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"A Hodgepodge of Addresses"

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
George Gray Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Accession Number
2017-16
Storage Location
M1 S2 Sh3 B6 F2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
George Gray Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2017-16
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M1 S2 Sh3 B6 F2
GMD
textual records
Series
George Gray Collection - St. Thomas Collegiate Institute Series
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains excerpts from various speaches and writeups. None of the entries have lables telling their original source.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Collegiate Institute
Subject Access
Correspondence
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
John Ker fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1834-1857
Accession Number
2012-13
Storage Location
W5 Sh3 B3 F9
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
John Ker fonds
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2012-13
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
W5 Sh3 B3 F9
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1834-1857
Series
John Ker fonds- Airey Research Files series
Physical Description
0.5 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Copies and summaries of documents and letters which were sent or received by Richard Airey.
Name Access
Airey, Richard
Subject Access
History
Correspondence
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
John Ker fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1807-1875
Accession Number
2012-13
Storage Location
W5 Sh3 B3 F1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
John Ker fonds
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2012-13
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
W5 Sh3 B3 F1
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1807-1875
Series
John Ker fonds- Airey Research Files series
Physical Description
2.5 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Copies and summaries of the "Papers of the Airey Family," dating from 1807 to 1875 and held by the Hereford County Record Office as part of the Garnons Collection.
Name Access
Talbot, Thomas
Airey, Richard
Subject Access
Correspondence

Correspondence and By-Law regarding the Smith Drain in Yarmouth Township

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1931-1939
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F23
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F23
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F23
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1931-1939
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains a memo outlining the history of the Smith Drain in the context of the construction of the First Avenue subway, which involved a change of outlet for drain. The memo discusses its history beginning in 1905 and highlights relevant sections from various correspondence written between 1905-1910. Also contains correspondence dated March 1939 regarding who is responsible for the maintenance of the Smith Drain; provides a brief history of the drain and its diversion and maintenance throughout the years. File also contains a copy of Yarmouth Township By-Law No. 2384, likely used as reference.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
First Avenue
Smith Drain
Subject Access
Correspondence
Railways
Related Material
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F17

Correspondence and memoradums regarding joint arrangements between the Michigan Central Railroad and other railway companies

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives162717
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1933
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F21
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F21
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F21
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1933
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.2 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains two copies of correspondence sent to Mr. H. Shearer in Detroit, Michigan with a report of proposed joint arrangements with the Pere Marquette Railway, the Wabash Railroad and the Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo Railway. The letter concludes by stating that the Canadian National Railways and the Canadian Pacific Railway have not considered consolidation with the aforementioned railway lines. File also contains three memorandums (two copies of each), considering the question of taking over operations of each line.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Pere Marquette Railway
Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo Railway
Wabash Railroad
Subject Access
Correspondence
Railways

Correspondence - Cultivating land in Charing Cross, Kent County

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1891-1896
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F11
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F11
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F11
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1891-1896
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.2 cm of textual records 1 plan ; 20 x 37 cm
Scope and Content
Filed internally at the Michigan Central Railroad as File No. 2300, this file contains correspondence relating to Sidney White cultivating land owned by the Michigan Central Railroad in Charing Cross, Kent County. Includes a plan of the lots in question (Concession 11, Lots 24 and 25) as well as a list of individuals who have a lease to cultivate the railway company's land in Canada with the corresponding expiry dates.
Name Access
Kent County
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Subject Access
Correspondence
Documents

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Correspondence from Colonel Thomas Talbot to Leslie Patterson

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1812-1960
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B7 F12
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B7 F12
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1812-1960
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - Correspondence series
Physical Description
0.3 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains the follow items:
-Copies of letters sent by Colonel Thomas Talbot to Leslie Patterson and Joseph Patterson, 1812-1842.
-Handwritten notes on Elgin County Pioneer Museum letterhead dated January 29, 1960, listing original letters of Colonel Thomas Talbot that were donated to the Archives of Ontario by John E. Pearce.
-Typed transcriptions of letters created by Colonel Thomas Talbot, which were donated to the Archives of Ontario.
Name Access
Patterson (family)
Talbot, Thomas
Subject Access
Correspondence

