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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

Colour Illustration of Train Excursion to Port Stanley, 1872

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives152148
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1872
Storage Location
Box 248, File 9
R11 S5 Sh3 B3
  1 image     1 website  
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 248, File 9
R11 S5 Sh3 B3
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1872
Publication
Posted on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter : August 2, 2021.
Physical Description
1 photograph : col.
Scope and Content
Photograph of a colour illustration by Bohuslav Kroupa published in the "Canadian Illustrated News" issue of July 6, 1872 and entitled "The Cheap Excursion: One Fare There and Back". Reproduced in Christopher Andreae, "The London and Port Stanley Railway" (1974), p. 12. The carriage shown in the drawing is marked "Port Stanley" and the illustration may show passengers boarding a London and Port Stanley Railway excursion train to Port Stanley.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Art
URL Notes
Link directs to a Facebook post that features image ECVFB248F9. Published August 2, 2021.
Images
Websites / Street View

Baseball games in Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives102089
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930
Storage Location
Box 140, Envelope 95457
  2 images     1 website  
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 140, Envelope 95457
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930
Publication
CP535 posted on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter : August 6, 2021.
Physical Description
Plastic negative
Physical Condition
Good
Scope and Content
Two photographs showing baseball games at the main beach recreation area in Port Stanley, ca. 1930. CP535 shows a women's game, with view looking northwest. Image 140_95457 shows a men's game, with view looking southeast and the London and Port Stanley Railway beach terminal (with approaching train) and London and Port Stanley Railway Dance Pavilion (opened in 1926, later known as the Stork Club) visible in the background.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
London and Port Stanley Railway Dance Pavilion
Stork Club
Subject Access
Railways
Sports and Recreation
Baseball
Copy Print Number
535
URL Notes
Link directs to a Facebook post that features image CP535. Published August 6, 2021.
Images
Websites / Street View

Ice Jam in Port Stanley Harbour

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154096
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 160
  1 image     1 website  
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 160
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Publication
Published by the Elgin County Engineering Department for their "Bridging for the Future" project: February 2021: Image #6.
Posted on Facebook: July 15, 2021.
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing an ice jam in Port Stanley harbour, ca. 1910. View is looking southwest and includes two tugboats (one with the name Venus) which have run aground, the grain elevator on the west side of the harbour, the bridge across the inner harbour (replaced in May, 1939 by the King George VI Lift Bridge), an ice cream parlour on the south side of Bridge Street, and the London and Port Stanley Railway main Port Stanley terminal.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
1st Battalion
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
URL Notes
URL directs to a social media post featuring the image, published on July 15, 2021.
Images
Websites / Street View

Port Stanley from Fraser Heights

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives69497
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930
Storage Location
Box 504, Envelope 98069
  1 image     1 website  
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 504, Envelope 98069
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930
Publication
Published in "The Scott-Sefton Collection: Elgin's History Through A Photographer's Lens", Vol. 1, p. 33 June 11, 2021: Published on Facebook.
Physical Description
Glass-plate negative
Physical Condition
Negative is broken: should not be handled.
Scope and Content
View of Port Stanley from Fraser Heights. View includes the west breakwater (pier) and lighthouse; the roller coaster built in 1908 by the Erie Amusement Co.; the London and Port Stanley Dance Pavilion (later the Stork Club), opened in July, 1926; the London and Port Stanley Railway Bath House and Cafeteria; the boardwalk; Hopkins Casino (opened July 1, 1909 as the Stanley Beach Casino and destroyed by fire in April, 1932); and London and Port Stanley Railway tracks and beach terminal.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway Dance Pavilion
London and Port Stanley Railway
Stork Club
Hopkins Casino
Port Stanley Beach
Subject Access
Railways
Copy Print Number
399
URL Notes
Link directs to a Facebook post that features the image. Published on June 11, 2021.
Images
Websites / Street View

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