More like 'Accident Scene at Wilson Avenue Bridge, St. Thomas'

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Accident Scene on the Wilson Avenue Bridge

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives56539
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1931
Storage Location
Box 521, Envelope 97231
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 521, Envelope 97231
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1931
Physical Description
Plastic negative
Scope and Content
Two photographs showing wear on the guard rail of the Wilson Avenue Bridge, St. Thomas, 1931, following an accident on November 27, 1931, when a car driven by Howard Size and carrying passengers Samuel Robinson and Samuel A. Willis, went out of control in icy conditions and crashed through the guard rail on the east side of the bridge, falling 75 feet into the ravine below. Size and Robinson survived; Willis died. A report of the accident was published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal, November 28, 1931, p. 1.
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Accident Scene on the Wilson Avenue Bridge

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1931
Storage Location
Box 528, Envelope 99018
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 528, Envelope 99018
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1931
Publication
Printed in TJ - June 15, 2002: Caption reads "A passerby stands at an accident scene on the Wilson Avenue bridge in St. Thomas, date unknown."
Physical Description
Plastic negative
Scope and Content
A curious onlooker at an accident scene on the Wilson Avenue Bridge, St. Thomas, 1931. On November 27, 1931, a car driven by Howard Size and carrying passengers Samuel Robinson and Samuel A. Willis, went out of control in icy conditions and crashed through the guard rail on the east side of the bridge, falling 75 feet into the ravine below. Size and Robinson survived; Willis died. A report of the accident was published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal, November 28, 1931, p. 1.
Copy Print Number
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Accident Scene on Wilson Avenue Bridge

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1931
Storage Location
Box 100, Envelope 97295
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 100, Envelope 97295
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1931
Physical Description
Plastic negative
Scope and Content
A crowd of curious onlookers at an accident scene on the Wilson Avenue Bridge, St. Thomas, 1931. On November 27, 1931, a car driven by Howard Size and carrying passengers Samuel Robinson and Samuel A. Willis, went out of control in icy conditions and crashed through the guard rail on the east side of the bridge, falling 75 feet into the ravine below. Size and Robinson survived; Willis died. A report of the accident was published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal, November 28, 1931, p. 1.
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Wilson Avenue Bridge in St. Thomas, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930s
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F11 13
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 13
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930s
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
View of the Wilson Avenue Bridge in St. Thomas, Ontario
Name Access
Wilson Avenue Bridge
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Transportation
Railways
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Historical Photographs of St. Thomas - Looking East from the Wilson Avenue Bridge with Alma College in the Distance

