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Talbot Hotel during the Peace Day Parade, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives118597
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1919
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B6 F2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
P 460
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B6 F2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1919
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 15 cm (2 copies)
Scan Resolution
300 d.p.i.
Scope and Content
The origin of this photograph is not known. It is a photograph taken of a photograph. Written on the back of the photograph: "Talbot Hotel, Peace Parade". The original photograph of which this is a copy was likely taken during "Peace Day" celebrations in St. Thomas on July 19, 1919, welcoming home the 91st Battalion. The Hotel Talbot on the northeast corner of Talbot and St. Catharine Streets is visible, as is the London & Port Stanley Railway crossing east of St. Catharine Street. Decorative statues representing First World War soldiers are also on display.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 31 (St. Catharine to John).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
91st Battalion
Hotel Talbot
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
91st Battalion
First World War
Hotels
Railways
Images

Talbot Hotel during the Peace Day Parade, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives118599
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1919
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B6 F2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
P 461
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B6 F2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1919
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 15 cm (2 copies)
Scan Resolution
300 d.p.i.
Scope and Content
The origin of this photograph is not known. It is a photograph taken of a photograph. Written on the back of the photograph: "Talbot Hotel, Peace Parade". The original photograph of which this is a copy was likely taken during "Peace Day" celebrations in St. Thomas on July 19, 1919, welcoming home the 91st Battalion. The Hotel Talbot on the northeast corner of Talbot and St. Catharine Streets is visible, as is the London & Port Stanley Railway crossing east of St. Catharine Street. Decorative statues representing First World War soldiers are also on display.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 31 (St. Catharine to John).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
91st Battalion
Hotel Talbot
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
91st Battalion
First World War
Hotels
Railways
Images

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