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Ambulance attendants at a scene on Highway 3 west of Shedden

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Elgin County Archives
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Dave Rock Collection
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GMD
graphic material
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ca. 1967
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2014-07
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R9 S4 Sh3 B5 3
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Elgin County Archives
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Dave Rock Collection
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Item
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2014-07
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Archives Storage Rm. 110
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R9 S4 Sh3 B5 3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1967
Publication
Published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal Bygone Days feature, and on the Archives flickr site, June 17, 2014: https://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/14259374688/in/photostream/.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19.5 x 24.5 cm
Scope and Content
Ambulance attendants at a scene on Highway 3 west of Shedden. The ambulance attendant in the car is Dave Rock. The attendant outside is Tom Waller.
Name Access
St. Thomas Fire Department
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Emergency Services
Images

Dave Rock Collection

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Elgin County Archives
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Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual records
Date Range
February 28, 1884- May 2, 1962.
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B1-2
R9 S4 Sh3 B4
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B1-2
R9 S4 Sh3 B4
GMD
textual records
Date Range
February 28, 1884- May 2, 1962.
Physical Description
48 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
This collection includes the following records:
-Fire Record book, February 28, 1884- April 26, 1920.
-List of Fires ledger, December 15, 1885- October 11, 1896.
-Ledger listing Values & Loss/ Equipment/ Ambulance Calls, 1889-1929.
-List of Officers & Fire Department Payrolls ,March 1914- December 1930.
-Time Book, January 15, 1917- December 29, 1924.
-Ledger listing Monthly Fire Reports, Property Values and Property Loss, 1930-1958.
-A list of the St. Thomas Fire Department staff who have received a copy of the Rules and Regulations passed in Council on October 25, 1954
-Visitor's Register, April 25, 1960- May 2,1962.
Name Access
St. Thomas Fire Department
St. Thomas (Ont.)

Demolition of RedTed Hotel, St. Thomas, 1967

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Elgin County Archives
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Dave Rock Collection
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Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1967
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B5 22
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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.
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Websites / Street View

Demolition of Wabash Railroad Station, St. Thomas, 1967

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Elgin County Archives
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Dave Rock Collection
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Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1967
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B5 11
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Creator
London Free Press
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Item
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B5 11
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1967
Publication
Published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal Bygone Days feature, and on the Archives flickr site, September 27, 2016: https://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/29343071444/in/dateposted-public/.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the demolition of the Wabash Railroad Station, St. Thomas, ca. 1967. Two unidentified St. Thomas Fire Department officers are shown. The wall on the roof of the building at left is all that remained of the office of the Superintendent (left window) and the Train Order Operator, a kind of dispatcher (right window).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Fire Department
Wabash Station
Wabash Railroad
Subject Access
Fire Departments
Emergency Services
Railways
Images

Engineers Building, St. Thomas, destroyed by fire, 1951

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Elgin County Archives
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Dave Rock Collection
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Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1951
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B5 13
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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 13
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1951
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.5 x 20.5 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the Engineers Building, St. Thomas, damaged by fire, January 28, 1951. View includes Ashbury's Mens Shop, McPhillips Appliances and Furniture, Johnson's Drugs, Simpson's order office, and the Masonic Temple on the third floor. Several unidentified St. Thomas Fire Department officers are shown, including (at far left) an officer who may be Chief Alex R. Sutherland. Parking meters are also visible (meters were only installed in St. Thomas ca. 1947).
Stollery Studio, St. Thomas photograph.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 30 (Mondamin to St. Catharine).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Fire Department
Subject Access
Fire Departments
Emergency Services
URL Notes
For contemporary view see Google Street View, accessed August 21, 2014.
Images
Websites / Street View

Fire at Erie Iron Works, St. Thomas, January 28, 1948

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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
January 28, 1948
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B3 2
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B3 2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
January 28, 1948
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26.5 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
People standing near the fully-engulfed fire at Erie Iron Works, St. Thomas, January 28, 1948.
Name Access
St. Thomas Fire Department
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Emergency Services
Images

Fire at Erie Iron Works, St. Thomas, January 28, 1948

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives124926
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
January 28, 1948
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B3 3
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B3 3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
January 28, 1948
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26.5 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
The fully-engulfed fire at Erie Iron Works, St. Thomas, January 28, 1948.
Name Access
St. Thomas Fire Department
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Emergency Services
Images

Fire at Erie Iron Works, St. Thomas, January 28, 1948

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
January 28, 1948
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B3 4
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B3 4
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
January 28, 1948
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26.5 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
The fully-engulfed fire at Erie Iron Works, St. Thomas, January 28, 1948.
Name Access
St. Thomas Fire Department
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Emergency Services
Images

Fire at Erie Iron Works, St. Thomas, January 28, 1948

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives124928
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
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Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
January 28, 1948
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B3 5
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B3 5
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
January 28, 1948
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26.5 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
The fully-engulfed fire at Erie Iron Works, St. Thomas, January 28, 1948.
Name Access
St. Thomas Fire Department
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Emergency Services
Images

