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Grand Trunk Photos 1880s

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Date Range From
1880s
Artifact Type
Black and white photos
Material
Photograph paper
Storage Location
7-C-2 Grand Trunk Old.
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Mackin Collection
Artifact Type
Black and white photos
Description
A) shows Grand Trunk Engine #367 with a number of crew men standing by engine cab on station platform. B) shows Grand Trunk Engine #370 with four crew standing to the sides, one crew member standing on engine front, one crew member seated on front of engine. Per donor, he is Edwin John Hicks who was on the train that hit Jumbo.
Material
Photograph paper
Condition Information
Reprinted photos, clear picture.
Category
Communication
Sub-category
Visual
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
2018-53-1a/b
File Number
2018-53
Storage Location
7-C-2 Grand Trunk Old.
Date Range From
1880s
Length
25.8
Width
20.8
Units
cm
Item History
From P. Macklin - donor

Button Badge

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artifact Type
button, promotional
Manufacturer
Loder-Sutherland
Storage Location
Times Journal map cabinet, drawer 4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artifact Type
button, promotional
Description
Beige button badge. The button has an illustration of the Jumbo statue in the center. Above the illustration, in red, "JUMBO". Beneath it, "1885-1985 - St. Thomas, Ont. Canada" in black. The back is silver.
Category
Communication Artifact
Sub-category
Advertising Media
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
019.002.013
File Number
019.002
Storage Location
Times Journal map cabinet, drawer 4
Date Range
1985
Diameter
2.25
Units
in
Manufacturer
Loder-Sutherland
Manufacturer City
St. Thomas
Manufacturer Province
Ontario
Manufacturer Country
Canada
Manufacture Notes
606 Talbot Street, St. Thomas was taken over in late 1927 by the Sutherland Press Ltd., Frederick W. Sutherland, president. From 1928 to 1955, Sutherland Press shared the premises with the St. Thomas Box Co. Ltd. (and in 1929 only with the Lenox Manufacturing Co. Ltd., makers of overalls). From 1957 to 1983, Sutherland Press Ltd. is listed in city directories as the sole occupant of their building. From 1985 to 1993, the property is listed under the business name Loder-Sutherland, printing and advertising. The company printed books, pamphlets, and, for a part of its history, the town's newspaper, now the St. Thomas Times-Journal. The iconic headquarters of The Sutherland Press, Ltd. was one of the biggest and best of its time.
Item History
This pin is from the Jumbo Centennial celebrations that took place in 1985. 1985 marked the hundredth anniversary of Jumbo's death that occured in 1885 in St. Thomas, Ontario.

Button Badge

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artifact Type
button, promotional
Storage Location
Times Journal map cabinet, drawer 4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artifact Type
button, promotional
Description
Yellow button badge with red print, 'Jumbo Centennial 1882-1982'. In the center, a grey illustration of Jumbo. He wears a red saddle blanket.
Category
Communication Artifact
Sub-category
Advertising Media
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
019.002.014
File Number
019.002
Storage Location
Times Journal map cabinet, drawer 4
Date Range
1982
Diameter
3.5
Units
in
Item History
The button was a promotional artifact for the Jumbo Centennial celebration that occured in 1982. It had been 100 years since Jumbo first arrived in North America.

Button Badge

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/museum38495
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artifact Type
button, promotional
Manufacturer
Loder-Sutherland
Storage Location
Times Journal map cabinet, drawer 4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artifact Type
button, promotional
Description
Cream coloured button with green and black text/details. In the center, an illustration of the Jumbo statue. Above it, in green, stylized text, "St. Thomas". Beneath it, "Ontario, Canada". The button has green stripes. The back is silver with a straight pin.
Category
Communication Artifact
Sub-category
Advertising Media
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
019.002.015
File Number
019.002
Storage Location
Times Journal map cabinet, drawer 4
Date Range
ca. 1985
Diameter
1.75
Units
in
Manufacturer
Loder-Sutherland
Manufacturer City
St. Thomas
Manufacturer Province
Ontario
Manufacturer Country
Canada
Manufacture Notes
606 Talbot Street, St. Thomas was taken over in late 1927 by the Sutherland Press Ltd., Frederick W. Sutherland, president. From 1928 to 1955, Sutherland Press shared the premises with the St. Thomas Box Co. Ltd. (and in 1929 only with the Lenox Manufacturing Co. Ltd., makers of overalls). From 1957 to 1983, Sutherland Press Ltd. is listed in city directories as the sole occupant of their building. From 1985 to 1993, the property is listed under the business name Loder-Sutherland, printing and advertising. The company printed books, pamphlets, and, for a part of its history, the town's newspaper, now the St. Thomas Times-Journal. The iconic headquarters of The Sutherland Press, Ltd. was one of the biggest and best of its time.