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The St. Thomas Elevated Park Project

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2012-2015
Storage Location
Box 181, File 9
R10 S4 Sh1 B7
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 181, File 9
R10 S4 Sh1 B7
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textual records
Date Range
2012-2015
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Heritage Impact Assessment (HIA): Michigan Central Railroad Bridge, Kettle Creek Valley, Fingal Line at Sunset Drive, City of St. Thomas, Elgin County, Ontario. Published by Golder Associates, 2012.
a pamphlet: "The St. Thomas Elevated Park Project", published by On Track St. Thomas, 2014. Printing courtesy of Green's Printing Service.
-a photocopy of a St. Thomas Times-Journal article: "Master plan in the works for elevated park", August 8, 2015.
-a photocopy of a St. Thomas Times-Journal article: "Lunch with a view", August 14, 2015.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Bridge
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges

Postcard - M.C.R. Station, St. Thomas

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Photograph Collection
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Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca.1915
Accession Number
2013-05
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B5 F8
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Photograph Collection
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Item
Item Number
P 388
Accession Number
2013-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B5 F8
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca.1915
Physical Description
1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm
Scan Resolution
300 d.p.i.
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard showing the Michigan Central Railway (M.C.R.) station (now known as the CASO or Canada Southern Railway station), St. Thomas, ca. 1910s, south side, looking east.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Images

Michigan Central Railway Park, St. Thomas

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Elgin County Archives
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Scott Studio fonds
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Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Storage Location
Box 17, Envelope 15007
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
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Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 17, Envelope 15007
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Physical Description
Glass-plate negative
Scope and Content
View of MCR Park adjacent to the Michigan Central Railway station (now the historic CASO Station), looking north-west. Several businesses are visible in the background, including the YMCA, C.H. Schultz Wallpaper, W.E. Rayner Plumber and Cook's Drug Store.
Down the Street to yesterday Zone 15 (Ross to opposite Horton).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 33 (Flora to Horton).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Y.M.C.A., St. Thomas
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
Railways
Parks
YMCA
Copy Print Number
739
Images

Michigan Central Railway Park, St. Thomas

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Elgin County Archives
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Scott Studio fonds
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Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Storage Location
Box 17, Envelope 15008
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
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Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 17, Envelope 15008
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Publication
Printed in the St. Thomas Times-Journal: July 25, 2005
Physical Description
Glass-plate negative
Scope and Content
Michigan Central Railway (MCR) Park, looking east, likely taken from the roof of the YMCA building on the southeast corner of Talbot and Ross Streets (built in 1914). Shows the exterior of the Michigan Central Railway Station (now the historic CASO Station). A St. Thomas Street Railway car is visible parked on a siding on the south side of Talbot Street in front of the station.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 16 (opposite Horton to opposite Manitoba).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 17 (opposite Manitoba to opposite Alma).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 18 (opposite Alma to opposite Balaclava).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 19 (opposite Balaclava to opposite Inkerman).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 34 (Horton to Manitoba).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 35 (Manitoba to Alma).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Y.M.C.A., St. Thomas
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Canada Southern Railway Station
St. Thomas Street Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Parks
YMCA
Images

MCR Park, Dutton

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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1935
Storage Location
Box 538, Envelope 51
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 538, Envelope 51
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1935
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w plastic negative
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the Michigan Central Railway (MCR) Park, Dutton, Ontario, ca. 1935.
Name Access
Dutton (Ont.)
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Copy Print Number
1019
Images

Essex Fusiliers in West Lorne

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Elgin County Archives
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Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1935
Storage Location
Box 538, Envelope 109
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 538, Envelope 109
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1935
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w plastic negative
Scope and Content
Black and white negative showing members of the Essex Fusiliers reserve regiment on parade in West Lorne, Ontario, ca. 1935. A steam-powered locomotive and rail cars marked "N.Y.C.R.R." (New York Central Railroad) is visible in the background, parked in front of a railway station, possibly the Michigan Central Railway/New York Central Railway station in West Lorne.
Name Access
West Lorne (Ont.)
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
New York Central Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Soldiers
Military
Images

