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Aerial View of Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Railway Bridge in St. Thomas, Ontario

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives161305
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1967
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F11 12
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F11
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F11 12
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1967
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
Aerial view of the Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Railway bridge in St. Thomas, Ontario, formerly the Pere Marquette Railway and the Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway bridge. Also pictured is the "Park House" and the Pere Marquette office building and water tank.
Name Access
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway (C&O)
Pere Marquette Railway
Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Company
Subject Access
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Transportation
Railways
Images

County Court Documents, 1893-1897.

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives131791
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1893-1897
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh6 B1 F2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh6 B1 F2
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1893-1897
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Historical Records Series
Scope and Content
This file includes;
-Auditors' Report of the Township of Southwold for Year Ending December 31, 1893. dated 1894.
-Certificate of Partnership in the Auderson Force People Cop, Ltd. (?), March 21, 1895.
-Note to (?) from Macdonald, dated April 3, 1895.
-Poster with map of the Lake Erie and Detroit River R'Y and connections, ca. June 13, 1895.
-Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway, London and Port Stanley Division, Time Table No. 5, dated ca. June 13, 1895.
-Movement of Trains as Reported by Telegraph, Lake Erie & Detroit River RY.-L & P.S. DIV., dated July 12, 1895.
-Invoice for Hughes bought of The City Planing Mills, J.M. green & Co. proprietors, builders and contractors, July 8, 1896.
-Proposal and Specifications for Electrical Apparatus to The Aylmer Elec. & Manf'g Co. from The Canadian General Electric Co. Limited, filed July 17, 1897, dated July 9, 1897.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Southwold (Ont. : Township)
Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Company
Subject Access
Planning and Development

County Court Documents, 1905-1924.

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives131798
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1905-1924
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh6 B1 F4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh6 B1 F4
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1905-1924
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Historical Records Series
Scope and Content
This file includes;
-Note regarding the Fraser House to Mr. Douglass from C.H. Kennedy, dated April 27, 1905, used in the case of Kennedy vs. Douglas, December 7, 1905.
-Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Freight Advice Notes, dated December 7, 1905.
-Dinner Menu from the Fraser, used in the case of Kennedy vs. Douglass dated November 17, 1905.
-Note regarding the Fraser House to C.H. Kennedy from H.M. Douglass, dated April 29, 1905, used in the case of Kennedy vs. Douglass, November 15, 1905.
-Booklet to Walter Mitchell, Esq., Port Stanley from Canadian General Electric Co., Limited, dated Februrary 9, 1906.
-Invoices from Thomas Bros. Ltd. in account with H.J. McManus, dated 1906.
-Typed Note to H.J. McManus, City., from Thomas Brothers Limited., dated January 12, 1907.
-Typed Note to H.J. McManus esq. from Thomas Brothers Limited., dated January 25, 1907.
-Booklet to Aylmer Condensed Milk Co."Gas Engine & G.S. Producer Plant" from Canada Foundry Company, filed December 10, 1907 by David McLaws, dated September 26, 1907.
-Agreement from Geo. Spackman signed Frederick Guest, dated May 26, 1913.
-To Messrs, Arnold Company for Michigan Central Railway Shops, St. Thomas from Canadian General Electric Co., rewritten and dated September 3, 1913.
-Receipt and Conditional Sale Contract from Elgin Motors of St. Thomas to Edward M. Cohoe of St. Thomas, dated September 15 and 26, 1924.
-Conditional Sale Agreement re Tug "Henry F. Jelly" between Nathan S. Cornell and Joseph Henry Addridge et al, received and filed January 4, 1919 from David McLaws, dated January 3, 1919.
-House Lease between Hugh Douglass and Charles Kennedy, dated April 15, 1905, used in the case of Kennedy vs. Douglass, November 15, 1905.
Name Access
Thomas Brothers Limited
Canadian General Electric Co. Limited
Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Company
Fraser House (Port Stanley)

Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Index of letters forwarded

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives163930
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1905-1917
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh5 1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh5 1
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh5 1
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1905-1917
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Miscellaneous railways records series
Physical Description
1 volume
Scope and Content
A bound volume containing an index of letters forwarded from the Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway, 1905-1917.
Name Access
Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Company
Subject Access
Railways

Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway Passenger Train, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives151766
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

The Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway - Port Stanley Souvenir Booklet

