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Postcard - Centre Street Baptist Church, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives114269
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca.1915
Accession Number
2013-05
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B5 F8
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
P 392
Accession Number
2013-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B5 F8
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca.1915
Physical Description
1 postcard : b&w ; 14 x 9 cm
Scan Resolution
300 d.p.i.
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard showing Centre Street Baptist Church, St. Thomas, ca. 1910s. View is looking south on Southwick Street from opposite the Southwick Street fire hall. The London & Port Stanley Railway crossing at the intersection of Centre and Southwick Streets is also in view.
Name Access
Centre Street Baptist Church
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Churches
Images

Departure of First Contingent from London & Port Stanley Railway Station, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives114667
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh2 B4 F14
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
G-27
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh2 B4 F14
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Departure of the First Contingent from the London & Port Stanley Railway Station, St. Thomas, August 22, 1914. View is looking south from just north of Kains Street. Reproduced from a St. Thomas Times-Journal article. This is a copy reproduced from the June 29, 1927 "Confederation Issue" of the St. Thomas Times-Journal, p. 22. The caption reads: "When the First Contingent Marched Away - Scene at the old London & Port Stanley depot in Kains street, St. Thomas, as the first hundred men, raised in Elgin county just after the outbreak of the Great War, left the city for London, where they joined other units of the First Battalion and went overseas in the greatest armada that ever left Canada's shores." The Elgin Handles plant is visible to the east (left) of the station. File includes:
glass-plate negative
glass lantern slide
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
1st Battalion
Elgin Handles Limited
Subject Access
First World War
Soldiers
Military
Railways
Images

Picnic Grounds, Fraser House, Steps to the Beach and photograph studio of Fred Loftus

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives114851
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Port Stanley Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1916]
Storage Location
R2 S6 Sh1 B4 F2 72a
R2 S6 Sh1 B4 F2 72b
R2 S6 Sh1 B4 F2 72c
R2 S6 Sh1 B4 F2 72d
  4 images     1 website  
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Port Stanley Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R2 S6 Sh1 B4 F2 72a
R2 S6 Sh1 B4 F2 72b
R2 S6 Sh1 B4 F2 72c
R2 S6 Sh1 B4 F2 72d
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1916]
Series
Port Stanley Women's Institute fonds - Tweedsmuir History series
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photographs showing scenes of Port Stanley. (72a) shows the view of the picnic grounds on Fraser Heights; (72b) shows steps to the beach (1916), with the main beach area visible in the background, including what may be the partially constructed London and Port Stanley Railway Bath House; (72c) shows the Fraser House hotel (opened on May 24, 1871); and (72d) shows the photograph studio of Mr.Fred Loftus (1916). Included in Port Stanley Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History Book.
Name Access
Port Stanley Women's Institute
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
Port Stanley Beach
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Hotels
Railways
URL Notes
Link directs to the source information for this image, from the Tweedsmuir book.
Images
Websites / Street View
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Port Stanley Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1929
Storage Location
R2 S6 Sh1 B4 F2 150a
R2 S6 Sh1 B4 F2 150b
R2 S6 Sh1 B4 F2 150c
R2 S6 Sh1 B4 F2 150d
R2 S6 Sh1 B4 F2 150e
  5 images     1 website  
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Port Stanley Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R2 S6 Sh1 B4 F2 150a
R2 S6 Sh1 B4 F2 150b
R2 S6 Sh1 B4 F2 150c
R2 S6 Sh1 B4 F2 150d
R2 S6 Sh1 B4 F2 150e
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1929
Series
Port Stanley Women's Institute fonds - Tweedsmuir History series
Physical Description
5 photographs : b&w
Scope and Content
Five black and white photographs show scenes of flooding in Port Stanley. (150a) north of the bridge; (150b) north of the bridge; (150c) ice jam; (150d) boat jammed by ice agains bank of river; (150d) "Frank H. Stanley" in January 1929; London & Port Stanley Railway station is visible in the background. Included in Port Stanley Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History Book.
Name Access
Port Stanley Women's Institute
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
URL Notes
Link directs to the source information for this image, from the Tweedsmuir book.
Images
Websites / Street View

"London & Port Stanley Railway train stops at a passenger shelter in Union, April 20, 1952"