Michigan Central Railway Dam, West Lorne

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1935
Storage Location
Box 538, Envelope 121
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 538, Envelope 121
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1935
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w plastic negative
Scope and Content
Black and white negative showing the Michigan Central Railway Dam near West Lorne, Ontario, ca. 1935.
Name Access
West Lorne (Ont.)
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Images

Michigan Central Railway blacksmith and boiler shop interior

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Storage Location
Box 18, Envelope 2216
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 18, Envelope 2216
GMD
graphic material
Physical Description
1 negative : nitrate
Physical Condition
Good
Scope and Content
Interior of the Michigan Central Railway (M.C.R.) blacksmith and boiler shop, St. Thomas.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
Railways
Images
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Township of Southwold fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
June 14, 1915; Revised October 18, 1915
Accession Number
2004-17
Storage Location
M12
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Township of Southwold fonds
Creator
Prepared by the MCRR Office Divison Engineer, Canada Division
Description Level
Item
Item Number
MAP 180
Accession Number
2004-17
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
M12
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
June 14, 1915; Revised October 18, 1915
Series
Elgin County Map Collection
Physical Description
1 map: waxed linen
Scope and Content
Shows location of tracks, station, stock yards, coal sheds and dwellings in the vicinity.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Shedden (Ont.)

MCR Water Tank and West Lorne Wagon Co. Ltd.

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
West Lorne Women's Institute fonds
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Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Accession Number
2006-21
Storage Location
R6 S6 Sh1 B3 F1 124b
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
West Lorne Women's Institute fonds
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Item
Accession Number
2006-21
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R6 S6 Sh1 B3 F1 124b
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Series
West Lorne Women's Institute fonds - Tweedsmuir History series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph, circa 1910, showing the Michigan Central Railway water tank at West Lorne, foreground, with the West Lorne Wagon Co. Ltd. in the background. Included in West Lorne Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History, Volume Two, page 124.
Name Access
West Lorne Women's Institute
West Lorne (Ont.)
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
Tweedsmuir Histories
Women's Institutes
Railways
Business and Industry
Images

Michigan Central Railway Depot, Aylmer, 1913

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1913
Accession Number
2010-23
Storage Location
ECVF B115 F1
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
P31 4
Accession Number
2010-23
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
ECVF B115 F1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1913
Series
Elgin County Vertical File Collection - Aylmer Express Industrial and Farming Number 1913 file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of showing the Michigan Central Railway Depot, Aylmer, 1913. Published in Aylmer Express Industrial and Farming Number, 1913, p. 31.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Aylmer (Ont.)
Aylmer Express
Subject Access
Railways
Images

T. Bruce Nairn Insurance Agency, Ticket and Telegraph Office, Aylmer, 1913

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1913
Accession Number
2010-23
Storage Location
ECVF B115 F1
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
P34 1
Accession Number
2010-23
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
ECVF B115 F1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1913
Series
Elgin County Vertical File Collection - Aylmer Express Industrial and Farming Number 1913 file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the exterior of the T. Bruce Nairn Insurance Agency, Ticket and Telegraph Office, Talbot Street West, Aylmer, 1913. In an accompanying advertisement Nairn is identified as an agent for the Michigan Central Railway, American Express Company and G.N.W. Telegraph Company, and as an insurance broker and issuer of marriage licenses. Published in Aylmer Express Industrial and Farming Number, 1913, p. 34.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Aylmer (Ont.)
Aylmer Express
Subject Access
Business and Industry
Railways
Images

