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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Book
Artist Name
Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Ray Bennell Collection
Artist Name
Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg
Artifact Type
Book
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
A pictorial album of railroads and related topics entitled "When Beauty Rode the Rails" by Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg. This is a hardcover copy. Comes with dust jacket. 221 pages in total. Originally published in 1962.
Condition Information
Fair. The dust jacket is in poor condition with discolouration and fraying. Pages are discoloured and beginning to fray on the edges.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Railway
Accession Number
2013.13.4
Date Range
1962
Length
28.5
Width
22
Thickness
2
Units
cm
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Monograph
Artist Name
Frank N. Elliot
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Ray Bennell Collection
Artist Name
Frank N. Elliot
Artifact Type
Monograph
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
A monograph entitled "When the Railroad was King" by Frank N. Elliot. It was printed by the Bureau of History, Michigan Department of State. Originally printed in 1965
Condition Information
Good. Minimal discolouration.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Railway
Accession Number
2013.13.1
Date Range
1988
Length
21.5
Width
13.8
Thickness
0.5
Units
cm
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Book
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Ray Bennell Collection
Artifact Type
Book
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
Book entitled "I Remember" by Herbert Stitt, a former Canadian Pacific Railway engineer. Stitt is pictured on the cover in front of steam engine No. 894. The book consists of 102 pages and was originally sold for $4.95.
Condition Information
Good. Spine is slightly worn.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Railway
Accession Number
2013.13.2
Date Range
1983
Length
17.8
Width
10.8
Height
0.7
Units
cm
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Book
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Ray Bennell Collection
Artifact Type
Book
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
Book entitled "The National Dream" and "The Last Spike", two stories melded together by Pierre Berton. the cover shows a small picture of a steam engine in front of a sunset. Originally sold for $4.95
Condition Information
Fair. All pages are intact but discoloured. Spine is slightly worn.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Railway
Accession Number
2013.13.3
Date Range
1974
Length
21
Width
13.5
Thickness
3
Units
cm
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Monograph
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Ray Bennell Collection
Artifact Type
Monograph
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
A monograph entitled "When the Railroad was King" by Frank N. Elliot. Printed by the Bureau of History, Michigan Department of State. Originally printed in 1965.
Condition Information
Good. Minimal discolouration.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Railway
Accession Number
2013.13.1
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Ray Bennell Box
Date Range
1988
Length
21.5
Width
13.8
Thickness
0.5
Units
cm
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Booklet
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Ray Bennell Collection
Artifact Type
Booklet
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
A nine page document by the Canada Southern Railway Company (appears to be a photocopy). The only title that can be found on the document is "Historical Sketch".
Condition Information
Fair. Slight discolouration.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Railway
Accession Number
2013.13.7
Length
37
Width
22.5
Units
cm
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Booklet
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Ray Bennell Collection
Artifact Type
Booklet
Description Level
Item
Description
A four-page pamphlet entitled "The CPR comes to Calgary" detailing the establishment of the railway in Western Canada. The cover image is of a man next to locomotive No. 147. Originally published in 1975 by Canaian Pacific Rail.
Condition Information
Good. Some minor indentations.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Railway
Accession Number
2013.13.8
Date Range
1975
Length
21.5
Width
15
Units
cm
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Booklet
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Ray Bennell Collection
Artifact Type
Booklet
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
A booklet of the Southern Ontario Locomotive Restoration Society's Annual Report for 1995. Booklet contains 120 pages.
Condition Information
Good.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Accession Number
2013.13.14
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Ray Bennell Collection
Length
28
Width
21.5
Units
cm
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Booklet
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Ray Bennell Collection
Artifact Type
Booklet
Description Level
Item
Description
A single sided advertising/ information booklet released by the Elgin County Railway Museum. Information on the museum includes hours of operation, location, featured exhibits and a brief history.
Condition Information
Good.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Accession Number
2013.13.15
Storage Range></notes><notes label-resource=
Ray Bennell Box
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Booklet
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Ray Bennell Collection
Artifact Type
Booklet
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
A booklet released by the Canadian Transport Commission and the Railway Transport Committee entitled "Appendix to the Railway Transport Committees Decision in the matter of objections filed pursuant to Section 27 of the National Transportation Act."
Condition Information
Good. Minor discolouration.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Railway
Accession Number
2013.13.18
Storage Range></notes><notes label-resource=
Ray Bennell Box
Length
28
Width
21.5
Thickness
0.5
Units
cm
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Booklet
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Ray Bennell Collection
Artifact Type
Booklet
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
A book with plastic bindings published by the On Track Group of St.Thomas, Ontario in 1994. The booklet consists of 26 pages, which is labelled a "Community Information Package".
Condition Information
Good.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Railway
Accession Number
2013.13.19
Storage Range></notes><notes label-resource=
Ray Bennell Collection
Length
28
Width
21.7
Units
cm
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Booklet
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Ray Bennell Collection
Artifact Type
Booklet
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
A booklet of ten pages (stapled together on top left hand corner) entitled "Fascinating Facts and Tunnel Treatise: A Collection of Pages on the St.Clair River Railway Tunnel", presented by Gerry Elder.
Condition Information
Good.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Railway
Accession Number
2013.13.20
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Ray Bennell Box
Length
28
Width
21.7
Units
cm
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Booklet
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Ray Bennell Collection
Artifact Type
Booklet
Description Level
Item
Description
A two-page booklet of a photocopy of Scientific American Supplement. The first page is from No. 305, an article about the "Fontaine" locomotive. The second page is from No. 311, a response from St.Thomas' John Ortton.
Condition Information
Fair. Booklet is of photocopies, but they are only slightly discoloured
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Railway
Accession Number
2013.13.26
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Ray Bennell Box
Date Range
Original piece 1881. Date of photocopy is unknown.
Length
29
Width
44
Units
cm
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Booklet
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Ray Bennell Collection
Artifact Type
Booklet
Description Level
Item
Description
A catalogue of model trains released by Tri-ang Railways. The booklet was produced in England in 1958. Six locomotive models appear on the cover.
Condition Information
Fair. Some discolouration and water-spots are visible. The spine is wearing down.
Sub-category
Advertising Medium
Accession Number
2013.13.22.2
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Ray Bennell Box
Length
29
Width
22
Units
cm
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Handbill
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Ray Bennell Collection
Artifact Type
Handbill
Description Level
Item
Description
A Triang Railways flyer printed on yellow paper. the flyer is halved and has three stamping indentations. A full model-track is pictured on the reverse.
Condition Information
Fair. Discolouration and creases are visible.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Railway
Accession Number
2013.13.22.1
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Ray Bennell Box
Date Range
1959
Length
29
Width
44.5
Units
cm

