5844 records – page 1 of 293.

91st Battalion Departure, 1916

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives153559
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Storage Location
Box 140, Envelope 95453 (Negative 4 of 6)
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 140, Envelope 95453 (Negative 4 of 6)
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Scope and Content
View of the crowd assembled at the Michigan Central Railway Station, June 25, 1916 to witness the departure of the 91st Battalion, C.E.F. enroute to Halifax, Nova Scotia and transport to England. The photographer has etched this caption on the negative: "Crowd assembled at depot to bid Farewell to 91st Btn". View is looking northeast and includes businesses on the north side of Talbot Street, including the Chant Sperrin Dry Goods store on the northeast corner of Talbot and Manitoba Streets (801 Talbot Street), George W. Durkee, auctioneer (773), Bertrand A. Sumner, confectioner (779) - "Fresh Candy" on store awning, and the International Hotel (819-825). Balaclava Street Public School and Grace Methodist Church (after 1925, Grace United Church) are also partially visible. Several men have risked electrocution to climb a hydro pole for a better view.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 34 (Horton to Manitoba)
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 35 (Manitoba to Alma)
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 36 (Alma to Balaclava)
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
91st Battalion
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
First World War
91st Battalion
Soldiers
Military
Railways
Hotels
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
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1887 St. Thomas train disaster

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives183766
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
October 31, 2005
Accession Number
2017-39
Storage Location
ECVF Box 269, File 1
(M3 S1 Sh2 B1 F1)
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2017-39
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
ECVF Box 269, File 1
(M3 S1 Sh2 B1 F1)
GMD
textual records
Date Range
October 31, 2005
Physical Description
1 p.
Scope and Content
"1887 St. Thomas train disaster recalled": an overview of the publication "Rain of Fire: The Ordeal of Conductor Spettigue", by John Passfield. Published in the London Free Press, October 31, 2005.
Subject Access
Railways
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Abandoned C&O Service Shop

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives129785
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 101
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Creator
Larry Broadbent
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 101
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Physical Description
1 slide : col.
Scope and Content
Abandoned C&O Service Shop, June, 1987.
Name Access
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images
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Abandoned C&O Service Shop

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives129786
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 102
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Creator
Larry Broadbent
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 102
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Physical Description
1 slide : col.
Scope and Content
Abandoned C&O Service Shop, June, 1987.
Name Access
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images
Less detail

Abandoned C&O Service Shop

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives129787
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 103
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Creator
Larry Broadbent
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 103
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Physical Description
1 slide : col.
Scope and Content
Abandoned C&O Service Shop, June, 1987.
Name Access
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images
Less detail

Abandoned C&O Service Shop

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives129788
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 104
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Creator
Larry Broadbent
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 104
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Physical Description
1 slide : col.
Scope and Content
Abandoned C&O Service Shop, June, 1987.
Name Access
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images
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Abandoned C&O Service Shop

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives129789
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 105
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Creator
Larry Broadbent
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 105
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Physical Description
1 slide : col.
Scope and Content
Abandoned C&O Service Shop, June, 1987.
Name Access
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images
Less detail

Abandoned C&O Service Shop

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives129790
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 106
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Creator
Larry Broadbent
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 106
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Physical Description
1 slide : col.
Scope and Content
Abandoned C&O Service Shop, June, 1987. A "Danger" sign is visible.
Name Access
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images
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Abandoned C&O Service Shop

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives129791
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 107
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Creator
Larry Broadbent
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 107
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Physical Description
1 slide : col.
Scope and Content
Abandoned C&O Service Shop, June, 1987. A sign reading "Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Property No Trespassing" is seen.
Name Access
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images
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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
Images
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Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad and the City of St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives163474
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1912-1919
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F43
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F43
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F43
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1912-1919
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
1 plan
Scope and Content
File contains an Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and the Corporation of the City of St. Thomas (lessee), effective March 1, 1919. Also includes related correspondence and a plan showing the land to be leased to the City of St. Thomas, dated February 6, 1912.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
New York Central Railroad
Subject Access
Railways
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Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and D.L. Shafer (lessee)

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives162832
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1912
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F22
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F22
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F22
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1912
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
1 plan
Scope and Content
File contains an Abstract of Lease of Company Property, dated May 1, 1912, between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and D.L. Shafer (lessee) regarding property on Moore Street in St. Thomas, Ontario. Permission is granted for the lessee to use the dwelling on the property as a carpenter shop. File also includes a plan, dated April 1, 1912, showing the land leased to D.L. Shafer.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry
Documents
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Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and Henry Lindop (lessee)

