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Cantilever Bridge, Niagara Falls

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1878
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F11 5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F11
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F11 5
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1878
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
View of the cantilever bridge in Niagara Falls on its opening day on December 20, 1883. It was built by the Central Bridge Works for the Michigan Central Railroad and was dismantled in 1926.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Niagara Falls (Ont.)
Subject Access
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Transportation
Railways
Images

Michigan Central Railroad Bridge in Cornell, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1900-1920
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F11 7
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F11
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F11 7
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1900-1920
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
View of a Pere Marquette Railway train crossing the Michigan Central Railroad bridge in Cornell, Ontario.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Pere Marquette Railway
Subject Access
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Transportation
Railways
Images

Kettle Creek Bridge, 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. 1910
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F11 15
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F11
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F11 15
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 11.5 cm
History / Biographical
The Kettle Breek bridge was originally built as a single-track timber structure in 1872, and was expanded into a twin-track archway in 1929. It has been recognized as a national historic engineering site.
Scope and Content
View of the Michigan Central Railroad's Kettle Creek Bridge bridge in St. Thomas, Ontario.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Kettle Creek Bridge
Subject Access
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Transportation
Railways
Images

Kettle Creek Bridge, 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. 1910
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F11 16
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F11
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F11 16
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 11.5 cm
History / Biographical
The Kettle Breek bridge was originally built as a single-track timber structure in 1872, and was expanded into a twin-track archway in 1929. It has been recognized as a national historic engineering site.
Scope and Content
View of the Michigan Central Railroad's Kettle Creek Bridge bridge in St. Thomas, Ontario.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Kettle Creek Bridge
Kettle Creek
Subject Access
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Transportation
Railways
Images

Bridge Notes - Canada Division Main Line

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
[ca. 1920s]
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh1 B4 F5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh1 B4 F5
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh1 B4 F5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
[ca. 1920s]
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
1 volume
Scope and Content
Booklet containing notes and diagrams about bridges along the Canada Division Main Line.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
New York Central Railroad
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad

Ross St. Subway

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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 172, Envelope 99104
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 172, Envelope 99104
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1935
Physical Description
1 negative : plastic
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
The "Subway" opened on November 20, 1909.
Scope and Content
Black and white photo of the Michigan Central Railway Ross Street subway/underpass looking south. The YMCA building on the southeast corner of Talbot and Ross Streets is partially visible. A steam locomotive is partially visible approaching the railway overpass from the west (right). The Elgin Co-Operative Services water tower on Moore Street is partially visible at right. A sign for the Supertest Service Station on the southeast corner of Ross and Jonas Streets is visible in the far background. The subway was constructed by the MCR in 1908 and demolished in May, 2014.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Ross Street Railway Bridge
Ross Street Subway
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
YMCA
Images

M.C.R.R. Bridge in Winter

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F9 4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F9 4
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.5 x 11.5 cm on sheet 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph showing a train crossing the Michigan Central Railway trestle bridge near St. Thomas, Ontario in winter. Mounted on cardboard with the caption "M.C.R.R. Bridge in Winter".
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Photography
Images

M.C.R. Bridge Looking East

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F12 1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F12 1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Publication
Published on the Archives' flickr site: http://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/4329743825/in/set-72157623225446063/.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, sepia toned ; 20 x 25 cm on sheet 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Landscape photograph showing the Michigan Central Railway trestle bridge over Kettle Creek, with the City of St. Thomas and several prominent landmark buildings, including the courthouse, visible in the background. Mounted on cardboard with the caption "M.C.R. Bridge looking East".
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Railways
Photography
Images

C.W. Ellis fonds

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
graphic material
objects
Date Range
[190?]-1909
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1
GMD
graphic material
objects
Date Range
[190?]-1909
Physical Description
263 photographs : b&w and col.
1 photograph album cover : 28 x 36.5 cm
History / Biographical
Calvin Winslow Ellis was born April 2, 1877 in Aylmer, Ontario, the son of Isaac Newton Ellis, a carriage maker, and Alma Jane (Calvert) Ellis. Ellis moved to St. Thomas, Ontario c. 1902. In 1906 he worked as an automobile agent. From c. 1913 to 1916 Ellis worked as operator and projectionist at the Star Theatre, 467 Talbot Street, St. Thomas. From c. 1918 until his death in 1935, Ellis worked as an electrical contractor (briefly partnering with Harry W. Beck in business as Ellis & Beck, Electrical Contractors, 12 Metcalfe Street, St. Thomas, c. 1920), electrician and (from c. 1927) proprietor of an electrical repair business at 1 White St., St. Thomas. He married Louise B. Ellis c. 1927. Ellis died February 6, 1935 and was buried in Aylmer Cemetery.
Custodial History
Part of the collection of the Elgin County Pioneer Museum, under accession number B.d.2 Transferred to the Archives from the Elgin County Museum in March, 2007.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of photographs taken and/or collected by Calvin Winslow Ellis, St Thomas, Ontario, perhaps in his capacity as a member of the St. Thomas Camera Club. Fonds includes portraits and other images of Ellis' friends and family; landscape photographs showing various picturesque locations, primarily in Elgin County but also in the vicinity of Niagara Falls, Elora, Delhi and Elmira, Ontario; numerous images of civic buildings, public infrastructure, businesses, bridges, streets and private residences in and around St. Thomas, Ontario; several images documenting the property and activities of various railway companies, including the London and Port Stanley Railway Company, the Michigan Central Railway and the Pere Marquette Railway; several images featuring early automobiles; and numerous images showing various locations in and around Port Stanley, Ontario, including the village itself, its harbour, its rail yards, summer cottages, the waterfront, Orchard Beach and Hill Crest.
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Port Stanley (Ont.)
St. Thomas Camera Club
London and Port Stanley Railway
London and Port Stanley Toll Road
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Pere Marquette Railway
Subject Access
Photography
Automobiles
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Business and Industry
Railways

