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London and Port Stanley Bridge

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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
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
graphic material
objects
Date Range
[190?]-1909
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1
GMD
graphic material
objects
Date Range
[190?]-1909
Physical Description
263 photographs : b&w and col.
1 photograph album cover : 28 x 36.5 cm
History / Biographical
Calvin Winslow Ellis was born April 2, 1877 in Aylmer, Ontario, the son of Isaac Newton Ellis, a carriage maker, and Alma Jane (Calvert) Ellis. Ellis moved to St. Thomas, Ontario c. 1902. In 1906 he worked as an automobile agent. From c. 1913 to 1916 Ellis worked as operator and projectionist at the Star Theatre, 467 Talbot Street, St. Thomas. From c. 1918 until his death in 1935, Ellis worked as an electrical contractor (briefly partnering with Harry W. Beck in business as Ellis & Beck, Electrical Contractors, 12 Metcalfe Street, St. Thomas, c. 1920), electrician and (from c. 1927) proprietor of an electrical repair business at 1 White St., St. Thomas. He married Louise B. Ellis c. 1927. Ellis died February 6, 1935 and was buried in Aylmer Cemetery.
Custodial History
Part of the collection of the Elgin County Pioneer Museum, under accession number B.d.2 Transferred to the Archives from the Elgin County Museum in March, 2007.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of photographs taken and/or collected by Calvin Winslow Ellis, St Thomas, Ontario, perhaps in his capacity as a member of the St. Thomas Camera Club. Fonds includes portraits and other images of Ellis' friends and family; landscape photographs showing various picturesque locations, primarily in Elgin County but also in the vicinity of Niagara Falls, Elora, Delhi and Elmira, Ontario; numerous images of civic buildings, public infrastructure, businesses, bridges, streets and private residences in and around St. Thomas, Ontario; several images documenting the property and activities of various railway companies, including the London and Port Stanley Railway Company, the Michigan Central Railway and the Pere Marquette Railway; several images featuring early automobiles; and numerous images showing various locations in and around Port Stanley, Ontario, including the village itself, its harbour, its rail yards, summer cottages, the waterfront, Orchard Beach and Hill Crest.
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Port Stanley (Ont.)
St. Thomas Camera Club
London and Port Stanley Railway
London and Port Stanley Toll Road
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Pere Marquette Railway
Subject Access
Photography
Automobiles
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Business and Industry
Railways

