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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

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

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153923
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

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 Bridge

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives13335
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

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

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

New York Central Railway Freight Train, Belmont

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154130
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1962
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 183
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 183
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1962
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing a New York Central Railway freight train travelling west across a stone arch bridge across Catfish Creek just east of Highway 74 near Belmont in August, 1962.
Name Access
Belmont (Ont.)
New York Central Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Images

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