3608 records – page 1 of 181.

10 Wilson Avenue - Verrell Residence

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1990s
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F1 1a
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F1 1b
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F1 1c
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F1
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F1 1a
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F1 1b
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F1 1c
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1990s
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
3 photographs : col ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Three photographs with views of 10 Wilson Avenue, where Ken and Anna (Ann) Verrell lived in St. Thomas, Ontario.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Verrell, Ken (1926-2016)
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40 Crescent Avenue - Harold T. Pincombe's Residence

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1955
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F5 2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F5
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F5 2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1955
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
3 photographs : col ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
View behing Harold T. Pincombe's house at 40 Crescent Avenue in Lynhurst, Ontario. This area has now been amalgamated with the City of St. Thomas. John Pincombe is identified as the invdividual sitting on the rear of the black truck.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Lynhurst (Ont.)
Subject Access
Farm life
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97 Gladstone Avenue, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives154137
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 187
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 187
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard photograph showing the exterior of 97 Gladstone Avenue, St. Thomas, ca. 1915. Two young children are visible in front of the house. According to the 1915 City of St. Thomas Directory, 97 Gladstone Avenue was occupied at that time by Archie F. McLachlin, who operated a drug store at 115 Ross Street, St. Thomas.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
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177 Manitoba Street, St. Thomas, Ontario, 1910

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B1 F3 50
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B1 F3
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B1 F3 50
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.5 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
A residence located at 177 Manitoba Street in St. Thomas, Ontario, pictured before the road filled in the foot bridge.
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1932 Ford Car

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives200483
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
July 1978
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
W2 B2 110
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Creator
Cyril Butcher
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
W2 B2 110
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
July 1978
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. slide ; 5 x 5 cm
Scope and Content
1932 Ford Car, photographed by Cyril Butcher, in July, 1978.
Subject Access
Transportation
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1932 Ford Car

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives200484
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
July 1978
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
W2 B2 111
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Creator
Cyril Butcher
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
W2 B2 111
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
July 1978
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. slide ; 5 x 5 cm
Scope and Content
1932 Ford Car, photographed by Cyril Butcher, in July, 1978.
Subject Access
Transportation
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Abandoned Canadian National Railway lands in Port Stanley, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
September 1975
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B1 F3 69
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B1 F3
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B1 F3 69
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
September 1975
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.5 x 20 cm
Scope and Content
View of abandoned Canadian National Railway property in Port Stanley, Ontario. A newspaper clipping published on September 24, 1975 is attached to the reverse of the photograph, which reads: "CNR Lands Unsightly -- This is the scene on the CNR lands on the west side of the Port Stanley harbor where the rail yards have become overgrown with weeds. While the Village of Port Stanley has done much to improve the appearance of the resort town in recent years, there is concern over the lack of improvement in the appearance of the railroad property".
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Talbot Street
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A.B. Cary and Elmer Locke with Best Locomotive Division Safety Award

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives161894
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1977
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F3 19
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F3
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F3 19
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1977
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14.5 x 16 cm
History / Biographical
A.B. Cary (left), director of safety for the Chessie System, presenting the 1977 Best Locomotive Division Safety Award to Elmer Locke, mechanical superintendent of the locomotive division, at the Canadian Headquarters in St. Thomas, Ontario. This image was published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal with the following caption: A.B. Cary (left), director of safety for the Chessie System, travelled from the company's main headquarters in Baltimore, Md., to St. Thomas, yesterday to present the Best Locomotive Division Safety Award to Elmer Locke, mechanical superintendent of the locomotive division, Canadian Headquarters, St. Thomas. Also on hand for the special emeting, were J.J. Cassidy, assistant superintendent of the Cadian Division, J.A.F. Craig, assistant general manager of the locomotive department, Huntington, W. Va., H.L. Webber, locomotive department manager, Grand Rapids, Mich., and M.W. Bergiel, safety co-ordinator, Detroit, Mich."
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Chessie System Inc.
Subject Access
Railways
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Acacia Block on Talbot Street, 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. 1970
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B1 F3 16
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B1 F3
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B1 F3 16
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1970
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : col ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
View of a portion of the southside of the Talbot Street streetscape in St. Thomas, Ontario, photographed from John Street, featuring part of the Acacia block (616-626 Talbot Street), which was built for William Idsardi in 1881. The building pictured at the centre, located at 630 Talbot Street, was purchased by the City of St. Thomas in 1966, and was later demolished to create a walkway from Talbot Street to the parking lot at the rear of the building. View features Sanderson Hardware (624-626 Talbot Street), Art's Shoe Repair (630 Talbot Street), Wallis Plumbing and Heating (632 Talbot Street), and part of Tommy White's Sport Shop (636 Talbot Street).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Talbot Street
Subject Access
Buildings
Streetscapes
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Aerial Photograph - Canada Southern (CASO) Railway station 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. 1940s
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F10 3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F10 3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940s
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
Aerial view of St. Thomas, Ontario featuring the Canada Southern Railway station and the St. Thomas water tower.
Name Access
Canada Southern Railway
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Aerial Photographs
Images
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Aerial Photograph - Canadian Iron and Foundry Co. (Canron Limited) 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. 1981
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F10 8
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F10 8
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1981
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
History / Biographical
The Canadian Iron and Foundry Co. purchased the St. Thomas Car Wheel Co. in 1903 and built a new factory to produce railway car wheels. Later known as Canron, it became the main supplier of car wheels, brake shoes and other products to the St. Thomas rail industry, and contributed to its great success from the 19th century up to the period following the Second World War. By 1973 Canron, was the only manufacturer of railway brake shoes in Canada. Canron closed in the 1980s and the factory was demolished.
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of St. Thomas, Ontario, featuring the Canadian Iron and Foundry Co. (Canron) site in St. Thomas, Ontario.
Name Access
Railways
Canron Limited
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Aerial Photographs
Images
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Aerial Photograph - Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Railway Dock in Sarnia, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1926
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F10 13
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F10 13
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1926
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph featuring the Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Railway car float dock in Sarnia, Ontario, with a view of Imperial Oil Ltd. in the background.
Name Access
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway (C&O)
Sarnia (Ont.)
Imperial Oil Ltd.
Subject Access
Aerial Photographs
Images
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Aerial Photograph- CN's MacMillan Yard, Vaughan, ON

