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Aerial Photograph - Canada Southern (CASO) Railway station in 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. 1940s
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F10 3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F10 3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1940s
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
Aerial view of St. Thomas, Ontario featuring the Canada Southern Railway station and the St. Thomas water tower.
Name Access
Canada Southern Railway
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Aerial Photographs
Images

Canada Southern (CASO) Railway station in St. Thomas, Ontario

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives161285
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 B7 F10 4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F10 4
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1945
Publication
Posted on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter: July 8, 2020.
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
View of St. Thomas, looking westward, ca. 1955, featuring the Canada Southern Railway station on the left. The Michigan Central Railroad park and Talbot Street is pictured north of the station. Picture probably taken from the top of the old skeleton building, was original built for a brewery. Housed Monarch Knit and Merlin Motors.Photograph is from the Ken Verrell Collection.
Name Access
Canada Southern Railway
Canada Southern Railway Station
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Talbot Street
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Aerial Photographs
Images

Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Roundhouse and Yards, St. Thomas

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153354
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1942
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh4 B1 1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Creator
Ron Nelson
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh4 B1 1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1942
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 28 x 36 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white aerial photograph by Ron Nelson, London, Ontario, showing the Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) (originally Pere Marquette) Railway turntable, eight-stall roundhouse, shops building, power house and yards on the northeast corner of Elm Street and Wilson Avenue, St. Thomas, ca. 1942. Residences and farm properties on the south side of Elm Street are visible. Pinafore Park and Pinafore Lake are visible in the background, including the Michigan Central Railway pumphouse at the northern end of the lake where it meets Elm Street. The floating diving board in Pinafore Lake is visible. A warehouse at the bottom of the photo is marked with the business name "H.E. Johnson & Son Coal, Coke".
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway
Pere Marquette Railway
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Pinafore Park
Pinafore Lake
Subject Access
Railways
Parks
Aerial Photographs
Images