London-St. Thomas Brier, 1974

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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Item
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
1974
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
W3 B3 F24
  36 images     12 documents  
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
W3 B3 F24
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
1974
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.1 x 100 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.4 x 14.3 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 14.5 x 14.3 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 14.3 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.8 x 14.4 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 24.3 x 19.4 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 24.2 x 19 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 24.4 x 19 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 24.1 x 19.2 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 24.4 x 19.5 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 24.1 x 19.4 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 24.1 x 19.1 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 24.2 x 19.1 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 24.5 x 19.8 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 14.9 x 19 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.2 x 14.2 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.9 x 19.4 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 14.1 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.1 x 14.1 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.2 x 19.2 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 14.2 x 9.6 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 14.2 x 19 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 9.3 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.7 x 23.7 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.6 x 14.5 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.7 x 9.7 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.4 x 9.4 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.4 x 19.3 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.6 x 14.5 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.3 x 19.2 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.7 x 19.3 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 15.2 x 9.9 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.7 x 19.2 cm
12 p. textual records
Scope and Content
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published February 9, 1974, with caption:
"Some of the 46 St. Thomas Curling Club members who are working on the London-St. Thomas Brier '74 committee are pictured above. They are wearing the official Brier '74 dress, Ontario Tartan red jackets, designed, milled and manufactured specially for the Brier at London Gardens from March 4 to 9." (24a and 24b [photograph scanned in two sections because of length])
"Dot Preston (left), Jack Rupple and Brenda Ronald model the official Brier '74 dress of the Ontario Tartan for men and women workers. The ladies shawl is worn similar to the old Scottish shoulder plaid of Lady Flora McDonald 1722." (24c)
"The ladies may add options, brilliant red jackets or vests worn by Liz Kitts (vest) and Betty Parkes (jacket). Pat Gilbert (centre) models the jacket, showing the back of the shawl which is wo[r]n like the MacDonald Lassie." (24d)
"Premier William Davis and Mrs. Davis will attend the opening of the Brier on Monday, March 4, when the premier dressed in the Brier outfit will officially open the event by delivering the first rock. The premier is shown here receiving a Brier program from George Parkes, chairman, London-St. Thomas Brier Committee." (24e)
"Lois Farley, Chairman Brier '74 dress committee and Don Anderson who assisted the committee look over the 70 orders received from the four hosting clubs: St. Thomas, Ivanhoe, London & Highland." (24f)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published March 2, 1974, with caption:
"Glenboro Curling Club, Glenboro, Manitoba - Left to right (front) Jack Fraser, second; Jim Thornborough, lead; (back) Don Barr, skip; Dunc Hyrich, vice." (24g)
"Kindersley Curling Club, Kindersley, Saskatchewan - Left to right (front) Rod St. John, lead; Wayne St. John, second; (back) Ron St. John, vice; Larry McGrath, skip." (24h)
"St. Laurent Curling Club, Montreal, Quebec - Left to right (front) Fred Topp, lead; Alf Berting, second; (back) Bill Ross, vice; Jim Ursel, skip." (24i)
"St. Albert Curling Club, St. Albert, Alberta - Left to right (front) Darrel Sutton, lead; Warren Hansen, second; (back) Ron Anton, vice; Hec Gervais, skip." (24j)
"Richmond Winter Club, Richmond, British Columbia - Left to right (front) Clark Winterton, lead; Gerry Peckman, second; (back) Jim Armstrong, skip; Bernie Sparkes, vice." (24k)
"Halifax Curling Club, Halifax, Nova Scotia - Left to right (front) Robert Little, lead; Tom Fetterly, second; (back) Kenneth 'Doc' Langille, vice; Barry Shearer, skip." (24l)