St. Thomas Times-Journal - 1967 Centennial Edition

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
1980
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh6 B1 F8
  53 images     10 documents  
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh6 B1 F8
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
1980
Publication
R4 S6 Sh6 B1 F8i was posted on Facebook and Instagram : March 25, 2021.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.6 x 8.8 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 24.1 x 19 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.8 x 13.7 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.8 x 13.8 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.8 x 13.5 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 19.3 x 24.5 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 23.7 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 14.7 x 20.2 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 14.6 x 20.4 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.8 x 20.5 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 14.6 x 20.3 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 15.3 x 20.4 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 14.7 x 20.4 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 15.3 x 20.3 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 19.6 x 24.8 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 19.3 x 24.8 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.7 x 8.2 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 15.4 x 10.2 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.1 x 12.5 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.6 x 10.2 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.4 x 13.3 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.9 x 13.3 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.4 x 18.1 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.9 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.4 x 13.1 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.2 x 13.2 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 13 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.5 x 9.1 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.8 x 13.4 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.7 x 9.1 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.3 x 13.3 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.5 x 13.5 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.8 x 18 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 13.3 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13.3 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 15.3 x 9.2 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.3 x 24.6 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.7 x 18.8 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.3 x 24.3 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.7 x 13.7 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.4 x 16.7 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.7 x 23.8 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.8 x 18.8 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 18.7 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.5 x 15 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.9 x 11.1 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.7 x 17.9 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 24.2 x 18.3 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.9 x 17.9 cm
10 p. textual records
Scope and Content
One black and white post card of Edgar Sonuck (?), left wing for the international city league Detroit Michigan Fairview Recreation Hockey Team, 1923-1924. Possibly used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8a)
One black and white photograph of Davey Hardware Store at Talbot and Southwick Streets ca. 1928, used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8b)
One black and white photograph of Wellington Street looking west from a point west of Princess Avenue ca. 1928, used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30,1967. (8c)
One black and white photograph of Rosebery Place looking west ca. 1928-1930, used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30 ,1967. (8d)
One black and white photograph of an unidentified street ca. 1928 used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8e)
One black and white photograph of the Gilbert and Dowler residences on Margaret Street ca. 1929 used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8f)
One black and white photograph of a downtown building ca. 1929 used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8g)
One black and white photograph of the M.C.R. Bridge, St. Thomas, from Fingal Road hill, 1930, used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8h)
One black and white photograph of St. Thomas, south, from the top of the Fire Hall with Centre Street Baptist Church in the right foreground, 1930, used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8i)
One black and white photograph of the residences of H.C. Thomas and F.A. Bell on Prince Albert Street ca, 1930, used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8j)
One black and white photograph of St. Thomas looking east from the Wilson Avenue bridge, 1935, used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30 ,1967. (8k)
One black and white photograph of the Kettle Creek Valley, 1935, used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8l)
One black and white photograph of the M.C.R. Bridge in St. Thomas, 1935, used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8m)
One black and white photograph of King's Bridge in St. Thomas, 1935, used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8n)
One black and white photograph of the amphitheatre at Alma College, 1935, used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8o)
One black and white photograph looking west up New Sarum hill over bridges washed out in April 1937 flood, used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8p)
One black and white photograph of a highway west of St. Thomas at Payne's Mills, ca. 1937, used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8q)
One black and white photograph of Robert Willis, 1939, used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8r)
One black and white photograph of an old coal dock for New York Central, used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published August 10, 1957 and possibly later in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8s)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published October 10, 1959, with caption:
"The Roxy Theatre as it appears today, after 10 years of operation." (8t)
"An architect's conception of the building after conversion to offices has been made." (8u)
One black and white photograph of a prize team of horses owned by McKillop and Sons of West Lorne, driven by John Roach and Archie Gillies, used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30 ,1967. (8v)
One black and white photograph of the second Bessemer used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967, with caption:
"The second Bessemer - The name Bessemer has long been associated with the coal industry in Port Stanley and tragedy struck the lakeside community when the second ship by that name went down in 1909." (8w)
One black and white photograph of the Batt Hotel in Port Stanley used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967, with caption:
"Leading hostelry - The Batt Hotel at Port Stanley was a busy spot in bygone days. Built in 1870, it afforded haven to many lakeside visitors as well as commercial travellers." (8x)
One black and white photograph of the Empire Flour Mills used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30 ,1967, with caption:
"Familiar sight - The Empire Flour Mills on Southwick Street, where the Bell Telephone Building now stands, was a familiar place of business and a leading industry for many years. This sketch of it is taken from a letterhead used by the company." (8y)
One black and white photograph of a drugstore used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967, with caption:
"Then - Drugstores sold drugs - Unlike today when a variety of products can be purchased in a drugstore, at the turn of the century drugs of all types were practically the only wares available from the man behind the counter." (8z)
