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London & Port Stanley Railway - A Study in Contrasts

Date:
ca. 1918
Part Of:
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level:
Item
Storage Room:
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location:
Box 100, File 8 9
R5 S4 Sh4 B2
Accession No.:
2003-17
2016-32
GMD:
graphic material
Physical Description:
1 photograph : b&w
1 slide : b&w
Scope & Content:
One black and white photograph composite showing "A Study in Contrasts". Images identified by numbers 1 & 2: The efficient electric locomotive replaces the old steam shunting engine at the car-ferry slip dock, Port Stanley; 3 & 4: "Before-and-After" effect at the Beach Terminal. The dilapidated platform cars and smoky feeble locomotives, superseded by thousand-horse-power, solid-vestibuled, fast and frequent electric trains." Included in The London and Port Stanley Railway Annual Reports for years ending June 30th 1916-1917-1918-1919.
There is also a copy of Image 4 in the format of a slide, from AN 2016-32.
Names:
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subjects:
Railways
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