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives148067
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1897
Storage Location
Box 242, File 1
R11 S5 Sh4 B4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 242, File 1
R11 S5 Sh4 B4
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1897
Physical Description
1 volume of textual records
Scope and Content
Copy of a souvenir booklet entitled "Port Stanley, With Compliments of The Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway". Produced and distributed by the Railway ca. 1897 as an enticement to tourists to use the railway to visit Port Stanley. Booklet includes several photographs including the Picnic Grounds on Fraser Heights; the Fraser House hotel and grounds; a view of the beach and outer harbour from Fraser Heights which includes the old west pier and lighthouse and a steam-powered passenger train travelling west along the beach extension tracks; a view of the beach, the "excursion dock" at the foot of Fraser heights with an approaching passsenger boat and another steam powered passenger train; a view of Fraser heights and the incline railway from the beach, which includes another steam powered passenger train; two views of the lake shore and beach looking west; a view of Port Stanley and the inner harbour looking east from Fraser Heights; a view of "new Orchard Beach", looking east from Hillcrest; a view of two passenger ferries docked at the west pier and boarding passengers, including the steamer Flora of the Cleveland & Port Stanley Line; a view of "Lovers' Walk" on Fraser Heights.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Company
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
Orchard Beach (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Railways
Hotels
Documents

The Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway - Summer Resorts on Lake Erie, and Detroit and St. Clair Rivers Souvenir Booklet

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1907
Storage Location
Box 242, File 3
R11 S5 Sh4 B4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 242, File 3
R11 S5 Sh4 B4
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1907
Physical Description
1 volume of textual records
Scope and Content
Copy of a souvenir booklet entitled "Summer Resorts on Lake Erie The Detroit and St. Clair Rivers". Produced and distributed by the Railway ca. 1907 as an enticement to tourists to use the railway to visit Port Stanley; Rond Eau; The Mettawas resort and Paradise Grove, Kingsville, Ontario; the St. Clair River; Detroit and the Detroit River, including Belle Isle. Booklet includes several photographs relating to Port Stanley including the Picnic Grounds on Fraser Heights; the Fraser House hotel (exterior and interior) and grounds; views of the beach and passenger trains at the beach terminal; the Hillcrest Inn hotel; Orchard Beach, looking east from Hillcrest; panoramic views of Port Stanley looking northeast from Fraser Heights and looking northwest from Hillcrest; views of sail boats off Port Stanley; photographs and information about the car ferry Shenango No. 1, operated by The Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway; photographs and information about the passenger steamer Urania, operated by The Lake Erie Navigation Company Limited; photograph of The Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway offices, depot and grounds at Walkerville, Ontario; and a map showing the routes of The Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway including car ferries operated by The Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway and The Lake Erie Navigation Company Limited.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Company
Lake Erie Navigation Company Limited
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Railways
Hotels
Documents

Port Stanley Souvenir Booklet

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives184740
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1897
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh7 B2 F6 1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh7 B2 F6 1
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1897
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Ephemera series
Physical Description
1 volume
Scope and Content
Port Stanley Souvenir Booklet, with compliments of The Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway, ca. 1897.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Company
Subject Access
Railways
Tourism

Profile Shewing the Crossing of the Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway Over Kettle Creek North of St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives90
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
London and Port Stanley Railway Company fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
1910
Accession Number
2002-20
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T8
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
London and Port Stanley Railway Company fonds
Description Level
Item
Item Number
MAP 50
Accession Number
2002-20
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T8
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
1910
Series
Elgin County Map Collection
Physical Description
1 profile: col., on waxed linen.
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
-Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Company leased London and Port Stanley Ry. Co., 1894.
Custodial History
Donated to London Room likely by the estate of Stanley Shantz of London or was purchased at auction from estate. Transferred to ECA by London Room.
Scope and Content
Profile Shewing the Crossing of the L.E. & D.R.R. Over Kettle Creek North of St. Thomas [profile]
Name Access
Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Company
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways

Profile- Zavitt's Pond- London and Port Stanley Railway

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives127
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
London and Port Stanley Railway Company fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
c. 1890's
Accession Number
2002-20
Storage Location
M12
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
London and Port Stanley Railway Company fonds
Description Level
Item
Item Number
MAP 82
Accession Number
2002-20
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
M12
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
c. 1890's
Series
Elgin County Map Collection
Physical Description
1 profile : col., waxed linen
Custodial History
Donated to London Room, likely by the estateof Stanley Shantz of London, or was purchased at auction from estate. Transferred to ECA by London Room.
Scope and Content
"Profile shewing location of crossing over Zavitt's Pond of the L.E. & D.R.R.- L.& Pt.St. Branch" [profile]
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Company
Subject Access
Railways