One black and white photograph used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967, with caption:
"Scene from Hill Crest - This picture shows Port Stanley as it was during the days when the Grand Truck Railway had it as its southern terminal." (8a2)
"When tolls were paid - Gates erected at regular intervals along the roads of Elgin County meant tolls must be charged. This ancient bill was posted to inform travellers along the Selbourne Road (now the Union Road) just what the charges were." (8b2)
One black and white photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Asa Burr Bradley of the Aylmer district used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8c2)
"For learning and drilling - St. Thomas Separate School, at the time of the Fenian Raids, provided a vantage point, not only for learning the three R's, but for drilling in military precision as well. A group of volunteers stand in military precision, muskets on shoulders, as they prepare to defend their homes and community. This was the only separate school in St. Thomas in those early days. A different picture, however, is presented today, for three modern schools, Holy Angels', St. Raphael's and St. Michael's serve the needs of the city[']s Catholic school children, while auxiliary class rooms at St. Gabriel[']s will soon be replaced by a new multi-roomed school. This school is in the fast-growing area east of First Avenue on Elm Street." (8d2)
"Latest in footwear - This advertisement, taken from the Elgin Sun weekly newspaper, Thursday, October 8, 1914, offers the latest in ladies' shoes from $3.25 to $4.50. Other prices in the issue are nine to fifteen cents for a yard of fancy-striped flannelettes, and Ford cars from $540 to $840." (8e2)
"Balaclava Street School - Built in 1898, this twelve-roomed red brick building still serves many of the children residing in the northeast section of St. Thomas." (8f2)
One black and white photograph used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30,1967, with caption:
"View of a bridge - Taken from the top of the hill leading to Fingal, this picture affords an excellent view of the old Michigan Central (now New York Central) bridge, and the west Talbot area. The Kettle Creek bridge, which was replaced a few years ago, and which spans Talbot Road West, is seen near the centre of the photo." (8g2)
"American express - Train No. 31, which set the enviable record of running 118 miles in 118 minutes, ran over the MCRR Canadian Division from Buffalo to Detroit, for several years at the beginning of the century. In 1905, the engine number was changed from 434 to 8123, and it was sent to Detroit for service on the U.S. Division. It is pictured as it rounds the curve on Porter Avenue, Buffalo, doing 25 miles per hour." (8h2)
One black and white photograph of an unidentified location used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8i2)
One black and white photograph of Erie Rest in Port Stanley used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8j2)
One black and white photograph of "prominent men" in Dunwich Township (?) used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8k2)
One black and white photograph of Talbot Street, featuring St. Thomas Metal Signs Ltd. and the Sutherland Press Building (?) in the background, used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8l2)
One black and white photograph of unidentified soldiers used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8m2)
One black and white photograph of unidentified soldiers used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8n2)
One black and white photograph of Talbot Street from an aerial viewpoint used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8o2)
One black and white photograph of Talbot Street from an aerial viewpoint used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8p2)
One black and white photograph of Alma College used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8q2)
One black and white photograph of a blood donor clinic used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8r2)
One black and white photograph of unidentified soldiers used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8s2)
One black and white photograph of Fingal airmen used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8t2)
One black and white photograph of a St. Thomas train yard used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967. (8u2)
One black and white photograph of Talbot Street used in the 1967 Centennial Edition published June 30, 1967 (?). (8v2)
One black and white cabinet card featuring the Wabash Express. (8w2)
One black and white cabinet card featuring Collegiate Institute in St. Thomas. (8x2)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published April 15, 1968, with caption:
"League champions - Calco, champions of the St. Thomas Dart League were presented with their trophy Saturday at awards night at the Canadian Legion Hall on John Street. Team members are, left to right: Charlie Donaldson, John Arundel, Keith Dowell, Al Dowell, (captain), Al Hepburn, and Ab Jones." (8y2)
One black and white photograph of Vicki and Michael Tolmie of Orchard Beach in Port Stanley, canoeing, used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published May 5, 1972. (8z2)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published November 3, 1980, with caption:
"Oil consumption - John Shelley, left, and John Karn test the meters on one of five trucks used by Dowler-Karn Ltd. The company distributes over one million gallons of oil for fuel consumptin in Elgin County. The oil comes by pipeline from Sarnia to London, and is distributed from London to St. Thomas and area by truck. The vehicle picutred holds 4,000 gallons of oil." (8a3)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, October 10, 1959, "Roxy Theatre To Become Office Building". (R4_S6_Sh6_B1_F8a)
Photocopy of clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, June 30, 1967, "For learning and drilling". (R4_S6_Sh6_B1_F8b)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, June 30, 1967, "Latest in footwear". (R4_S6_Sh6_B1_F8c)
Photocopy of clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, June 30, 1967, "View of a bridge". (R4_S6_Sh6_B1_F8d)
Photocopy of clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, June 30, 1967, "American express". (R4_S6_Sh6_B1_F8e)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, April 15, 1968, "League champions". (R4_S6_Sh6_B1_F8f)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, April 18, 1970, "Scene of 1918 streetcar flip-over". (R4_S6_Sh6_B1_F8g)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, August 13, 1970, "Bank robbery money recovered by police". (R4_S6_Sh6_B1_F8h)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, April 22, 1972, "Fashions of the year 1883 are evident in this picture of George T. Claris' private banking house and C.H. Hepinstall's jewelry store at the south-east corner of Talbot and Metcalfe Streets". (R4_S6_Sh6_B1_F8i)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, November 3, 1980, "Oil consumption". (R4_S6_Sh6_B1_F8j)
Record also includes the complete 1967 Centennial Edition of the St. Thomas Times-Journal (unscanned).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Talbot Street
Southwick Street
Business and Industry; St. Thomas
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Railways
Wabash Bridge
Wabash Railroad
King's Bridge
Wellington Street
Princess Avenue
Amphitheatre, Alma College
Alma College
Alma College Amphitheatre
New Sarum (Ont.)
Payne's Mills (Ont.)
Willis (family)
New York Central Railroad
New York Central Railroad Bridge
Roxy Theatre
McKillop Family
Empire Flour Mills Ltd.
Grand Trunk Railway
Grand Trunk Railway of Canada
First Avenue
Elm Street
Balaclava Street Public School
Kettle Creek
Kettle Creek Bridge
Kettle Creek Valley
Dunwich (Ont. : Township)
St. Thomas Metal Signs
St. Thomas Metal Signs Limited
Sutherland Press Ltd.
Fingal (Ont.)
Metcalfe Street
Subject Access
Newspapers
Streets
Railways
Business and Industry
Alma College
Amphitheatre
Architects
Theatre
Schools
Soldiers
Aerial Photographs
Advertising
Fashion
Sports and Recreation
Aviation
Beaches
Bessemer
Buildings
Crime
Floods
Historic Sites
Hockey
Marine Disasters
Mills
Oil Exploration
Pharmacists
Religion
Transportation
Hotels
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Images
Documents