"St. John's Curling Club, St. John's, Newfoundland - Left to right (front) Keith Wight, lead; Doug Hudson, second; (back) Damien Ryan, vice; Fred Wight, skip." (24m)
"Charlottetown Curling Club, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Left to right (front) Merrill Wigginton, lead; Jerry Muzika, second; (back) John Fortier, vice; Bob Dillon, skip." (24n)
"Capital Winter Club, Fredericton, New Brunswick - Left to right (front) John Cormier, lead; Shelby Palk, second; (back) Brian Mackin, vice; John Clark, skip." (24o)
"Idylwylde Golf & Curling Club, Sudbury, Ontario - Left to right (front) John Tate, lead; Bob Tate, second; (back) Frank Bell, vice; John Ross, skip." (24p)
"Scarborough Golf & Country Club, Scarborough, Ontario - Left to right (front) Ed Werenich, Second; Ron Green, lead; (back) Paul Savage, skip; Bob Thompson, vice." (24q)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published March 4, 1974, with caption:
"Brier church service - Pipers from Canadian Forces Base, Trenton, lead a procession of curlers down the aisle at First St. Andrew's United Church in London, Sunday evening, for the annual church service related to the Canadian Curling Association Championship. Several hundred persons attended the service at which Rev. P.J. Costello of St. Thomas assisted the host minister Rev. Alex J. Farquhar." (24r)
"Entertainment - Mrs. Anne Day, and Mrs. Daphne Ferguson were two of those providing entertainment in the form of humorous skits for guests at the Brier Ladies Luncheon sponsored by the City of St. Thomas at the St. Thomas-Elgin Memorial Community Centre, Sunday. One hundred and sixty-five persons were present for the dinner." (24s)
"Head table - Members of the head table at the Brier Ladies' Luncheon held at the St. Thomas-Elgin Memorial Community Centre, Sunday, included, from left: Mrs. Isabel Mortin, and Mrs. Sue Waite, both of St. Thomas; Mrs. Lachlin McTavish of Toronto; Mrs. Betty Parkes of St. Thomas; Mrs. D.W. Currie of Toronto; Mrs. Mary Robinson of London, Mrs. H.B. Boreham of Victoria, B.C.; St. Thomas Mayor Eber Rice; and Mrs. Dot Prestonm, of St. Thomas. Altogether, 165 guests participated in the luncheon for the wives of Bruer curlers, dignitaries and special guests." (24t)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published March 5, 1974, with caption:
"Eyes on the rock - Lead Darr[e]l Sutton of the undefeated Alberta rink watches his rock intently after making a shot during the first day of the Brier at London, Monday. The action occurred during the important opening match as Alberta beat the Saskatchewan rink by a score of 8-4." (24u)
"Attends opening ceremonies - Mrs. Bill Davis, left watches her husband throw the opening rock, Monday, s the Macdonald brier tankard got underway at the Gardens in London. Mrs. George Parkes, right, vice-chairman of the ladies' division of the brier committee looks on as well." (24v)
"Opening ceremonies - About 4,000 spectators were at London Gardens, Monday, for the opening ceremonies of the Canadian Curling Championships. Here the eleven participating rinks are ushered in with the pipes of the 1st Battali[o]n of the Royal Canadian Regiment." (24w)
"Shouting instruction - Ontario skip Paul Savage shouts words of instruction to his sweepers as they guide his rock towards the house in his first-round match with Prince Edward Island at the Canadian Curling Championships in London. Savage dropped a 5-4 decision to P.E.I.'s Bob Dillon and also lost his second-round game to Northern Ontario." (24x)
"Looking one over - Alberta skip Hec Gervais, left, and vice-skip Ron Anton discuss their strategy in Alberta's first-round victory over Larry McGrath's Saskatchewan rink, 8-4. Gervais also beat Prince Edward Island yesterday by a 6-3 count to remain unbeaten in the Canadian Curling Championships along with Northern Ontario and New Brunswick." (24y)
"Anticipation - Ontario Premier William Davis watches with interest as his opening rock slides down the ice during the official ceremonies prior to the start of the 45th annual Canadian Curling Championships at the Gardens in London. He received a hearty ovation from the 4,000 spectators as the rock slip into the house." (24z)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published March 6, 1974, with caption:
"Finger tip control - Jim Ursel, skip of the Quebec rink, displays fingertip control during the fourth draw of the London-St. Thomas Brier, Tuesday. His fingertip control has the Quebec entry into a first-place tie with Manitoba's Don Barr. Both rinks are undefeated after three matches." (25a2)
"Hard at work - Alberta's lead Darrel Sutton, left, and vice Ronald Anton guide a rock down the ice during fourth-round action at the London-St. Thomas Brier Tuesday. Despite all their efforts Alberta suffered their first loss in the encounter as they were upset 8-6 by New Brunswick in the match." (24b2)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published March 7, 1974, with caption:
