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Centre Street, St. Thomas

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Storage Location
Box 140, Envelope 95455
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 140, Envelope 95455
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Physical Description
Glass-plate negative
Physical Condition
Good
Scope and Content
View of Centre Street, St. Thomas, between Hincks and Southwick Streets, looking east with the spire of Centre Street Baptist Church (constructed 1879) on the southwest corner of Centre and Southwick Streets visible in the background. Several residences on the south side of Centre Street are visible. The Michigan Central Railway Station is visible in the far background. Note that at the time the photo was taken (ca. 1915) Centre Street had not yet been paved.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Centre Street Baptist Church
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
Railways
Churches
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 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. 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 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