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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

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

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1913
Accession Number
2010-23
Storage Location
ECVF B115 F1
Museum / Archive
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

Plan showing New York Central Central Railroad property to be leased to Mr. John T. Findlay

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
August 16, 1962
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F38 27
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F38
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F38 27
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
August 16, 1962
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
1 plan : 20.5 x 35.5 cm
Scope and Content
Plan, dated August 31, 1940, showing Michigan Central Railroad property to be leased to Mr. John T. Findlay. Shows Hincks and Centre Streets in St. Thomas, Ontario.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
New York Central Railroad
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry

Plan showing New York Central Central Railroad property to be leased to the St. Thomas Hydro-Electric Power Commission for 12 duct underground crossing at Princess Avenue

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
March 27, 1926
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F38 29
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F38
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F38 29
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
March 27, 1926
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
1 plan : 20.5 x 35.5 cm
Scope and Content
Plan, dated March 27, 1926, showing Michigan Central Railroad land to be leased to the St. Thomas Hydro-Electric Power Commission for 12 duct underground crossing at Princess Avenue.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
New York Central Railroad
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry

Agreements and correspondence relating to 606-610 Talbot Street - Noble Manufacturing / Nobility Chocolates Ltd. / The Sutherland Press Ltd.

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
Item
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1912-1928
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
Item
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1912-1928
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
1.0 cm of textual records
4 plans
History / Biographical
The property discussed in the agreements and correspondence was located at 606-610 Talbot Street in St. Thomas, Ontario. The building on this site was constructed in 1913 for the Noble Manufacturing Co. Ltd., biscuit makers. It was taken over in 1916 by Nobility Chocolates Ltd., and was vacant from 1923 to 1926. In 1927, the Ross Leaf Tobacco Co. Ltd. moved its business into the building for a short time, until it was taken over in late 1927 by the Sutherland Press Ltd., Frederick W. Sutherland, president. Loder Sutherland was the last business that occupied this building, according to the St. Thomas city directories. It is listed in the 1992/93 Directory, but then listed as vacant in the 1994/95 Directory. In 2017, the building was demolished.
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence and agreements between the Michigan Central Railroad and the various companies that occupied the property located at 606-610 Talbot Street, from 1912-1928. Includes: R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 1: Correspondence from A.L. Sarvey, Assistant Chief Engineer, addressed to W.O. Houston, Division Engineer, dated November 21, 1912. Correspondence discusses laying track for the Noble Manufacturing Company. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 2: Correspondence from the St. Thomas City Clerk's Office, addressed to F.W. Cowley, Division Superintendent, dated December 18, 1912. Letter states that the city consents to the Michigan Central Railroad constructing siding on Moore Street for the Noble Manufacturing Company. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 3: Order from H.L. Drayton, Chief Commissioner, Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada, stating that the Michigan Central Railroad is authorized to construct, maintain, and operating a branch of railway line and siding on the property of the Noble Manufacturing Company. Includes plan showing the proposed track dated October 7, 1912. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 4: Plan showing proposed track for the Noble Manufacturing Company, dated October 7, 1912. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 5: Plan showing extension of track for the Noble Manufacturing Company, dated June 3, 1913. Note: scanned PDF available below. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 6: Four pieces of correspondence dated from June 7, 1920 to December 18, 1920, relating to the construction of a concrete pit for Nobility Chocolates Ltd. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 7: Indenture dated August 18, 1920, between Nobility Chocolates Ltd. and the Michigan Central Railroad regarding the construction of a concrete pit for unloading coal.Note: scanned PDF available below. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 8: Plan showing the proposed coal pit for Nobility Chocolate Company, May 6, 1920. Note: scanned PDF available below. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 9: Plan showing the proposed coal pit for Nobility Chocolate Company, June 9, 1920. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 10: Two copies of an agreement dated March 6, 1928, between the Michigan Central Railroad and Frederick W. Sutherland, in which the Michigan Central Railroad permits Sutherland to use a side track when receiving deliveries. Includes a plan showing the subject trackage. Note: scanned PDF available below. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 11: Plan, dated September 11, 1940, showing track serving the Sutherland Press Company to be taken up. Note: scanned PDF available below.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Noble Manufacturing Company
Nobility Chocolates Ltd.
Sutherland Press Ltd.
Talbot Street
Moore Street
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry
Documents