"Familiar figure - Colin Cam[p]bell, one of three Brier trustees is a familiar figure around the London Gardens this week. Mr. Campbell, who was born in Shedden and attended school in Lawrence Station and Dutton, has been a Brier trustee since 1956." (24c2)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published March 8, 1974, with caption:
"In disguise - St. Thomas curler, Keith Lawes, who is filling in for New Brunswick second, Shelby Palk, added a little more confusion to the situation, as he appeared on ice wearing New Brunswick skip, John Clark's T-shirt, during action of the 1974 London-St. Thomas Brier, Thursday[.] Lawes was called in to replace Palk, who came down with a case of the red measles, Tuesday night." (24d2)
"Ontario rock heavy - Ontario's Bob Thompson, left, and Fred Wight, skip of the Newfoundland rink, engage in a sweeping match during the 10th end of their afternoon encounter, yesterday. On the shot, Paul Savage attempted to knock Wight's shot rock out of the house, and stay for a single point. The shot, however, was heavy, and did not hit the Newfoundland stone squarely, and the Ontario rock slid through the house. Newfoundland's rock slid to 12-foot ring, and they scored two points in the end." (24e2)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published March 9, 1974, with caption:
"Set to deliver - Alberta skip, Hec Gervais, is set to deliver a rock in yesterday's action at the London-St. Thomas Brier. Gervais' rink turned in their poorest performance of the event as they took a 13-5 drubbing at the hands of Ontario's Paul Savage rink. Also seen in the picture are Darrel Sutton, left, lead for the Alberta rink, and Warren Hansen, second for the Alberta squad." (24f2)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published March 11, 1974, with caption:
"Brier spectators - Watching the fnial ends of the Canadian Curling Championships at London, Saturday, were Lord and Lady Elgin, centre and Lt. Col. R.A. Karn, commanding officer of the Elgin Regiment, at left and Mrs. Karn, at right. Lord Elgin is the Honorary Colonel of the regiment, and has a special interest in the 'roaring game' which was born in Scotland." (24g2)
"Macdonald Brier Tankard winners - The Alberta rink displays the Macdonald Brier Tankard Saturday at the London Gardens. The Alberta foursome registered an 8-2 record in the six-day event to capture the silverware. Members of the championship squad, left to right, are: Hec Gervais, skip; Ron Anton, vice; Warren Hansen, second; and Darrel Sutton, lead." (24h2)
"Winning shot - Members of the Alberta rink raise their arms in victory after skip Hec Gervais made a superb take out shot on his final shot in the 12th end. Alberta's 4-2 victory over Quebec coupled with Ontario's 11-8 upset over Saskatchewan allowed the Alberta foursome to claim the Macdonald Brier Tankard without a playoff Sunday." (24i2)
"Bonspiel champions - Larry Lampman's St. Thomas entry captured the annual H.I.R.A. Limited bonspiel recently. Members of the rink, left to right, are: (seated) Lynda Herbert, lead; Sue Ferguson, vice; (standing) Larry Lampman, skip; and Bob Harris, second." (24j2)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, February 9, 1974, "Colorful outfits designed specially for Canadian Brier". (W3_B3_F24a)
Articles, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 2,1974, "Marcel DeWitte is skipping a top-rate team of ice-makers; Curling is known for sportsmanship; Qualities of a good curler". (W3_B3_F24b)
Articles, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 2, 1974, "Parkes has credentials for Brier chairmanship; All serious curlers should know the rules". (W3_B3_F24c)
Articles, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 2, 1974, "Brier played under DCA rules; Curling scoring system; How not to impress curlers". (W3_B3_F24d)
Articles, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 2, 1974, "Brier will highlight Canada's best curlers; Rules cover everything". (W3_B3_F24e)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 4,1974, "Visiting Brier ladies enjoy city-sponsored dinner". (W3_B3_F24f)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 5, 1974, "'Ontario' entered twice in the Brier". (W3_B3_F24g)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 5, 1974, "Paul Savage has disappointing day". (W3_B3_F24h)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 6, 1974, "Gervais is upset by Clark". (W3_B3_F24i)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 9, 1974, "Ontario's Paul Savage takes on role of spoiler". (W3_B3_F24j)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 9, 1974, "Newfoundland rink posts first win". (W3_B3_F24k)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 11, 1974, "Alberta claims Brier". (W3_B3_F24l)
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
St. Thomas Curling Club
Lord Elgin
Elgin Regiment
Royal Canadian Regiment
1st Battalion
Subject Access
Newspapers
Sports and Recreation
Curling
Images
Documents

