No. 95, 119, 143 and 217.
-Rules and Regulations for the Government Employees of London and Port Stanley Railway, approved by the Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada under Order 26992, February 16, 1918.
-The Second Edition of Rules and Regulations for the Government Employees of London and Port Stanley Railway, approved by the Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada under Order 26992. Effective September 15, 1943
-Rules and Regulations for the Government of Employees of the London and Port Stanley Railway, Rule Book No. 1399, second edition (circa 1943).
-Schedule of Rules Governing the Working Conditions and The Rates of Pay of all Employees of the London and Port Stanley Railway,/i>, effective May 1, 1941.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

London and Port Stanley Railway Boxcar in London, Ontario

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives162129
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1948
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B2 F1 40
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 40
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1948
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
London and Port Stanley Railway boxcar, pictured in London, Ontario, in circa 1948.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Railways
Subject Access
Railways
Transportation
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway Boxcars in London, Ontario

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives162130
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
October 1942
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B2 F1 41
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 41
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
October 1942
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
London and Port Stanley Railway boxcars, pictured in London, Ontario, in October 1942.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Railways
London (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Transportation
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway locomotive in London, Ontario

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives159010
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1943
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B2 F1 37
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 37
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1943
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 20.5 x 25.5cm
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph of London and Port Stanley Railway Locomotive L3 in London, Ontario in 1943.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Railways
London (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Transportation
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway Trailer with Lumber

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives162143
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940s
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B2 F1 49
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 49
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940s
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
London and Port Stanley Railway flat trailer (No. 202) loaded with lumber, pictured in London, Ontario.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Railways
London (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Transportation
Images

London & Port Stanley Railway Passenger Train

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives158955
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940s
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B2 F1 2
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 2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940s
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 9 x 12.5cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of a London & Port Stanley Railway passenger motor car No. 3. The motor car was built by the Preston Car Company in 1915.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Railways
Subject Access
Railways
Transportation
Images

London & Port Stanley Railway Passenger Train

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives158957
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940s
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B2 F1 3
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 3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940s
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 9 x 12.5cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of London & Port Stanley Railway passenger car No. 19. This passenger car was a former steam railroad coach and was later rebuilt in the 1920s to include a Multi-Unit train control system.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Railways
Subject Access
Railways
Transportation
Images

London & Port Stanley Railway passenger train

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives158966
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940s
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B2 F1 1
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 1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940s
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 9 x 12.5cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph featuring a London & Port Stanley Railway passenger train with motor car No. 14, which was built in 1917 by the Jewett Car Company.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Railways
Subject Access
Railways
Transportation
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway Locomotive L1

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives158967
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940s
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B2 F1 6
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B2 F1 6
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940s
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 9 x 12.5cm
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph of London and Port Stanley Railway Locomotive L1, which was built by General Electric (GE) in March 1915. It is now being preserved by the Elgin County Railway Museum in St. Thomas, Ontario.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Railways
Subject Access
Railways
Transportation
Images

20 records – page 1 of 1.