Correspondence from Coronation Trip

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives181719
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
George Gray Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
April-June 1937
Accession Number
2017-16
Storage Location
M1 S2 Sh3 B5 F1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
George Gray Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2017-16
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M1 S2 Sh3 B5 F1
GMD
textual records
Date Range
April-June 1937
Series
George Gray Collection - St. Thomas Collegiate Institute Series
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains copies of the itinerary for Canadian Secondary School Students who travelled to England for the Coronation of King George. Also included is a diary written during that trip, with some photographs. Letters written by Gray's Jack while there, as well as the responses he received are included throughout the diry.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Collegiate Institute
Subject Access
Schools
Correspondence
Diaries

Correspondence - Hotel accommodations for J.A. Machan, Division Freight Agent, St. Thomas, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1950-1957
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F20
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F20
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F20
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1950-1957
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.3 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence received by Mr. J.A. Machan, Division Freight Agent, New York Central Railway, St. Thomas, from staff at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto, Ontario. Correspondence is to confirm reservations for accommodations from 1950-1957, likely while Machan was traveling for business commitments. All letters are typed on Canadian Pacific Hotels letterhead, branded with the Royal York Hotel logo.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Canadian Pacific Hotels
Subject Access
Correspondence
Railways

Correspondence - Interchange Tracks at Charing Cross, Kent County

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1908-1924
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F12
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F12
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F12
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1908-1924
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.2 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Filed internally at the Michigan Central Railroad as File No. 10402, this file contains correspondence regarding the handling of cars as well as changing trolley wire at the interchange tracks at Charing Crossing, in Kent County.
Name Access
Kent County
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Subject Access
Correspondence
Railways

Correspondence - laying additional track on Noble Manufacturing Company property in St. Thomas, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1912-1913
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F7
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F7
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F7
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1912-1913
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
History / Biographical
The subject property discussed in the correspondence was located at 606-610 Talbot Street in St. Thomas, Ontario. The building was constructed in 1913 for the Noble Manufacturing Co. Ltd., biscuit makers. It was taken over in 1916 by Nobility Chocolates Ltd., and was was vacant from 1923 to 1926. In 1927, the Ross Leaf Tobacco Co. Ltd. moved its business into the building for a short time, as it was taken over in late 1927 by the Sutherland Press Ltd., Frederick W. Sutherland, president. Loder Sutherland was the last business that occupied this building, according to the St. Thomas city directories. It is listed in the 1992/93 Directory, but then listed as vacant in the 1994/95 Directory. In 2017, the building was demolished.
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence regarding an application which requests permission from the Railway Board to install a Hayes Derail on the spur track that serves the Noble Manufacturing Company, located on Talbot Street, St. Thomas, Ontario. File also contains three track track orders that details the length of track laid on the property, and a detailing of the m aterial and cost required.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Noble Manufacturing Company
Subject Access
Correspondence
Railways
Related Material
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F10

Correspondence, Malahide House Public Visits

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
John Ker fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1976-1983
Accession Number
2012-13
Storage Location
W5 Sh3 B2 F8
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
John Ker fonds
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2012-13
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
W5 Sh3 B2 F8
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1976-1983
Series
John Ker fonds- Talbot Estate Historical Files series
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Letters, cards and forms relating to public visits to Malahide House from 1976-1983.
Name Access
Ker, John S.
Talbot Estate
Malahide
Subject Access
Historic Sites
Correspondence

Correspondence received by the Michigan Central Railroad from Municipalities

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1898-1955
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F4
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 F4
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1898-1955
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
2.5 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence received by the Michigan Central Railroad from various municipalities, townships and counties throughout southwestern Ontario, including Elgin County, the City of St. Thomas and the Elgin County Gaol. Correspondence discusses a number of topics, including taxes and properties.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Subject Access
Correspondence
Railways
Government