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives123826
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
c1985
Accession Number
2006-17
Storage Location
Box 92, File 53
R5 S4 Sh2 B1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2006-17
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 92, File 53
R5 S4 Sh2 B1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
c1985
Physical Description
1 postcard
Scope and Content
"London & Port Stanley Railway train stops at a passenger shelter in Union, April 20, 1952", ca. 1985. On the back of the postacard, it states: "A southbound London & Port Stanley train pauses at the small passenger shelter at Union, Ontario, on April 20, 1952. The three cars, Nos. 16, 23 and 8, were acquired from the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Co. in 1941 to handle extra wartime passenger service on the L7PS. Two of the cars are preserved at the Illinois Railway Museum. But the station survives in its original location, hosting passengers on the diesel-powered Port Stanley Terminal Rail, which operates the southern portion of the former L&PS. Port Stanley is on Lake Erie, about 50 km. south of London".
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Union (Ont.)
Images

"London & Port Stanley Railway car goes across Zavitts Pond viaduct, July 13, 1952"

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives123827
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
c1985
Accession Number
2006-17
Storage Location
Box 92, File 53
R5 S4 Sh2 B1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2006-17
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 92, File 53
R5 S4 Sh2 B1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
c1985
Physical Description
1 postcard
Scope and Content
"London & Port Stanley Railway car goes across Zavitts Pond viaduct, July 13, 1952", ca. 1985. On the back of the postcard, it states: "On July 13, 1952, London & Port Stanley Railway car 14 drifts across Zavitts Pond viaduct. Car 14 is now at the Canadian Railway Museum near Montreal, but the 226-foot long bridge, built in 1896, still rumbles to the sound of the diesel-powered excursion trains of Port Stanley Terminal Rail, which operates this portion of the former L&PS. Trains leave from Port Stanley, Ontario, on Lake Erie, about 50 km south of London".
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Images

"London & Port Stanley Bridge St. station, Feb. 17, 1957"

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives123828
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
c1985
Accession Number
2006-17
Storage Location
Box 92, File 53
R5 S4 Sh2 B1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2006-17
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 92, File 53
R5 S4 Sh2 B1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
c1985
Physical Description
1 postcard
Scope and Content
"London & Port Stanley Bridge St. station, Feb. 17, 1957", ca. 1985. On the back of the postcard, it states: "The platform of the London & Port Stanley's Bridge St. Station in Port Stanley is busy with excursion passengers on Feb. 17, 1957, as cars #14 and 8 form a special train from London. Both cars have since gone to museums, but the station continues to serve as a passenger terminal for thousands of annual tourists who ride the diesel-powered excursion trains of Port Stanley Terminal Rail each year. PSTR has operated the St. Thomas-Port Stanley section of the former L&PS since 1983. Port Stanley is located on Lake Erie, about 50 km. south of London".
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Images

"London & Port Stanley Railway excursion train, Feb. 17, 1957"

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives123829
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1985
Accession Number
2006-17
Storage Location
Box 92, File 53
R5 S4 Sh2 B1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2006-17
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 92, File 53
R5 S4 Sh2 B1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1985
Physical Description
1 postcard
Scope and Content
"London & Port Stanley Railway excursion train, Feb. 17, 1957", ca. 1985. On the back of the postcard, it states: "It's Feb. 17, 1957, as passengers on a special London & Port Stanley excursion train stop to inspect the small shelter at Yarmouth (Stop 14) north of St. Thomas. The shelter was known as a flagstop, with passengers raising the pole-mounted "flag" to signal approaching trains. It is still possible to travel over a portion of the L&PS, on the diesel-powered excursion trains of Port Stanley Terminal Rail. Port Stanley is located on Lake Erie, about 50 kn. south of London".
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Images

London & Port Stanley Railway- Standard L & PS Railway passenger train

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives123930
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Accession Number
2013-37
Storage Location
Box 152, File 20
R10 S3 Sh3 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Creator
Heritage Port, Port Stanley
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2013-37
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 152, File 20
R10 S3 Sh3 B2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Publication
Postcard is part of a set of ten postcards published ca. 2013 by Senton Incorporated. The images used are from the collection of Robert Weare.
Physical Description
1 postcard
Scope and Content
London & Port Stanley Railway- Standard L & PS Railway passenger train. Coaches on the No. 12 Type are 72 foot, all steel, 500 horsepower motor cars, equipped general passenger smoking and express baggage compartments. They are finished in inlaid mahogony and Pullman plush, and are electrically heated and ventilated.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Canada Southern Railway Station
Subject Access
Railways
Images