Shenango No. 1, Port Stanley, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert Moore Postcard Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1909
Accession Number
2005-26
Storage Location
C6 Sh6 B3 F5 28
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert Moore Postcard Collection
Creator
Finlay and Glover, Port Stanley, Ontario
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2005-26
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C6 Sh6 B3 F5 28
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1909
Publication
Published on the Archives' flickr site: http://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/4311297771/in/set-72157623302116008/.
Physical Description
1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
Colour illustration of a steam train loading cargo into the Shenango No.1, at Port Stanley. Has Port Stanley and Lynden postmarks dated August 27, 1909. Addressed to Mr. Charles Galston of Troy, Ontario. The photograph on which this postcard is based must have been taken prior to March 11, 1904, when the Shenango No. 1 burned in the Conneaut, Ohio harbour. The train locomotive is marked "L.E. & D.R." (Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway).
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Port Stanley Harbour
Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Company
Subject Access
Railways
Images

The Steam Age in Western Ontario (Second Edition)

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives126740
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Date Range
1976
Storage Location
Box 215, File 1
R11 S4 Sh5 B1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Creator
Author: E.B. George
Description Level
File
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 215, File 1
R11 S4 Sh5 B1
Date Range
1976
Physical Description
1 volume
Scope and Content
Presented to the Elgin County Archives in May 2014.
Chapters in this publication:
-The Grand Trunk and Canadian Pacific.
-The Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway and the Pere Marquette.
-The Canada Southern and the Michigan Central.
-The London and Port Stanley Railway.
-Early Canadian Pacific Recollections.
-The Wabash Railroad.
-The Michigan Central-New York Central.
-The Traction Company (London & Lake Erie Railway).
-Post-Script on the London Grand Truck Station
-Trains & Trips in the 1920s and 1930s.
-The War and After.
-The Twilight of Steam.
-Connecting lines (electric) east of London and the Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo Railway.
-Railway Stations.
-Locomotive Classification and Listing of Engine Photos.
-Listing of Terminals and Junction Points & Index of Picture Locations.
-Listing of Railway Subdivisions with their mileages.
-Index of Places Mentioned.
-Index of Railways.
Name Access
Grand Trunk Railway
Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Company
Canada Southern Railway
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
London and Port Stanley Railway
Wabash Railroad
Subject Access
Railways

Thames River & Kettle Creek Bridge for G.W. Ry

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives311
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
London and Port Stanley Railway Company fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
technical drawings
Date Range
April 15, 1878
Storage Location
M11
  1 image     1 document  
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
London and Port Stanley Railway Company fonds
Description Level
Item
Item Number
MAP 111
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
M11
GMD
technical drawings
Date Range
April 15, 1878
Series
Elgin County Map Collection
Physical Description
1 technical drawing : waxed linen
Material Details
(To zoom in closer on the map, click on the PDF file)
Scope and Content
Plan of "Thames River & Kettle Creek Bridge for G.W. Ry.", April 1878.
Name Access
Great Western Railway
Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Company
Kettle Creek Bridge
Subject Access
Railways
Images
Documents

'The Day the Gravel Train Struck the Passenger Train...'

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives16167
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert Moore Postcard Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1978
Accession Number
2005-26
Storage Location
C6 Sh6 B5 F1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert Moore Postcard Collection
Creator
West Lorne Sun
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2005-26
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C6 Sh6 B5 F1
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1978
Physical Description
3 p.
Scope and Content
Article about an incident occurring in 1903, in which a gravel train hit the rear end of a passenger car of the Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway's train No. 66 at the West Lorne Station. Appeared in the West Lorne Sun of Thursday April 27, 1978.
Name Access
West Lorne (Ont.)
Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Company
West Lorne Sun

View of Port Stanley, taken from the hill side above Little Beach

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives151580
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1900
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-1
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1900
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
View of Port Stanley and Fraser Heights, taken from the hill side above Little Beach, ca. 1900. View includes the Fraser House hotel (opened May 24, 1871), George Street, Main Street, the Mitchell House Hotel at the corner of George and William Streets and an earlier location of the Mitchell House further east, Ellison's ship yard, the inner harbour, and the route of the Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway on the west side of the harbour (extended to the main beach in 1894/1895 and to the slipdock in 1897). File includes:
glass-plate negative
glass lantern slide
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Fraser Heights (Port Stanley)
Fraser House (Port Stanley)
Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Company
Subject Access
Hotels
Railways
Images

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