R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 5.pdf

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R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 7.pdf

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R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 8.pdf

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R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 10.pdf

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R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 11.pdf

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Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and Henry Lindop (lessee)

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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

R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F20.pdf

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Correspondence and plan regarding permit to install unloading devices on property owned by the Michigan Central Railroad in Dutton, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1937
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F21
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F21
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F21
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1937
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
2 plans
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence, dated July 28, 1937, from W. Hutchinson, Real Estate and Tax Agent, New York Central Railroad (sub-lessee of the Canada Southern Railway), to Sherman and Hubbell in Thamesville, Ontario. The three-page letter grants the recipient permission to temporarily install an unloading device on property owned by the Michigan Central Railroad in Dutton, Ontario, for the purpose of unloading cars of crushed strone and sand. File also includes a plan, dated May 28, 1937, and an additional plan, dated June 29, 1937, both showing the area to be used by Sherman and Hubbell for the unloading pit.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Dutton (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry
Documents

R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F21.pdf

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Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and D.L. Shafer (lessee)

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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

R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F22.pdf

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

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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

R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F23.pdf

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Permits and correspondence relating to the installation of a telephone line at a right of way in Springfield, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1910-1931
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F24
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F24
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F24
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1910-1931
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
1.2 cm of textual records
3 plans
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence regarding the South Malahide Telephone Lines and the Aylmer Malahide Telephone Co., and their requests to install a telephone lines at a Michigan Central Railroad right of way in Springfield, Ontario. Also includes plans showing the subject property.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry

Correspondence and plan regarding lease of property to Chester H. Smith

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1951
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F25
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F25
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F25
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1951
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
1 plan
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence regarding the lease of property near Southwick and Centre Streets in St. Thomas, Ontario, which was owned by the Michigan Central Railroad / New York Central Railroad, to Chester H. Smith. File also includes a plan, dated October 3, 1951, showing the property to be leased to Smith.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Southwick Street
Centre Street
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry
Documents

R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F25.pdf

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Correspondence and plan regarding lease of property to the Ric-Wil Company of Canada Ltd.

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1955-1959
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F26
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F26
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F26
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1955-1959
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
2 plans
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence regarding the lease of property owned by the Michigan Central Railroad / New York Central Railroad to the Ric-Wil Company of Canada Ltd.; correspondence states that the lease-hold be increased and the rent also be increased accordingly. Also contains two plans, dated June 13, 1955, showing the proposed lease to the company, which also shows the Machine Shop, Power House, Bridge and Building Department building, Paint Shop, and part of the roundhouse.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry

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

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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

R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F29.pdf

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Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and the City of St. Thomas (lessee), 1921

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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

R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F30.pdf

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Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the New York Central Railroad (lessor) and Ellis and Howard Ltd. (lessee)

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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

R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F32.pdf

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Michigan Central Railroad plans for properties leased in Shedden, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
1927-1951
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F36
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
Item
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F36
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F36
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
1927-1951
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
6 plans
Scope and Content
File contains plans for properties leased by the Michigan Central Railroad to individuals and businesses in Shedden, Ontario. Includes the following: R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F36 1: Plan, dated October 12, 1927, to accompany an agreement with the Hyrdro Electric Power Commission for an Overheading Crossing of 4000 volt Wood Pole Line in 1 mile east of Shedden, Ontario. Shows a section of Talbot Road. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F36 2a-b: Two plans, dated August 2, 1943 (revised date, original date is August 24, 1909), showing land leased to J.A. McLandress in Shedden, Ontario. Plan shows a portion of John Street, train depot, supply house, coal vox, stock pen and an unidentified dwelling. Plans are almost identical with slightly different annotations. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F36 3: Plan, dated November 12, 1947, showing additional property to be leased to Orchard Brothers & Co. in Shedden, Ontario. Shows the west half of Lot 16, in the Concession North of Talbot Road, Township of Southwold, Elgin County. Shows John Street, train station and platform, L. Cook Warehouse, elevator, office, stock pens, as well as the Michigan Central Railroad tracks that ran through the property and some unidentified dwellings. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F36 4: Plan, dated September 14, 1947, showing property leased to Orchard Brothers & Co. in Shedden, Ontario. Shows the west half of Lot 16, in the Concession North of Talbot Road, Township of Southwold, Elgin County. Shows John Street, train station and platform, L. Cook Warehouse, elevator, office, stock pens, as well as the Michigan Central Railroad tracks that ran through the property and some unidentified dwellings. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F36 5: Plan, dated April 11, 1951, showing property leased to Sidney C. Orchard in Shedden, Ontario. Shows the west half of Lot 16, in the Concession North of Talbot Road, Township of Southwold, Elgin County. Shows John Street, train station and platform, L. Cook Warehouse, elevator, office, stock pens, as well as the Michigan Central Railroad tracks that ran through the property and some unidentified dwellings. All items available to view in scanned PDFs attached below, with the exception of R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F36 1, which is available to view in the reference room upon request.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Talbot Road (Shedden)
Shedden (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry
Documents