Instruction Book

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/museum23444
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Book
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Ray Bennell Collection
Artifact Type
Book
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
A paperback entitled "How to Build and Operate a Model Railroad" by Marshall McClintock. 197 pages.
Condition Information
Fair. Pages are intact but discoloured.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Railway
Accession Number
2013.13.5
Date Range
1955
Length
16.4
Width
10.7
Thickness
1
Units
cm
Item History
Originally published in 1955

Jumbo the Elephant Calendar

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/museum23784
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Calendar
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Ray Bennell Collection
Artifact Type
Calendar
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
A 2008 calendar by Steve Peters, MPP for Elgin-Middlesex-London. Each Month has a trivia question and photos relating to Jumbo the elephant.
Condition Information
Good.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Railway
Accession Number
2013.13.23
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Ray Bennell Box
Date Range
2008
Length
14.8
Width
22.3
Units
cm

Magazine Clipping

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/museum23449
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Newspaper Supplement
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Ray Bennell Collection
Artifact Type
Newspaper Supplement
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
A magazine supplement, one side of the page is part of an article about snow-screens on trains and the other is various advertisements and editorials. No magazine name is visible.
Condition Information
Good. Slight discolouration (and stains on bottom right-hand side). Small tears and creases on upper corners.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Railway
Accession Number
2013.13.10
Length
26.8
Width
21
Units
cm

Magazine Clipping

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/museum23450
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Newspaper Supplement
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Ray Bennell Collection
Artifact Type
Newspaper Supplement
Description Level
Item
Description
A newspaper supplement entitled "The 2860 Rides Again." The name of the magazine and the date have been excluded. Two maps, a photograph of Queen Elizabeth II and Canadian Pacific locomotive No. 2850 are pictured.
Condition Information
Good.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Railway
Accession Number
2013.13.11
Length
26.9
Width
21.1
Units
cm

Magazine Clipping

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/museum23451
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Newspaper Supplement
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Ray Bennell Collection
Artifact Type
Newspaper Supplement
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
A newspaper supplement with a partial map of Canada on the upper right-hand corner, a diagram of locomotive No. 2850 on the right-hand side and a photo of Royal Hudson No. 2860 below. The reverse consists of photos and a brief introduction for the Royal Hudson's excursion through British Columbia, and it;s final stop, Squamish.
Condition Information
Good. Minor tears on the edges.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Railway
Accession Number
2013.13.12
Length
28.3
Width
21.7
Units
cm

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