London & Port Stanley Railway- View of Stanley Beach, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives123931
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Accession Number
2013-37
Storage Location
Box 152, File 20
R10 S3 Sh3 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Creator
Heritage Port, Port Stanley
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2013-37
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 152, File 20
R10 S3 Sh3 B2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Publication
Postcard is part of a set of ten postcards published ca. 2013 by Senton Incorporated. The images used are from the collection of Robert Weare.
Physical Description
1 postcard
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Canada Southern Railway Station
Subject Access
Railways
Images

London & Port Stanley Railway- A southbound train pauses at the small passenger shelter at Union, Ontario, on April 20, 1952

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives123933
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
April 20, 1952
Accession Number
2013-37
Storage Location
Box 152, File 20
R10 S3 Sh3 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Creator
Heritage Port, Port Stanley
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2013-37
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 152, File 20
R10 S3 Sh3 B2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
April 20, 1952
Publication
Postcard is part of a set of ten postcards published ca. 2013 by Senton Incorporated. The images used are from the collection of Robert Weare.
Physical Description
1 postcard
Scope and Content
London & Port Stanley Railway- A southbound train pauses at the small passenger shelter at Union, Ontario, on April 20, 1952. The three cars, #16, 23 and 18 (Kuhlman, 1909, St. Louis, 1907) were acquired from the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Co. in 1941, with coach 21, part of a 4-set purchase, to handle extra wartime passenger service on the L. & PS Railway. Two of the cars are preserved at the Illinois Railway Museum. Car #23 is now part part of a house at 34 Alberta Street, Grand Bend. But the Station survives in its original location, hosting passengers on the diesel-powered Port Stanley Terminal Rail, which operates the southern portion of the former L & PS Railway. Port Stanley is located on Lake Erie, about 50 km. south of London, Ontario.
Name Access
Union (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

London & Port Stanley Railway- Motor car #14 built by Jewett Car Co. of Newark, Ohio and delivered in 1917 at the L & PS Ry, London, ON. Terminal

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives123934
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1955
Accession Number
2013-37
Storage Location
Box 152, File 20
R10 S3 Sh3 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Creator
Heritage Port, Port Stanley
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2013-37
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 152, File 20
R10 S3 Sh3 B2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1955
Publication
Postcard is part of a set of ten postcards published ca. 2013 by Senton Incorporated. The images used are from the collection of Robert Weare.
Physical Description
1 postcard
Scope and Content
London & Port Stanley Railway- Motor car #14 built by Jewett Car Co. of Newark, Ohio and delivered in 1917 at the L & PS Ry, London, ON. Terminal. This motor car was at the Canadian Railway Museum in St. Constant, Quebec before being donated to the St. Thomas-Elgin County Railway Museum with restoration in progress, ca. 1950s.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

London & Port Stanley Railway- Freight motor L1 leaves London's CN interchange with a few box cars on the short run south to St. Thomas, November 11, 1965

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives123935
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
November 11, 1965
Accession Number
2013-37
Storage Location
Box 152, File 20
R10 S3 Sh3 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Creator
Heritage Port, Port Stanley
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2013-37
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 152, File 20
R10 S3 Sh3 B2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
November 11, 1965
Publication
Postcard is part of a set of ten postcards published ca. 2013 by Senton Incorporated. The images used are from the collection of Robert Weare.
Physical Description
1 postcard
Scope and Content
London & Port Stanley Railway- Freight motor L1 leaves London's CN interchange with a few box cars on the short run south to St. Thomas, November 11, 1965. L1 was built by G.E. (Erie Works) in 1915 and retired in 1967 when new owner CN de-electrified the line.
Name Access
London (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

London & Port Stanley Railway- An interior photo of the Jewett Car Co. of Newark, Ohio, motor car L & PS Ry. at the Halton County Radial Railway Museum in Rockwood, ON.

