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Historical Photographs of St. Thomas - Aerial View of Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives137235
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
C9 Sh2 B4 F14 43
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
Frank H. Leslie
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
C9 Sh2 B4 F14 43
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Historical Photographs of St. Thomas file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14.5 cm
Scope and Content
Aerial view of Port Stanley, ca. 1930. Photo by Frank H. Leslie. Retained for reference by the St. Thomas Times-Journal. View includes the London & Port Stanley Railway tracks, with trains travelling in opposite directions visible; the London & Port Stanley Railway Dance Pavilion (later the Stork Club), with a water taxi or ferry boat parked at its dock extended out into Lake Erie; the London & Port Stanley Railway Cafeteria (with visible sign); the London & Port Stanley Railway Bath House; the Port Stanley boardwalk; Hopkins Casino; the west breakwater (pier; partially visible); a baseball diamond with a game in progress; a ferris wheel and carousel; and large mounds of what appears to be coal lining the west side of the harbour.
File includes photograph print (corresponding b&w plastic negative is missing).
For a postcard made from this image see Robert Moore Postcard Collection C6 Sh6 B3 F1 41.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Stork Club
Hopkins Casino
Subject Access
Railways
Baseball
Sports and Recreation
Images

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

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

Pinafore Park, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153935
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1948
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 66
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 66
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1948
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white aerial photograph showing Pinafore Park and surrounding area in St. Thomas, January 17, 1948. View is looking south from Elm Street. View includes the Michigan Central Railway pumphouse and partial view of Pinafore Lake at lower left, Elmslie Field baseball stadium in Pinafore Park, a partial view of the Pere Marquette Railway shops and yards at lower right, Elmdale Cemetery at upper right, the London and Port Stanley Railway tracks, and Sunset Drive south of Wilson Avenue. Photograph by Ron Nelson, London, Ontario.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Pinafore Park
Pinafore Lake
Pere Marquette Railway
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Elmdale Memorial Cemetery
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Parks
Baseball
Sports and Recreation
Railways
Cemeteries
Images

Pinafore Park, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153936
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1948
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 67
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 67
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1948
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white aerial photograph showing Pinafore Park and surrounding area in St. Thomas, January 17, 1948. View is looking west from Pinafore Lake. View includes the Michigan Central Railway pumphouse and partial view of Pinafore Lake at lower right, Elmslie Field baseball stadium in Pinafore Park, the Pinafore Park Pavilion, a partial view of the Pere Marquette Railway shops and yards at right, Elmdale Cemetery, Elmdale Public School, a partial view of the Pere Marquette Railway bridge at upper centre, a partial view of West Avenue Cemetery, the London and Port Stanley Railway tracks, and Sunset Drive. Photograph by Ron Nelson, London, Ontario.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Pinafore Park
Pinafore Lake
Pere Marquette Railway
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Elmdale Memorial Cemetery
London and Port Stanley Railway
West Avenue Cemetery (St. Thomas)
Elmdale Public School
Elmdale School
Subject Access
Parks
Baseball
Sports and Recreation
Railways
Cemeteries
Schools
Images

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