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Granite Arena, St. Thomas

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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 B1 130
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 130
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1945
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Three copies of a black and white photograph showing the exterior of the Granite Arena, located on the northeast corner of Metcalfe and Centre Streets, St. Thomas, ca. 1945. View is looking northeast along Metcalfe Street from Centre Street and includes a rear and side view of the hardware store operated by Arthur J. Gloin on the southeast corner of Talbot and Metcalfe Streets. The Supertest Service Station on the northwest corner of Talbot and Pearl Streets is visible in the background. Michigan Central Railway/New York Central Railway tracks running east-west just north of Centre Street are visible.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 8 (Metcalfe to Elgin).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 25 (St. George to Pearl).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Granite Curling Rink
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
New York Central Railway
Subject Access
Arena
Railways
Images

Michigan Central Railroad Employees Band

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1920
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B2 F3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Creator
John Jackson
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B2 F3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1920
Publication
Published in "Harvest of Memories: Elgin's History Through a Photographer's Lens-Volume II" on page 161.
Series
Anderson family fonds - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25 cm on sheet 29 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the Michigan Central Railroad Employees Band, St. Thomas, Ontario, posed on the front steps of the Elgin County Court House, 1920. John Jackson photograph. Standing, left to right: P. Cain (President), R. Eddleston (Secretary), Ed. Mitchener, P. Powless, Ed. McGhee, R. Knight, Wm. Waters, R. Bell, Wm. Smith, Wm. Robinson, Fred. Hardy, C.W. Adams (Hon. Secretary), E.R. Webb (Hon. President). Sitting, middle row, left to right: F. Crute, J. Gant, E. Andrews, W. Taylor (Leader), F. McLauchlan, W. Barnwell, S. Read, J. Atkinson. Sitting, front row, left to right: J. Mitchener, J. Schuyler, D. Wilkinson, C. Hayden, A. Demcie, A. Allen, Chas. Rowe." Peter Powless, 190064 served in the First World War as a member of the 91st Battalion. This photograph was published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal, July 24, 1920, p. 9.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
St. Thomas (Ont.)
91st Battalion
Elgin County Courthouse
Subject Access
Elgin County Courthouse
First World War
Music
First Nations
Aboriginal Peoples
Native Peoples
91st Battalion
Railways
Images