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.
A type 1038 air brake gauge manufactured by Ashcroft USA 1858. The red hand is for the cylinder, the black hand is for the brake pipe. The gauge is coloured brass and the bottom is coloured black. There are 2 connectors on the bottom of the gauge.
Cloth bag with faded blue markings, top opening is permanently open, nothing to close with. Faded logo of some kind between French and English text."INGREDIENTS: WHEAT FLOUR, MALTED BARLEY FLOUR, BONZOYL PEROXIDE, POTASSIUM BROMATE,NIACIN,REDUCED IRON, THIAMINE MONONITRATE, RIBOFLAVIN. 100 G OF FLOUR CONTAINS 3.6 MG NIACIN, 2.9 MG IRON, 0.45 MG THIAMINE, 0.27 MG RIBOFLAVIN." "INGREDIENTS; FARINE DE BLE, FARINE D'RGE MALTE PEROXYDE DE BENZOYL, BROMATE DE POTASSIUM, NIACINE, FER REDUIT,MONONITRATE DE THIAMINE, RIBOFLAVINE. 100 G DE FARINE CONTIENNENT 3.6 MG DE NIACINE, 2.9 MG DER FER, 0.45 MG DE THIAMINE, 0.27 MG DE RIBOFLAVINE." "Farine TOUT USAGE" 100 LB 45.4 KG A L'EMPAQUETAGE" "Flour ALL PURPOSE" " 100 LB 45.4 KG WHEN PACKED"
Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published October 27, 1975 with caption: " Mrs. James Medlyn of St. Thomas greets her grandson Grant Cook and his friend Miss Lynn Garvey who came by train on Sunday from Detroit to visit for the day. The couple were the only passengers on the first passenger-carrying run in about five years. They live in Windsor."
Two black and white photographs used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published January 31, 1979 with captions:
" The Amtrak passenger train in the above photos, known as the Niagara Rainbow, makes its last two trips through St. Thomas today. The train passes through the city enroute to Buffalo this morning and to Detroit at night. The service is being cancelled because the states of Michigan and New York have withdrawn subsidies on the operating deficit." (3a)
3b shares a caption with 3a. Pictures an unidentified young person watching as the caboose of the Amtrak passenger train passes through St. Thomas.
Two black and white photographs used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published October 5, 1978 with captions:
" Amtrak will continue its Detroit to Buffalo passenger service indefinitely because the State of Michigan has agreed to continue to provide subsidies for the service. Shown discussing the train are R.L. Berdan, left, Conrail superintendant in St. Thomas, and George Wieland, Amtrak's supervisor of diesel maintenance and operations. Amtrak has replaced the diesel and coaches with new equipment valued at about $2.2 million." (2a)
" Clare Bowlby, a Conrail engineer, is shown here in the new diesel he operates on Amtrak's Detroit to Buffalo passenger service. Amtrak has decided to continue the run indefinitely after the State of Michigan agreed to continue to provide subsidies. About 12 local residents are employed on the run." (2b)