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives123936
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
April 2001
Accession Number
2013-37
Storage Location
Box 152, File 20
R10 S3 Sh3 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Creator
Heritage Port, Port Stanley
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2013-37
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 152, File 20
R10 S3 Sh3 B2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
April 2001
Publication
Postcard is part of a set of ten postcards published ca. 2013 by Senton Incorporated. The images used are from the collection of Robert Weare.
Physical Description
1 postcard
Scope and Content
London & Port Stanley Railway- An interior photo of the Jewett Car Co. of Newark, Ohio, motor car L & PS Ry. at the Halton County Radial Railway Museum in Rockwood, ON. This motor car is part of the even numberer series 2 to 14. Numbered date April 2001. Photo by Robert Weare.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

London & Port Stanley Railway- Freight motor L1 pauses at the small passenger shelter at Union, that Port Stanley Terminal Rail Inc. operates over the old L & PS Railway.

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives123937
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
August 2, 2004
Accession Number
2013-37
Storage Location
Box 152, File 20
R10 S3 Sh3 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Creator
Heritage Port, Port Stanley
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2013-37
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 152, File 20
R10 S3 Sh3 B2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
August 2, 2004
Publication
Postcard is part of a set of ten postcards published ca. 2013 by Senton Incorporated. The images used are from the collection of Robert Weare.
Physical Description
1 postcard
Scope and Content
London & Port Stanley Railway- Freight motor L1 pauses at the small passenger shelter at Union, that Port Stanley Terminal Rail Inc. operates over the old L & PS Railway. Built by G.E> (Erie Works) in 1915 and now owned by the St. Thomas-Elgin County Railwway Museum. After restoration, the L & PS L1 is enroute to the Port Stanley station for the August 1, 2004 weekend. Photo by Rob Sterne.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Union (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Images

London & Port Stanley Railway- Freight motor L & PS Ry L1, Champion Oils/ Sterling Fuels tank car HJMX 6002.

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives123939
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
August 2004
Accession Number
2013-37
Storage Location
Box 152, File 20
R10 S3 Sh3 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Creator
Heritage Port, Port Stanley
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2013-37
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 152, File 20
R10 S3 Sh3 B2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
August 2004
Publication
Postcard is part of a set of ten postcards published ca. 2013 by Senton Incorporated. The images used are from the collection of Robert Weare.
Physical Description
1 postcard
Scope and Content
London & Port Stanley Railway- Freight motor L & PS Ry L1, Champion Oils/ Sterling Fuels tank car HJMX 6002. Part view of Port Stanley Terminal Rail Inc. PSTR 62 coach converted from a CNR metal caboose. Shown at the PSTR, Port Stanley station displayed for August 1, 2004 weekend. Photograph by Robert Weare.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Images

A photograph depicting the severance of the Canada Southern Railway and London and Port Stanley Railway tracks near the Canada Southern Railway Station, December 1, 2009. This severed the link of the CASO between Toronto and Port Stanley.

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives123940
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
December 1, 2009
Accession Number
2013-37
Storage Location
Box 152, File 20
R10 S3 Sh3 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2013-37
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 152, File 20
R10 S3 Sh3 B2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
December 1, 2009
Publication
Postcard is part of a set of fourteen postcards published ca. 2013 by Senton Incorporated. The images used are from the collection of Robert Weare.
Physical Description
1 postcard
Scope and Content
A photograph depicting the severance of the Canada Southern Railway and London and Port Stanley Railway tracks near the Canada Southern Railway Station, December 1, 2009. This severed the link of the CASO between Toronto and Port Stanley. Individuals involved with the project include Mayor Cliff Barwick and Aldermans Bill Aarts, Lori Baldwin-Sands, Gord Campbell, Heather Chapman, Tom Johnston, Terry Shackelton and David Warden.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Canada Southern Railway Station
St. Thomas (Ont.)
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
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

Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway Passenger Train, Port Stanley

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1897
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F11
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-11
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F11
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1897
Publication
Posted on Facebook and Twitter: May 11, 2021.
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway passenger train disembarking passengers at Port Stanley beach, ca. 1897. The London & Port Stanley Railway leased its tracks to the Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway from 1894-1914. File includes:
glass lantern slide
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Company
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

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