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives162830
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1912
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F20
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F20
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F20
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1912
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
1 document
1 plan
Scope and Content
File contains an Abstract of Lease of Company Property, dated May 1, 1912, between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and Henry Lindop (lessee) regarding a property on Moore Street, near Amelia Street, in St. Thomas. The railway grants permission for Lindop to lease the property for the storage of lumber. File also contains a plan, dated April 1, 1912, showing the land leased to Henry Lindop, noted on the plan as "Lindop's Planing Mill".
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry
Documents
Less detail

Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and M.B. Johnson & Son (lessee), 1919

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives162838
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1918-1919
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F29
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F29
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F29
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1918-1919
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
1 plan
Scope and Content
File contains an Abstract of Lease of Company Property, dated January 2, 1919, between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and M.B. Johnson & Son (lessee). The agreement grants Marshall Brewster Johnson and Angus William Jonhson, copartners doing business as M.B. Johnson and Son, permission to lease a parcel of land located on Centre Street, between White and Southwick Streets in St. Thomas, Ontario, for the storage of lumber. File also contains a plan, dated November 28, 1918, showing the subject property.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry
Documents
Less detail

Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and Robert Hardy (lessee)

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives162837
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1917
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F27
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F27
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F27
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1917
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
1 plan
Scope and Content
File contains an Abstract of Lease of Company Property, dated December 1, 1917, between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and Robert Hardy (lessee). The abstract grants Hardy permission to lease a parcel of property from the railway for use as a site for stock scales, which other shippers were permitted to use in exchange for a per-use payment. File also includes a plan, dated October 21, 1908, showing the land leased to Robert Hardy, specifically the south part of Lot 12, Range 5, in the Township of Delaware, Middlesex County.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Documents
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Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and the City of St. Thomas (lessee), 1921

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives162846
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1921
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F30
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F30
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1921
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
1 plan
Scope and Content
File contains an Abstract of Lease of Company Property, dated December 13, 1921, between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and the City of St. Thomas (lessee). The agreement grants the city permission to lease a parcel of land located on Centre Street, between Stanley and Church Streets in St. Thomas, Ontario, to be used as a site for a platform and car barns. File also contains a plan, dated November 23, 1921, showing the subject property.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry
Documents
Less detail

Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and the Griffin Coal and Ice Company (lessee)

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives162833
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1913-1915
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F23
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F23
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F23
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1913-1915
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
1 plan
Scope and Content
File contains an Abstract of Lease of Company Property, dated December 1, 1913, between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) the Griffin Coal and Ice Company (lessee) regarding property in St. Thomas, Ontario. Permission is granted for the lessee to use the property for buildings encroaching on the land owned by the Michigan Central Railroad, near Centre and Railway Streets. File also includes a plan, dated January 7, 1915, showing the property leased to the Griffin Coal and Ice Company.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Griffin Coal and Ice Company Ltd.
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry
Related Material
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F1: Part of the Correspondence subseries of the Michigan Central Railroad records series; contains internal correspondence from the Michigan Central Railroad regarding the Griffin Coal and Ice Company obtaining rights to harvest ice on Pinafore Lake.
Documents
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Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and William Southcott (lessee), 1911

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives162809
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
June 1, 1911
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F14
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F14
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F14
GMD
textual records
Date Range
June 1, 1911
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
1 plan
Scope and Content
File contains an Abstract of Lease of Company Property, dated June 1, 1911, between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and William Southcott, for a parcel of land near Clarence Street in London, Ontario, to be used as a site for a coal yard. File also contains a plan showing the property leased to Southcott.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
London (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Land Records
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Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad, Marshall Brewster Johnson and Angus William Johnson

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives163476
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1919
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F46
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F46
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F46
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1919
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
1 plan
Scope and Content
File contains an Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and Marhsall Brewster Johnson and Angus William Johnson, doing business as M.B. Johnson & Son (lessee), dated January 2, 1919.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Subject Access
Railways
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Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the New York Central Railroad (lessor) and Ellis and Howard Ltd. (lessee)

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives162847
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1954-1955
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F32
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F32
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F32
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1954-1955
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.2 cm of textual records
1 plan
Scope and Content
File contains an Abstract of Lease of Company Property, dated March 1, 1954, between the New York Central Railroad (lessor) and Ellis and Howard Limited (lessee). The agreement grants the company permission to lease property owned by the railway to be used in connection with adjoining premises controlled by the lessee under lease from the lessor. File also contains a plan, dated February 9, 1954, showing the site in London, Ontario, near Colborne and Bathurst Streets; plan shows the New York Central Railroad freight house and shed, the Facey Coal Co. lease and the Ellis and House Ltd. building. File also includes correspondence and tax assessments for the years 1954-1955.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
New York Central Railroad
London (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry
Documents
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5844 records – page 1 of 293.