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives137222
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
C9 Sh2 B4 F14 39
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
Frank H. Leslie
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
C9 Sh2 B4 F14 39
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Historical Photographs of St. Thomas file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 15 cm
1 b&w negative : plastic
Scope and Content
Looking East from the Wilson Avenue Bridge with Alma College in the distance, ca. 1930. Photo by Frank H. Leslie. Retained for reference by the St. Thomas Times-Journal.
File includes b&w plastic negative and photograph print.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Alma College
Wilson Avenue Bridge
Subject Access
Bridges
Schools
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Wilson Avenue Bridge before reconstruction, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives183166
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Public Library Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1901
Accession Number
2018-07
Storage Location
M2 S1 Sh1 B1 F2 121
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Public Library Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-07
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M2 S1 Sh1 B1 F2 121
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1901
Series
St. Thomas Public Library Collection- A Pictorial History of St. Thomas, Volume Two series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.5 x 16.5 cm
Scope and Content
Wilson Avenue Bridge, St. Thomas, looking west, ca. 1901. Shows the second bridge in this location, constructed 1901, replaced the original built by Senator J.H. Wilson in the mid-1870s so he could sell for development property that he owned on the south side of the ravine. This bridge was demolished in 1949 and replaced with a third bridge at this location, which survived until 1986 when it was demolished and replaced by the current Mill Creek Causeway Bridge. Notice the stanchions of the St. Thomas Street Railway (street railway system was only extended south across this bridge when it was reconstructed in 1901). View includes the house of David McLaws, Registrar of the Surrogate Court. Image appears in the Union Meeting, Canadian Divisions Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Souvenir booklet, 1906, with caption "Wilson's Bridge from ravine."
Same image as Cameron Collection item number C-9).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Wilson Avenue Bridge
Subject Access
Bridges
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Wilson Avenue Bridge, possibly shortly after construction, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives183175
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Public Library Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1948
Accession Number
2018-07
Storage Location
M2 S1 Sh1 B1 F2 130
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Public Library Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-07
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M2 S1 Sh1 B1 F2 130
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1948
Series
St. Thomas Public Library Collection- A Pictorial History of St. Thomas, Volume Two series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.5 x 17 cm
History / Biographical
The original bridge at this location was built by Senator J.H. Wilson in the mid-1870s so he could sell for development property that he owned on the south side of the ravine. This bridge was replaced with a trestle bridge which was, in turn, replaced in 1948. The 1948 bridge was demolished in October 1985 and was replaced by the Mill Creek Causeway Bridge, although many still refer to the bridge as the Wilson Avenue Bridge.
Scope and Content
Wilson Avenue Bridge, possibly shortly after construction, St. Thomas, ca. 1949.
Name Access
Wilson Avenue Bridge
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Bridges
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Wilson Avenue Bridge, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives153930
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1948
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 61
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 61
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1948
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white aerial photograph showing the Wilson Avenue Bridge and surrounding area in St. Thomas, January 17, 1948. View is looking south from Gladstone Avenue. View includes residences on Rosebery Place, the Ponsford family house overlooking the ravine on the west side of Elgin Street, the Wilson Avenue Armoury, and West Avenue Cemetery. The Pere Marquette Railway yards are partially visible at upper left. Photograph by Ron Nelson, London, Ontario.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Wilson Avenue Armoury
Wilson Avenue Bridge
Pere Marquette Railway
West Avenue Cemetery (St. Thomas)
Subject Access
Bridges
Railways
Cemeteries
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Wilson Avenue Bridge, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives153931
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1948
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 62
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 62
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1948
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white aerial photograph showing the Wilson Avenue Bridge and surrounding area in St. Thomas, January 17, 1948. View is looking north from Ada Street. View includes residences on Rosebery Place, the Ponsford family house overlooking the ravine on the west side of Elgin Street, the Wilson Avenue Armoury, Wellington Street Public School, Monarch Knitting Co., Granite Arena, Knox Presbyterian Church, Trinity Anglican Church, Holy Angels Church and St. Thomas City Hall. Photograph by Ron Nelson, London, Ontario.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Wilson Avenue Armoury
Wilson Avenue Bridge
Subject Access
Bridges
Churches
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Wilson Avenue Bridge, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives153932
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1948
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 63
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 63
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1948
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white aerial photograph showing the Wilson Avenue Bridge and surrounding area in St. Thomas, January 17, 1948. View is looking north from Chester Street. View includes residences on Rosebery Place, the Ponsford family house overlooking the ravine on the west side of Elgin Street, Wellington Street Public School, Monarch Knitting Co., Knox Presbyterian Church, and Trinity Anglican Church. Photograph by Ron Nelson, London, Ontario.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Wilson Avenue Bridge
Subject Access
Bridges
Churches
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Wilson Avenue Bridge, St. Thomas

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1948
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 64
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 64
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1948
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white aerial photograph showing the Wilson Avenue Bridge and surrounding area in St. Thomas, January 17, 1948. View is looking west from East Avenue. View includes residences on Rosebery Place, and the Ponsford family house overlooking the ravine on the west side of Elgin Street. Photograph by Ron Nelson, London, Ontario.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Wilson Avenue Bridge
Subject Access
Bridges
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Wilson Avenue Bridge, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives153934
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1948
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 65
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 65
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1948
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white aerial photograph showing the Wilson Avenue Bridge and surrounding area in St. Thomas, January 17, 1948. View is looking south from Rosebery Place. View includes residences on Rosebery Place and Regent Street, and the Ponsford family house overlooking the ravine on the west side of Elgin Street. Photograph by Ron Nelson, London, Ontario.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Wilson Avenue Bridge
Subject Access
Bridges
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Wilson Avenue Bridge, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives118419
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B5 F12
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
P 426
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B5 F12
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 15 cm
Scan Resolution
300 d.p.i.
Scope and Content
The origin of this photograph is not known. It is a photograph taken of a photograph. The back of the photograph is labelled "Wilson Ave. Bridge, St. Thomas". A St. Thomas Street Railway car is crossing the bridge.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Wilson Avenue Bridge
St. Thomas Street Railway
Subject Access
Bridges
Railways
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Wilson Avenue Bridge under construction, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives183174
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Public Library Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1948
Accession Number
2018-07
Storage Location
M2 S1 Sh1 B1 F2 129
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Public Library Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-07
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M2 S1 Sh1 B1 F2 129
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1948
Series
St. Thomas Public Library Collection- A Pictorial History of St. Thomas, Volume Two series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 24 cm
History / Biographical
The original bridge at this location was built by Senator J.H. Wilson in the mid-1870s so he could sell for development property that he owned on the south side of the ravine. This bridge was replaced with a trestle bridge which was, in turn, replaced in 1948. The 1948 bridge was demolished in October 1985 and was replaced by the Mill Creek Causeway Bridge, although many still refer to the bridge as the Wilson Avenue Bridge.
Scope and Content
Wilson Avenue Bridge under construction, St. Thomas, ca. 1948.
Name Access
Wilson Avenue Bridge
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Bridges
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Construction of new Wilson Avenue Bridge, 1986