Correspondence received from government agencies

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives162720
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1909-1954
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F1
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F1
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1909-1954
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
1.0 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence received by the the Michigan Central Railroad in St. Thomas, Ontario, from various government agencies including the Canadian Customs Department, the Hydro-Electric Power Commision of Ontario, the Department of the Interior (Immigration), the Department of Railways and Canals, the Department of Agriculture, the Minister of Labour, the U.S. Department of Labor, the United States Customs Service, the Workmen's Compensation Board, the Ontario Department of Lands, Forest and Mines, the Department of Immigration and Colonization, the Office of the Inspector of Taxation, the Department of Public Highways, Ontario Department of Labour - Steam Boiler Branch, the Weights and Measure Inspection Service - Trade and Commerce Canada, the Department of Indian Affairs, the Canadian Department of National Revenue, and the Department of Reconstruction and Supply.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Subject Access
Correspondence
Railways
Government

Correspondence received from the Pere Marquette Railway

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1913-1946
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F18
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F18
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F18
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1913-1946
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence received by the Michigan Central Railroad headquarters in St. Thomas, from the Pere Marquette Railway. Correspondence refers to technical issues regarding shared lines, financial, shared resources and also addresses complaints about employees.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Pere Marquette Railway
Subject Access
Correspondence
Railways

Correspondence received from the Rodney Horticultural Society

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1920-1931
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F22
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F22
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F22
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1920-1931
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.2 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Filed internally by the Michigan Central Railroad as File No. 12359, this file contains correpondence received by the Michigan Central Railroad headquarters in St. Thomas, Ontario, from the Rodney Horticultural Society. Most of the correspondence is between Mr. D.H. Donahue, Division Superintendent, and Bessie McGugan or Margaret Bisnett, secreteries from the Rodney Horticultural Society. The letters mostly discuss maintenance of the park and gardens near the Michigan Central Railroad station in Rodney.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Rodney Horticultural Society
Rodney (Ont.)
Subject Access
Correspondence
Railways

Correspondence received from the Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo Railway

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1909-1960
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F19
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F19
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F19
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1909-1960
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence received by the Michigan Central Railroad headquarters in St. Thomas, from the Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo Railway. Correspondence refers to maintenance and extensions of shared crossings, orders, agreements, and other miscellaneous issues.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo Railway
Subject Access
Correspondence
Railways

Correspondence regarding allegations against a Pere Marquette Railway employee

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives162706
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
December 1920
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F2
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F2
GMD
textual records
Date Range
December 1920
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Filed internally at the Michigan Central Railroad as File No. 7501, this file contains correspondence regarding allegations that John Donoff, a track labourer employed by the Pere Marquette Railway, was occupying a bunk house at Victoria Yards and was using a speeder on the main railway tracks to travel to work without authorization. Includes a letter from the C.A. McCaulley, a sergeant at the St. Thomas Police Department.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Pere Marquette Railway
St. Thomas Police Department
Subject Access
Correspondence
Railways

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 disposal of waste from Michigan Central Railroad dining cars

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives162699
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1911-1931
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F9
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F9
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F9
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1911-1931
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.3 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Filed internally at the Michigan Central Railroad as File No. 10444, this file contains correspondence regarding the disposal of waste from Michigan Central Railroad dining cars. Includes correspondence between H. Shearer, the Division Superintendent of the Michigan Central Railroad in St. Thomas, and C.R. Emery, Assistant Superintendent, Dining Car Service in Detroit, Michigan, discussing where and how employees should properly dispose of waste from dining cars in response to complaints, including from the International Bridge Company. Also contains correspondence between H. Shearer and F.W. Cowley, Trainmaster, regarding a complaint from W.J. Shaw, Sanitary Inspector from the Board of Health Office in St. Thomas. Also contains correspondence regarding unauthorized indiviuals stealing garbage that had been removed from dining cars, rather than being collected via proper channels, and a police report being filed in response to this issue.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Subject Access
Correspondence
Railways

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