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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1912
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F62
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-62
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F62
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1912
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard, ca. 1912, showing the inner harbour at Port Stanley, looking southeast. View includes the bridge across the Hillcrest ravine and the Purdom Cottage (located immediately to the south or right of the ravine bridge); the original Port Stanley Town Hall on the east side of Main Street, constructed in 1877; the bridge across the harbour that was later removed to make way for the King George VI Lift Bridge (officially opened in May, 1939); a building at the western end of the bridge, on the south side of Bridge Street marked "Boat House"; and the London and Port Stanley Railway station and yards just north of Bridge Street. File includes:
Postcard
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Hillcrest Inn, Port Stanley
London and Port Stanley Railway
Port Stanley Harbour
Town Hall (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Hotels
Bridges
Railways
Municipal Offices
Images
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1912
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F63
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-63
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F63
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1912
Publication
Posted on Facebook: September 10, 2020.
Published by the Elgin County Engineering Department for their "Bridging for the Future" project: February 2021: Image #4.
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph, ca. 1912, showing the inner harbour at Port Stanley, looking southeast. View includes the Purdom Cottage (with a sign reading "Hillcrest" on the hill directly beneath the building), the Hillcrest Hotel/Hillcrest Inn and Hillcrest observation tower (located immediately to the north or left of the ravine bridge), the bridge across the Hillcrest ravine; the original Port Stanley Town Hall (constructed in 1877), the Payne House (constructed in 1873 by Port Stanley postmaster and customs officer Manuel Payne) and the Customs House, all located on the on the east side of Main Street; the bridge across the harbour that was later removed to make way for the King George VI Lift Bridge (officially opened in May, 1939); a building at the western end of the bridge, on the south side of Bridge Street marked "Boat House"; and the London and Port Stanley Railway station and yards just north of Bridge Street, with several rail cars marked "Pere Marquette" (the Pere Marquette Railway leased the London and Port Stanley Railway's tracks and facilities from 1906 to 1914). What appears to be a pile of sawn boards (lumber) and a floating derrick or dredge are visible, just south of the bridge on the east bank of the harbour. File includes:
Photograph print
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Hillcrest Inn, Port Stanley
London and Port Stanley Railway
Pere Marquette Railway
Port Stanley Harbour
Payne (family)
Payne House (Port Stanley)
Payne, Manuel
Port Stanley Customs House
Town Hall (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Hotels
Bridges
Railways
Municipal Offices
Images

Harbour, Port Stanley, Looking Southeast

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives152529
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F68
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-68
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F68
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Publication
Published by the Elgin County Engineering Department for their "Bridging for the Future" project: March 2021: Image #7.
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the inner harbour at Port Stanley, looking southeast, ca. 1915. View includes the London and Port Stanley Railway station and yards; an Ice Cream Parlour on the south side of Bridge Street opposite the railway station; the bridge across the inner harbour that was removed to make way for the King George VI Lift Bridge (officially opened in May, 1939); a rare view of Bridge Street east of the bridge; the Hotel Loney (later the Clifton Hotel); the Customs House and Payne House on the east side of Main Street. The Port Stanley Town Hall (built 1877) is partially visible at the extreme right. In the background, a row of houses or cottages is visible on the crest of Hillcrest, as is the bridge across the Hillcrest ravine, the Purdom Cottage (located immediately to the south or right of the ravine bridge), and the Hillcrest Hotel, later known as the Hillcrest Inn (located immediately to the north or left of the ravine bridge). Note that the observation tower adjacent to the Hillcrest Hotel is absent in this photograph. File includes:
Photograph print
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Hillcrest Inn, Port Stanley
Hotel Loney (Port Stanley)
Clifton Hotel (Port Stanley)
Payne (family)
Payne House (Port Stanley)
Payne, Manuel
Port Stanley Customs House
Town Hall (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Railways
Hotels
Municipal Offices
Bridges
Images

Loading Fish at Old Town Hall, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives152230
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1908
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F43
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-43
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F43
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1908
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Postcard image showing workmen loading fish on a transport train in front of the Old Town Hall on the east side of Main Street, Port Stanley, ca. 1908. View is looking north along Main Street. An electrified train car and electric stanchions can be seen in the background, indicating that the train was likely operated by the South-Western Traction Company Limited (later operated, 1908-1918, as the London and Lake Erie Railway and Transportation Company). The date stone on Old Town Hall is clearly visible and reads "Town Hall 1877". File includes:
glass-plate negative (black and white)
glass lantern slide (black and white)
colour postcard
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Southwestern Traction Company
London and Lake Erie Railway and Transportation Company
Town Hall (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Municipal Offices
Business and Industry
Fisheries
Fishing
Railways
Images