Michigan Central Railway Bridge

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1929
Storage Location
Box 508, Envelope 95146
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 508, Envelope 95146
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1929
Physical Description
Glass-plate negative
Physical Condition
Good
Scope and Content
Michigan Central Railway (MCR) bridge, St. Thomas, under construction, 1929. Concrete trestle bridge. Third and current bridge built in this location.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Michigan Central Bridge
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Images

Michigan Central Railway Bridge

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives13023
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930
Storage Location
Box 508, Envelope 95152
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 508, Envelope 95152
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930
Physical Description
Glass-plate negative
Physical Condition
Faded
Scope and Content
Michigan Central Railway (MCR) bridge, St. Thomas, looking northeast from the Fingal Line hill. A westbound steam locomotive with trailing coal car and boxcars is visible crossing the bridge. Concrete trestle bridge. Third and current bridge built in this location, constructed 1929-1930.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Michigan Central Bridge
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Images

Flooding, Kettle Creek Valley, 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. 1920
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 57
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 57
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1920
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Back and white photograph showing flooding in the Kettle Creek Valley near St. Thomas ca. 1920, looking north from the approximate perspective of modern day Connaught Street. The Michigan Central Railway bridge (iron trestle, built 1883) is visible in the background. This area was once known as Spohn's Flats and is now the location of Vincent A. Barrie Park.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Bridge
Vincent A. Barrie Park
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Parks
Images

Kettle Creek Valley, 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. 1920
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 60
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 60
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1920
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the Kettle Creek Valley near St. Thomas ca. 1920, looking northwest from the approximate perspective of the intersection of Stanley and William Streets. The Michigan Central Railway bridge (iron trestle, built 1883) is visible in the background. This area was once known as Spohn's Flats and is now the location of Vincent A. Barrie Park. Old St. Thomas Church is visible at right.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Michigan Central Bridge
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Vincent A. Barrie Park
Old St. Thomas Church
Subject Access
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Parks
Churches
Images

Michigan Central Railway Train and Bridge, 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. 1910
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 99
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 99
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing a Michigan Central Railway train travelling across the Michigan Central Railway Bridge, St. Thomas, ca. 1910. This shows the second bridge constructed in this location, an iron trestle built by the MCR in 1883 to replace the original wooden trestle built by the Canada Southern Railway in 1872. The bridge shown here was demolished in 1929 to make way for the current concrete trestle (built 1929-1930). View is looking northwest along what is now Sunset Drive.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Michigan Central Bridge
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Images

Michigan Central Railway Bridge, St. Thomas

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154115
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1980
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 172
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 172
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1980
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the Michigan Central Railway Bridge, St. Thomas, ca. 1980. View is looking west from the eastern end of the bridge, with Fingal Line visible at left.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Michigan Central Bridge
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Images

Michigan Central Railway Bridge, St. Thomas

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154116
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1980
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 173
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 173
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1980
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the Michigan Central Railway Bridge, St. Thomas, ca. 1980. View is looking east across the top of the bridge from the western end of the bridge, with the spire of Old St. Thomas Church visible at right and First United Church, St. Thomas visible in the left background.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Michigan Central Bridge
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Old St. Thomas Church
First United Church
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Churches
Images

Michigan Central Railway Bridge, St. Thomas

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154118
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1980
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 174
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 174
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1980
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the Michigan Central Railway Bridge, St. Thomas, ca. 1980. View is looking west across the top of the bridge from the eastern end of the bridge.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Michigan Central Bridge
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Images

Michigan Central Railway Bridge, St. Thomas

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154119
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1960
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 175
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 175
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1960
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the Michigan Central Railway Bridge, St. Thomas, ca. 1960. View is looking northwest from the eastern end of the bridge. An eastbound freight train is visible crossing the bridge.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Michigan Central Bridge
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Images

Michigan Central Railway Bridge, St. Thomas

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154120
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1962
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 176
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 176
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1962
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the Michigan Central Railway Bridge, St. Thomas, August, 1962. View is looking northeast from Fingal Line. A westbound Canadian Pacific Railway freight train is visible crossing the bridge.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Michigan Central Bridge
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Images

Michigan Central Railway Bridge, St. Thomas

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154121
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1963
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 177
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 177
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1963
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the Michigan Central Railway Bridge, St. Thomas, 1963. View is looking northwest from Farley Place, St. Thomas.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Michigan Central Bridge
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Images

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