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives161292
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1960
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F10 11
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F10 11
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1960
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 20.5 cm
Scope and Content
Aerial Photograph- CN's MacMillan Yard, Vaughan, ON, ca. 1960.
Name Access
Railways
Subject Access
Aerial Photographs
User Comments
Identification provided by Rob Sterne in November 2019.
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Aerial Photograph - McCredie Farm near Lyons, Ontario

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives161286
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1945
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F10 5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F10 5
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1945
Publication
Posted on Facebook: July 8, 2020.
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
Aerial view of the McCredie farm near Lyons, Ontario, including a brick house and and a circular barn. The house was built in 1908 by Mr. Wilson McCredie, proprietor of the McCredie Brick & Tile Yard, using bricks from his foundry located across the road from the house. The barn was built in 1911 and was demolished because of damage on August 22, 1980. Thomas Coleman helped build the barn. The property was originally a 350 acre farm.
Name Access
McCredie, Wilson
McCredie Brick & Tile Yard
Lyons (Ont.)
Subject Access
Aerial Photographs
Farm life
User Comments
In July 2020, Dave Dykeman made the following comment on Facebook: "My great grandfather, Thomas Coleman, helped build the barn. They farmed on Yorke Line".
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Aerial Photograph - Niagara Falls

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives161293
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1926
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F10 12
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F10 12
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1926
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
Aerial view of the Cantilever Bridge in Niagara Falls being dismantled in 1926. Below the image is the following caption: "TWO BRIDGES cross the Niagara just above the Whirlpool (upper left). In 1926, when this photo was made, the Cantilever Bridge, in foreground, was being dismantled. Next to it is the Michigan Central Bridge which replaced it in 1925. Beyond that is the double-deck Whirlpool Bridge which in 1897 succeeded the Suspension Bridge."
Name Access
Railways
Subject Access
Aerial Photographs
Images
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Aerial photograph of house and barn near Lyons, Ontario

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives164945
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[ca.1960s]
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh4 B1 F12
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh4 B1 F12
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh4 B1 F12
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[ca.1960s]
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 28 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph featuring an aerial view of a house and barn built circa 1908-1911 near Lyons, Ontario, possibly bleong to Mr. Henry Dohnt. The property was originally a 350 acre farm and the bricks for the home and silo were made across the road.
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Aerial Photograph - Pere Marquette Railway tracks through St. Thomas, Ontario

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives161282
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940s
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F10 2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F10 2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940s
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
Aerial view of St. Thomas, Ontario featuring the Pere Marquette Railway (later Chesapeake and Ohio Railway) tracks. View is looking north with Alma College and the Moore Street Water Tower visible in the distance.
Name Access
Pere Marquette Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Aerial Photographs
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Aerial Photographs - St. Thomas, Ontario

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives162047
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
May 20, 1953
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F6
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F6
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F6
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
May 20, 1953
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
17 photographs : b&w ; 12.5 x 20.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photo album containing 17 photographs with aerial views around St. Thomas, Ontario. The St. Thomas Public Utilities Commission hired Ron Nelson Photography in London, Ontario to capture the photographs. The plane was flown on May 20, 1953.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Public Utilities Commission
Ron Nelson Photography (London, Ont.)
Subject Access
Aerial Photographs
Images
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Aerial Photograph, St. Thomas, 1953

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives162048
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
May 20, 1953
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F6 1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F6
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F6 1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
May 20, 1953
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 20.5 cm
Scope and Content
Aerial view of land near St. Thomas, Ontario, with a focus on a waterway, possibly Kettle Creek. Part of an album containing 17 views; the St. Thomas Public Utilities Commission hired Ron Nelson Photography in London, Ontario to capture the photographs. The plane was flown on May 20, 1953.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Public Utilities Commission
Ron Nelson Photography (London, Ont.)
Subject Access
Aerial Photographs
Images
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Aerial Photograph, St. Thomas, 1953

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives162049
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
May 20, 1953
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F6 2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F6
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F6 2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
May 20, 1953
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 20.5 cm
Scope and Content
Aerial view of land near St. Thomas, Ontario, with a focus on a waterway, possibly Kettle Creek. Part of an album containing 17 views; the St. Thomas Public Utilities Commission hired Ron Nelson Photography in London, Ontario to capture the photographs. The plane was flown on May 20, 1953.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Public Utilities Commission
Ron Nelson Photography (London, Ont.)
Subject Access
Aerial Photographs
Images
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