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Correspondence regarding the Griffin Coal and Ice Company

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives162679
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1910-1921
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F1
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F1
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1910-1921
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.5 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence relating to the Griffin Coal and Ice Company Ltd. obtaining rights to harvest ice on Pinafore Lake. File also includes a copy of an agreement between the Michigan Central Railroad and Frank Griffin, dated 1910, which is referred to in the correspondence.
Name Access
Griffin, Frank M.
Griffin Coal and Ice Company Ltd.
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Pinafore Lake
Subject Access
Correspondence

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 regarding Michigan Central Railroad business with F.M. Griffin

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives167353
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1904-1911
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F25
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F24
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F25
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1904-1911
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.3 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence, filed internally as File No. 1521, regarding Michigan Central Railroad's business dealings and lease with F.M. Griffin.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Griffin Coal and Ice Company Ltd.
Griffin, Frank M.
Subject Access
Correspondence
Railways