R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F36 2a.pdf

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R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F36 2b.pdf

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R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F36 3.pdf

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R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F36 4.pdf

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R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F36 5.pdf

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Michigan Central Railroad plans for properties leased in Aylmer, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
1925-1940
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F37
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
Item
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F37
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F37
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
1925-1940
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
3 plans
Scope and Content
File contains plans for properties leased by the Michigan Central Railroad to individuals and businesses in Aylmer, Ontario. Includes the following: R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F37 1: Plan, dated April 13, 1925, to accompany agreeements with the Hydro Electric Power Company and the Bell Telephone Company for crossing telephone lines. Plan shows Lots 10 and 11 in Concession 9, Township of Malahide, County of Elgin. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F37 2: Plan, dated December 5, 1927, which accompanied agreement with Jas. E. Reid for removing a portion of right-of-way fence located on Concession 9, Lot 10, Township of Malahid, County of Elgin. Plan also shows Lot 11. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F37 3: Plan, dated November 20, 1940 (revised December 30, 1940), showing the portion of track to be leased to the Towland Construction Company in Aylmer, Ontario. Plan shows Concession 9, Lot 10 in the Township of Malahid, County of Elgin. Note that R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F37 1 and R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F37 2 are scanned and attached below, while R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F37 3 is available to view upon request in the reference room.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry
Documents

R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F37 1.pdf

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Plans for Michigan Central Railroad land leased to individuals and businesses in St. Thomas, Ontaro

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
1912-1962
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F38
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F38
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F38
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
1912-1962
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
35 plans
1 sketch
Scope and Content
File contains plans for properties leased by the Michigan Central Railroad to individuals and businesses throughout St. Thomas, Ontario. Plans are arranged chronologically, showcasing changes to land use over time.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry

Plan showing land to be leased to the City of St. Thomas, 1912

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
February 6, 1912
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F38 1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F38
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F38 1
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
February 6, 1912
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
1 plan : 20 x 32.5 cm
Scope and Content
Plan, dated February 6, 1912, created by the Office of the Division Engineer of the Michigan Central Railroad, Canada Division, showing land to be leased to the City of St. Thomas, Ontario. Plan shows property owned by the railway near Talbot Street and First Street, and also shows the following buildings: Car Wheel Foundry, Machine Shop, Coke and Coal Bins, Store House, Drop Shed and the Office.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry
Documents

R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F38 1.pdf

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Plan showing land to be leased to the London and Lake Erie Railway & Transportation Company, 1912

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives162926
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
February 6, 1912
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F38 2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F38
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F38 2
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
February 6, 1912
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
1 plan : 20 x 32.5 cm
Scope and Content
Plan, dated February 6, 1912, created by the Office of the Division Engineer of the Michigan Central Railroad, Canada Division, showing land in St. Thomas, Ontario, to be leased to the London and Lake Erie Railway & Transportation Company. Plan shows property owned by the railway near Talbot Street and First Street, and also shows the following buildings: Car Wheel Foundry, Machine Shop, Coke and Coal Bins, Store House, Drop Shed and the Office.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry
Documents

R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F38 2.pdf

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