Fire at Erie Iron Works, St. Thomas, January 28, 1948

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives124929
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Elgin County Archives
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Dave Rock Collection
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Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
January 28, 1948
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B3 6
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Elgin County Archives
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Dave Rock Collection
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Item
Accession Number
2014-07
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Archives Storage Rm. 110
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R9 S4 Sh3 B3 6
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
January 28, 1948
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26.5 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
The fully-engulfed fire at Erie Iron Works, St. Thomas, January 28, 1948.
Written on back of photograph: "Shot from L & PS tracks, picture shows a few spectators watching inferno of flames and smoke. The lumber pile on left was endangered but saved".
Name Access
St. Thomas Fire Department
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Emergency Services
Images

Fire at Erie Iron Works, St. Thomas, January 28, 1948

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Elgin County Archives
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Dave Rock Collection
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Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
January 28, 1948
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B3 7
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
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Item
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B3 7
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
January 28, 1948
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26.5 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
The fully-engulfed fire at Erie Iron Works, St. Thomas, January 28, 1948.
Written on back of photograph: "Shot from a neighbouring lumber pile, pic shows metal roof of plant sagging with the heat, black oil-smoke pouring out everywhere".
Name Access
St. Thomas Fire Department
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Emergency Services
Images

Fire Record book

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
February 28, 1884-April 26, 1920.
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B1
GMD
textual records
Date Range
February 28, 1884-April 26, 1920.
Physical Description
1 volume
Scope and Content
A record of the fires responded to by the St. Thomas Fire Department, February 28, 1884-April 26, 1920.
Name Access
St. Thomas Fire Department
St. Thomas (Ont.)

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

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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
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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

Ledger listing Monthly Fire Reports, Property Values and Property Loss

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1930-1958
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B4 F5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B4 F5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1930-1958
Physical Description
1 volume
Scope and Content
This St. Thomas Fire Department ledger includes the following information:
-Insurance value of buildings and contents, 1930-1941.
-Monthly Fire Report (Classification of Reports), 1930-1958. The reports also included information on truck response time, mileage and value/loss of property and insurance paid.
Name Access
St. Thomas Fire Department
St. Thomas (Ont.)

Ledger listing Values & Loss/ Equipment/ Ambulance Calls

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1889-1929
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B4 F2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B4 F2
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1889-1929
Physical Description
1 volume
Scope and Content
This ledger includes the following information for the St. Thomas Fire Department:
-Chemicals Used. 1900-1927
-Members of the Department, ca. 1927 (includes date that they joined the department; the earliest date is 1885).
-Articles Purchased, 1918-1923.
-Articles Sold, 1917-1923.
-Fire Losses, 1889-1927.
-Ambulance Calls, November 28, 1918-July 18, 1924; 1929.
-Monthly Fire Report (Classification of Reports and Number of Trucks Responded to Fires), 1927-1929.
-Equipment Purchased through the Fireman's Fund, 1927.
-Donations Received, 1927.
-Box Conditions, August 1925-December 1929.
-List of Classified Fireds, 1929.
-Hose Purchased, 1925-1929.
-Goods and Values.
Name Access
St. Thomas Fire Department
St. Thomas (Ont.)

List of Fires ledger

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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
December 15, 1885- October 11, 1896
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B4 F1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B4 F1
GMD
textual records
Date Range
December 15, 1885- October 11, 1896
Physical Description
1 volume
Scope and Content
A listing of fire calls for the St. Thomas Fire Department, December 15, 1885- October 11, 1896. Listings include the location of the fire, the total damage to property, the length of time at the call, the length of hose used, and the distance travelled to the call.
Name Access
St. Thomas Fire Department
St. Thomas (Ont.)

List of Officers & Fire Department Payrolls

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
March 1914-December 1930.
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B2
GMD
textual records
Date Range
March 1914-December 1930.
Physical Description
1 volume
Scope and Content
A ledger which includes a List of Officers & Fire Department Payrolls for the St. Thomas Fire Department, March 1914-December 1930.
Name Access
St. Thomas Fire Department
St. Thomas (Ont.)

A list of the St. Thomas Fire Department staff who have received a copy of the Rules and Regulations passed in Council on October 25, 1954.

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives124755
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
October 25, 1954
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B4 F6
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B4 F6
GMD
textual records
Date Range
October 25, 1954
Physical Description
1 volume
Name Access
St. Thomas Fire Department
St. Thomas (Ont.)

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

Sherman's Mens Wear Fire, St. Thomas, 1971

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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
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Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1971
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B5 21
  1 image     1 website  
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Dave Rock Collection
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2014-07
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R9 S4 Sh3 B5 21
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1971
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing St. Thomas Fire Department officers fighting a fire at Sherman's Mens Wear store, 449 Talbot Street, St. Thomas, April 26, 1971. The Fire Department's aerial ladder truck is shown, and several firefighters are shown wearing oxygen bottles. Also visible are the Agnew-Surpass shoe store, Edythe's Tot Shop, F.W. Woolworth store, St. Thomas Youth centre and Young's Jewelers.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 28 (Mary to Hiawatha).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Fire Department
Subject Access
Fire Departments
Emergency Services
URL Notes
For contemporary view see Google Street View, accessed August 20, 2014.
Images
Websites / Street View

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