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Wabash Railroad Train and Bridge, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153984
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1942
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 95
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 95
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1942
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
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.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Wabash Bridge
Wabash Railroad
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Images

Wabash Railroad Train and Bridge, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153985
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1942
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 96
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 96
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1942
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing Wabash Railroad steam locomotive 1680 and trailing coal car and box cars, travelling across the Wabash Railroad Bridge across the London and Port Stanley Railway's Kettle Creek Bridge north of St. Thomas, April 10, 1942.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Wabash Bridge
Wabash Railroad
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Images

Wabash Railroad Train and Bridge, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153986
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 97
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 97
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1940
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Two copies of a black and white photograph showing a Wabash Railroad steam locomotive and trailing coal car and box cars, travelling across the Wabash Railroad Bridge across the London and Port Stanley Railway's Kettle Creek Bridge north of St. Thomas, November, 1940.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Wabash Bridge
Wabash Railroad
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Images

Wabash Railroad Train and Bridge, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153987
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 98
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 98
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 Wabash Railroad steam locomotive and trailing coal car and box cars, travelling across the Wabash Railroad Bridge across the London and Port Stanley Railway's Kettle Creek Bridge north of St. Thomas, ca. 1940.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Wabash Bridge
Wabash Railroad
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway, Kettle Creek Bridge

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154008
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1967
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 117
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 117
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1967
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the London and Port Stanley Railway, Kettle Creek Bridge north of St. Thomas, with the South Pond Mills Bridge visible in the background. Published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal, April 6, 1967, with caption: "Reinforce Centre Section - Canadian National Railways workmen prepare the centre section of the CNR-L&PS viaduct in the north portion of St. Thomas for this weekend's installment of two new 'legs' which support the bridge over Kettle Creek. The legs, weighing an estimated 10 tons each, will be lowered into position by two giant cranes, one on each side of the centre span. 'Helping' the workmen on their lofty 100-foot-plus perch is a wild raccoon which was detrmined to rem ain underfoot."
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Kettle Creek Bridge
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Images

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

Flooding, Waterworks Park, St. Thomas

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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 55
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 55
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 flooding at the Waterworks Park, St. Thomas pumphouse, ca. 1920. The London and Port Stanley Railway bridge adjacent to the park is visible in the background.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Street Railway
London and Port Stanley Railway
Waterworks Park
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Parks
Images

Flooding, Waterworks Park, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153924
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 56
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 56
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1920
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Two copies of a black and white photograph showing flooding at the Waterworks Park, St. Thomas pumphouse, ca. 1920 from an elevated perspective. The London and Port Stanley Railway bridge adjacent to the park is visible in the background.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Street Railway
London and Port Stanley Railway
Waterworks Park
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Parks
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 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

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