Various black and white photographs of different locomotives from either New York Central, Canadian National, and Toronto Hamilton & Buffalo Railway. There are 8 photo's in the package. The engines displayed are: NYC 1115, CN 40, CN 2499, an unknown NYC engine on Talbot Street, St. Thomas, NYC 2046, NYC 7508, TH&B 103, and TH&B 502. Most are prints, but the photo with the NYC engine on Talbot Street is developed. They are inside a yellow envelope labelled 'Old Photos, Cliff'.
Photo Paper, Paper, Cardstock
The photos are in fair condition. Most are dirtied and have tape residue on them. Some are torn/ripped.
Two copies of a black and white photograph showing the Geddes family home located at 16 Pearl Street in St. Thomas, Ontario. The home was on the southwest corner of Pearl and Curtis Streets. An unidentified individual is pictured on the front porch, likely a member of the Geddes family.
20 colour illustrations of buildings and scenery of Rodney set against a black background. Beneath the image, there is a caption that reads: "20 Views Taken of Rodney, Ontario." Has a Rodney postmark dated July 13, 1911. Addressed to Miss Gladys Lusty of Detroit.
Published on the Archives' flickr site: http://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/4322408838/in/set-72157623202562535.
1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of a military band assembled on a field. Image is surrounded by a white border. A previous owner has mounted the postcard on cardboard and added the following caption: "St. 25th Battalion. Excursion to Niagara Falls. Aug. 1909. Schedule Reverse." On the other side of the postcard, there is a schedule for the 25th Regiment Band's Seventh Annual Excursion to Niagara Falls.
In 1903, the City and district celebrated the Centennial of the founding of the Talbot Settlement at Port Talbot on May 21st, 1803. The affair was a week long succession of celebrations.
Constructed in 1903 and opened May 21, 1903 as part of celebrations marking the centenary of the founding of the Talbot Settlement. The Armoury originally served as the headquarters of the 25th Regiment. It is now a Government of Canada building and headquarters of the 31 Combat Engineer Regiment (The Elgins). Second floor serves as a drill hall. Officers' Mess located on the ground floor, front. Sergeants' Mess located on ground floor in area demarcated by the three central windows on the south side of the building.
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the St. Thomas Armoury and Grounds during the Talbot Centennial Celebrations in 1903. The photograph was likely taken during the opening celebrations of the Armoury on May 21, 1903. File includes:
Black and white postcard showingthe 25th regiment band at Alvinston, Ontario, ca. 1909. Addressed to Mrs. E. Rowe of 13 College Street, St. Thomas, Ont. Message reads "Please except these old faces E.K."
Postcard of the 25th Regiment Brass Band , Cornet Section at Alvinston, ca. 1908. Left to right: William Crooker, William Martin, Bert Billings, George Thurling, Jack McGhee. Names supplied by Hugh Oliver in 1945. File includes:
Black and white postcard featuring the 25th Regiment Band, St. Thomas, Ontario, ca. 1907. Addressed to Mr. Charlie Giles of Exfird, Ontario. Message reads "Dear Charlie, hope your [sic] well just sent a line I passed my exam. [Indiscernible] 2nd now. If I have good luck I am coming up when school stops for a week from cousin Clarence."