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Port Stanley Terminal Rail Station, Port Stanley, 1985

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elda Mae Patterson fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1985
Accession Number
2003-18
Storage Location
R6 S6 Sh5 B1 F19
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elda Mae Patterson fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2003-18
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R6 S6 Sh5 B1 F19
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1985
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
Colour postcard photograph showing the Port Stanley Terminal Rail station, Port Stanley, September 1,1985. This is the former London & Port Stanley Railway Bridge Street (Main) Depot building. Text on verso of postcard: "In 1983, Port Stanley Terminal Rail Inc. purchased the [former L & PS] tracks from Port Stanley to St. Thomas and started operating excursion trains over a portion of the original L&PS Ry. Today, the station serves as a ticket office, gift shop and museum."
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Port Stanley Terminal Rail
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
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

Port Stanley, 1 July 1909

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives13398
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1909
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F44
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 F44
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1909
Publication
Published in "Harvest of Memories: Elgin's History Through a Photographer's Lens-Volume II" on page 113.
Published on the Archives' flickr site: http://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/4329719037/in/set-72157623225360465/.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, sepia toned ; 19 x 24 cm on sheet 19.5 x 22.5 cm
Physical Condition
Damaged by fraying, tape, glue - requires treatment by conservator.
Scope and Content
Photograph showing the waterfront at Port Stanley, Ontario on Dominion Day, July 1, 1909. Attributed to the James H. Hopkins photographic studio, St. Thomas, Ontario. Includes several men, women and children riding in the pleasure boat "Rambler"; part of a pier; the Stanley Beach Casino; and several women riding in a ferris wheel. Mounted on cardboard. The Stanley Beach Casino opened on July 1, 1909. Later purchased by St. Thomas photographer James H. Hopkins and operated as Hopkins Casino. Destroyed by fire in April, 1932.
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Hopkins Studio
Stanley Beach Casino
Hopkins Casino
Hopkins, James H.
Port Stanley Beach
Subject Access
Photography
Business and Industry
Sports and Recreation
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