Michigan Central Railroad plan showing tracks and station in St. Thomas, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
December 1942
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T28 1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T28 1
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
December 1942
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
1 plan [photocopy]
Scope and Content
Plan showing the Michigan Central Railroad's tracks from Princess Avenue past the station on Talbot Street, dated December 1942. Created by the Office of the District Engineer in Detroit, Michigan.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Subject Access
Railways

Michigan Central Railroad plan showing property to be sold to R.W. Rankin

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
September 17, 1947
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T28 5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T28 5
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
September 17, 1947
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
1 plan
Scope and Content
Plan showing the Michigan Central Railroad property to be sold to R.W. Rankin, dated September 17, 1947. Shows Talbot Street and Ross Street, and Lot 1 in Reg. Plan No. 43, St. Thomas, Ontario.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Subject Access
Railways

New York Central Railroad plan showing railway lines from Niagara Falls to the Montrose Yard

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
May 15, 1952
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T29 8
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T29 8
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
May 15, 1952
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
1 plan
Scope and Content
New York Central Railroad plan railway lines from Niagara Falls to the Montrose Yard, dated May 15, 1952.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Subject Access
Railways

Photographs - Railway Employees

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1890-1995
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F3
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F3
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1890-1995
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
103 photographs
4 newspaper clippings
Scope and Content
File contains photographs of various railway employees, mostly from the Michigan Central Railroad and the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway. Employees are pictured working on the railway, mostly locally, as well as at various events including banquets, awards ceremonies and sporting events.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway (C&O)
New York Central Railroad
Subject Access
Railways

Group Photograph of Railway Employees

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1950s
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F3 3
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 3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1950s
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 20.5 cm
Scope and Content
Group photograph of employees, likely from the Michigan Central Railroad, posing beside New York Central Railroad Locomotive No. 1290, possibly in St. Thomas, Ontario. Pictured, from left to right, are: Ray Sutton, Morse Babcock, Pat McManus, [T.W.C.] and Charlie Broadbent.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
Railways
Images

Apprentice Class at the Michigan Central Railroad Shops, 1908

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
1908
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F3 4
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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 4
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
1908
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 20.5 cm
1 newspaper clipping
Scope and Content
Copy of a photograph published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal on August 1, 1952, which features the apprentice class at the Michigan Central Railroad Shops in 1908. See attached PDF for newspaper article. The individuals have been identified as follows: Bottom row, from left to right: J.R. (Bob) Sands, Hugh Adams, Leslie Travers, "Frenchy" McNabb, William Anderson, C.J. (Charlie) Marple, Frank Clarke, Leslie Freeman, Willian Sanderson and W.J. (Bill) Baird. Second row, from left to right: M.R. (Roy) Benson, Albert Cosens, Ernest Morriss, Charles Pink, Gus Lenerty, Jack Rayner, J.L. (Jack) McTaggart, Earl Ellwood and Frank Compton. Back row, standing, from left to right: Charles Nealon, A.J. (Phonse) Arlein, Chester Hubert, George Galloway, Murray Chute, H.G. (Harry) Manning, George Millard, Glen Rowley, Otto Shoemaker, A. McGregor and Arland Perry.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Images
Documents

R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F3 4.pdf

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Group Photograph - Michigan Central Railroad Workers

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1900
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F3 5
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 5
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1900
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 20.5 cm
Scope and Content
Group photograph of Michigan Central Railroad workers, posing beside a passenger or baggage car.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
Railways
Images

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