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives161359
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
March 16, 1986
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F13 9
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F13
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F13 9
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
March 16, 1986
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : col ; 9 x 13 cm
History / Biographical
The original bridge at this location was built by Senator J.H. Wilson in the mid-1870s so he could sell for development property that he owned on the south side of the ravine. This bridge was replaced with a trestle bridge which was, in turn, replaced in 1948. The 1948 bridge was demolished in October 1985 and was replaced by the Mill Creek Causeway Bridge, although many still refer to the bridge as the Wilson Avenue Bridge.
Scope and Content
View of the site where the Mill Creek Causeway was being constructed in 1986 to replace the 1948 Wilson Avenue Bridge.
Name Access
Wilson Avenue Bridge
Mill Creek Causeway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Bridges
Transportation
Images
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Construction of new Wilson Avenue Bridge, 1986

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives161361
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
March 16, 1986
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F13 10
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F13
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F13 10
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
March 16, 1986
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : col ; 9 x 13 cm
History / Biographical
The original bridge at this location was built by Senator J.H. Wilson in the mid-1870s so he could sell for development property that he owned on the south side of the ravine. This bridge was replaced with a trestle bridge which was, in turn, replaced in 1948. The 1948 bridge was demolished in October 1985 and was replaced by the Mill Creek Causeway Bridge, although many still refer to the bridge as the Wilson Avenue Bridge.
Scope and Content
Photograph of the site surrounding the construction of the Mill Creek Causeway in 1986, which replaced the 1948 Wilson Avenue Bridge.
Name Access
Wilson Avenue Bridge
Mill Creek Causeway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Bridges
Transportation
Images
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Construction of new Wilson Avenue Bridge, 1986

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives161363
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
March 16, 1986
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F13 11
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F13
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F13 11
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
March 16, 1986
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : col ; 9 x 13 cm
History / Biographical
The original bridge at this location was built by Senator J.H. Wilson in the mid-1870s so he could sell for development property that he owned on the south side of the ravine. This bridge was replaced with a trestle bridge which was, in turn, replaced in 1948. The 1948 bridge was demolished in October 1985 and was replaced by the Mill Creek Causeway Bridge, although many still refer to the bridge as the Wilson Avenue Bridge.
Scope and Content
Construction site of the Mill Creek Causeway, photographed on March 16, 1986.
Name Access
Wilson Avenue Bridge
Mill Creek Causeway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Bridges
Transportation
Images
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Construction of new Wilson Avenue Bridge, 1986

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives161364
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
March 16, 1986
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F13 12
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F13
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F13 12
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
March 16, 1986
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : col ; 9 x 13 cm
History / Biographical
The original bridge at this location was built by Senator J.H. Wilson in the mid-1870s so he could sell for development property that he owned on the south side of the ravine. This bridge was replaced with a trestle bridge which was, in turn, replaced in 1948. The 1948 bridge was demolished in October 1985 and was replaced by the Mill Creek Causeway Bridge, although many still refer to the bridge as the Wilson Avenue Bridge.
Scope and Content
Construction site of the Wilson Avenue Bridge / Mill Creek Causeway, photographed on March 16, 1986.
Name Access
Wilson Avenue Bridge
Mill Creek Causeway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Bridges
Transportation
Images
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Construction of new Wilson Avenue Bridge, 1986

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives161365
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
March 16, 1986
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F13 13
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F13
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F13 13
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
March 16, 1986
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : col ; 9 x 13 cm
History / Biographical
The original bridge at this location was built by Senator J.H. Wilson in the mid-1870s so he could sell for development property that he owned on the south side of the ravine. This bridge was replaced with a trestle bridge which was, in turn, replaced in 1948. The 1948 bridge was demolished in October 1985 and was replaced by the Mill Creek Causeway Bridge, although many still refer to the bridge as the Wilson Avenue Bridge.
Scope and Content
Construction site of the Wilson Avenue Bridge / Mill Creek Causeway, photographed on March 16, 1986.
Name Access
Wilson Avenue Bridge
Mill Creek Causeway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Bridges
Transportation
Images
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Construction of new Wilson Avenue Bridge, 1986

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives161366
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
March 16, 1986
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F13 14
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F13
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F13 14
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
March 16, 1986
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : col ; 9 x 13 cm
History / Biographical
The original bridge at this location was built by Senator J.H. Wilson in the mid-1870s so he could sell for development property that he owned on the south side of the ravine. This bridge was replaced with a trestle bridge which was, in turn, replaced in 1948. The 1948 bridge was demolished in October 1985 and was replaced by the Mill Creek Causeway Bridge, although many still refer to the bridge as the Wilson Avenue Bridge.
Scope and Content
Construction site of the Wilson Avenue Bridge / Mill Creek Causeway, photographed on March 16, 1986. A piece of equipment is pictured on the bridge.
Name Access
Wilson Avenue Bridge
Mill Creek Causeway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Bridges
Transportation
Images
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