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Hotel Talbot, St. Thomas, destroyed by fire, 1951

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1951
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B5 12
  1 image     1 website  
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Creator
Stollery Studio
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B5 12
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1951
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the Hotel Talbot, St. Thomas, destroyed by fire, November 25, 1951. View is looking northeast from the intersection of Talbot and St. Catharine Streets. Also visible is a truck marked "Dominion Gas Co. Ltd.", the Hotel Talbot Sandwich Shop, a parking meter on the east side of St. Catharine Street (meters were only installed in St. Thomas ca. 1947), and what appears to be a portable generator.
Stollery Studio, St. Thomas photograph.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 31 (St. Catharine to John).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Fire Department
Hotel Talbot
Subject Access
Fire Departments
Emergency Services
Hotels
URL Notes
For contemporary view see Google Street View, accessed August 21, 2014.
Images
Websites / Street View

Demolition of RedTed Hotel, St. Thomas, 1967

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1967
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B5 22
  1 image     1 website  
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Creator
London Free Press
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B5 22
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1967
Publication
Published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal Bygone Days feature, and on the Archives flickr site, July 19, 2014: https://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/14707907461/in/photostream/.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the demolition of the RedTed Hotel, St. Thomas, July 17, 1967. The hotel, formerly Queen's Hotel, was destroyed by fire in March, 1967. A second fire occurred at the site on July 17, 1967. The demolition and disposal operation was supervised by St. Thomas Sanitary Collection Service Ltd. (a branded vehicle appears in the photograph). The John Scott Hotel is also visible. Located on the northeast corner of Horton and Talbot Streets.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 34 (Horton to Manitoba).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Fire Department
Subject Access
Fire Departments
Emergency Services
Hotels
URL Notes
For contemporary view see Google Street View, accessed August 21, 2014.
Images
Websites / Street View

Second RedTed Hotel Fire, St. Thomas, 1967

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1967
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B5 23
  1 image     1 website  
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Creator
London Free Press
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B5 23
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1967
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing St. Thomas Fire Department officers using the Department's aerial ladder truck to hose down the ruins of the RedTed Hotel, St. Thomas, July 17, 1967. The hotel, formerly Queen's Hotel, was destroyed by fire in March, 1967, and a second, deliberately set fire occurred at the site on July 17, 1967. The John Scott Hotel, Lor-El Coffee Shop, Canadian Tire store, International Hotel, Disbrowe Motors and Firestone store are also visible. Located on the northeast corner of Horton and Talbot Streets.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 34 (Horton to Manitoba).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 35 (Manitoba to Alma).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 36 (Alma to Balaclava).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Fire Department
Subject Access
Fire Departments
Emergency Services
Hotels
URL Notes
For contemporary view see Google Street View, accessed August 21, 2014.
Images
Websites / Street View

St. Thomas Fire Department Evacuation Drill, ca. 1965

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1965
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B3 8
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Creator
London Free Press
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B3 8
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1965
Publication
Published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal Bygone Days feature, and on the Archives flickr site, August 8, 2015: https://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/20491634131/in/dateposted-public/.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 32.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing a St. Thomas Fire Department evacuation drill at St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, ca. 1965. Firefighters shown are (at top, left to right) Joseph McCarthy, James Johnstone, Ivan Berdan (in civilian clothes, on ladder); and (at bottom, left to right) Gordon Tuck, Max Monroe, William Mailing. The man being lowered from the window is unidentified.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Fire Department
St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital
Subject Access
Fire Departments
Hospitals
Emergency Services
Images