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Correspondence regarding a proposed agreement for the Michigan Central Railroad to consolidate with the London and Port Stanley Railway

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives162731
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1929-1932
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F2
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F2
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1929-1932
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
6.0 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains internal correspondence regarding a possible strategy for the Michigan Central Railroad to consolidate its operations with the London and Port Stanley Railway. Many letters include attached newspaper articles about the London and Port Stanley Railway, as well as reports that analyze the London and Port Stanley Railway's business operations. Includes a report outlining the history of the London and Port Stanley Railway, as well as statements from 1929 outlining their operating expenses and earnings, assets and liabilities, and an auditor's report. This is contrasted with a comparative report on the Michigan Central Railroad.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Correspondence
Railways

Correspondence regarding operations of the London and Port Stanley Railway

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives162733
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1936-1957
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F3
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F3
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1936-1957
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
5.0 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains internal correspondence between Michigan Central Railroad staff regarding the operations of the London and Port Stanley Railway, in the context of analyzing if it would be advantageous for the Michigan Central Railroad to purchase the London and Port Stanley Railway. Correspondence also includes discussion of issues arising with the Michigan Central Railroad's business in London, where the company had joint agreements with the London and Port Stanley Railway. File also includes reports and newspaper articles regarding the London and Port Stanley's business and services, including when the London and Port Stanley Railway ceased passenger service. These items are often attached to associated correspondence.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Correspondence
Railways

Correspondence and By-Law regarding the Smith Drain in Yarmouth Township

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives163484
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1931-1939
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F23
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F23
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F23
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1931-1939
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains a memo outlining the history of the Smith Drain in the context of the construction of the First Avenue subway, which involved a change of outlet for drain. The memo discusses its history beginning in 1905 and highlights relevant sections from various correspondence written between 1905-1910. Also contains correspondence dated March 1939 regarding who is responsible for the maintenance of the Smith Drain; provides a brief history of the drain and its diversion and maintenance throughout the years. File also contains a copy of Yarmouth Township By-Law No. 2384, likely used as reference.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
First Avenue
Smith Drain
Subject Access
Correspondence
Railways
Related Material
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F17