O.A. Hepburn and Son Sand and Gravel Truck, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153992
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 102
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 102
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Two copies of a black and white photograph showing a dump truck marked "O.A. Hepburn and Son, Sand and Gravel" unloading on the west side of the inner harbour at Port Stanley ca. 1930. The Clifton Hotel and Port Stanley Town Hall on Bridge Street are visible in the background. The tower adjoning Town Hall was likely used by the Port Stanley Fire Department for hanging hoses to dry: the Port Stanley Fire Hall was located directly adjacent to Town Hall. A note on the photo reads "Avery in truck", partially identifying the driver.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Port Stanley Fire Department
Town Hall (Port Stanley)
Clifton Hotel (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Hotels
Fire Departments
Business and Industry
Images

Port Stanley Grain Elevator

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives107206
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1925
Storage Location
Box 100, Envelope 97261
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 100, Envelope 97261
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1925
Publication
Published in "The Scott-Sefton Collection: Elgin's History Through A Photographer's Lens, Volume 1", pg. 31.
Posted on Facebook: June 30, 2020.
Physical Description
Plastic negative
Scope and Content
Dockside view of the grain elevator on the west side of the inner harbour at Port Stanley, looking north toward the bridge, with Port Stanley Town Hall on Bridge Street in the background. Note the tower at the rear of the town hall: likely for hanging hoses used by the Port Stanley Fire Department, whose station was located adjacent to the hall. Railway lines and Pere Marquette Railway boxcars are visible. Fishing tugs and warehouses can be seen on the east side of the inner harbour. The grain elevator has signs affixed advertising the Hillcrest Inn, the Orion Hotel, and a "cafe". A gasoline filling station and "ticket office" are visible adjacent to the grain elevator. Three men are unloading a truck on the roadway adjacent to the wharf.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Port Stanley Harbour
Town Hall (Port Stanley)
Pere Marquette Railway
Hillcrest Inn, Port Stanley
Orion Hotel
Subject Access
Railways
Hotels
Images

Port Stanley, Looking North from Hillcrest

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives152371
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F58
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-58
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F58
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Publication
Published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal Bygone Days feature, and on the Archives flickr site, September 3, 2016: https://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/28900387844/in/dateposted-public/.
Published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal Bygone Days feature, and on the Archives flickr site, January 4, 2017: https://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/32210834055/in/dateposted-public/.
Posted on Facebook: August 22, 2019.
Published by the Elgin County Engineering Department for their "Bridging for the Future" project: February 2021: Image #2.
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
View of Port Stanley, ca. 1910, looking north from Hillcrest. View includes the original Port Stanley Town Hall (built 1877) on the east side of Main Street, with its distinctive front dometed turret; the Hotel Loney (later the Clifton Hotel); the London and Port Stanley Railway station at the intersection of Bridge and Carlow Streets, and a rail car on the tracks just north of the station; a building opposite the train station marked "Lakeside Pleasure Company Ltd" (later the Lakeside Fish Company); the bridge across the inner harbour (removed to make way for the King George VI Lift Bridge, which opened in May, 1939); Main Street, with tracks for the South-Western Traction Company (or its successor, the London and Lake Erie Railway and Transportation Company) visible; and numerous pleasure boats and fishing tugs. File includes:
Photograph print
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Hotel Loney (Port Stanley)
Clifton Hotel (Port Stanley)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Southwestern Traction Company
London and Lake Erie Railway and Transportation Company
Town Hall (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Railways
Hotels
Bridges
Municipal Offices
Images

Port Stanley, looking north, from the Fred M. Payne Photo Album

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives118379
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1900
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B5 F11
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
P 419
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B5 F11
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1900
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18.5 x 24.5 cm
Scan Resolution
300 d.p.i.
Scope and Content
View of Port Stanley, looking north, ca. 1900. View includes the original Port Stanley Town Hall (extreme foreground with domed tower), the Manuel Payne House, what is now Colborne Street, Christ Church, and the Hotel Loney (later known as the Clifton Hotel).
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Town Hall (Port Stanley)
Hotel Loney (Port Stanley)
Clifton Hotel (Port Stanley)
Payne (family)
Payne, Manuel
Payne House (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Hotels
Municipal Offices
Images

'Town Hall, Port Stanley, Ontario'

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives15278
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert Moore Postcard Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Accession Number
2005-26
Storage Location
C6 Sh6 B3 F4 #9
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert Moore Postcard Collection
Creator
C.F. Taylor, Port Stanley, Ontario
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2005-26
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C6 Sh6 B3 F4 #9
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Publication
Published on the Archives' flickr site: http://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/4312353104/in/set-72157623178275365/.
Physical Description
1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
Colour illustration of the exterior of the Port Stanley Town Hall, and neighbouring property, with a horse cart (marked "Ice & Wood") at the side of the building.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Town Hall (Port Stanley)
Images

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