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91st Battalion Departure, 1916

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Storage Location
Box 140, Envelope 95453 (Negative 4 of 6)
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 140, Envelope 95453 (Negative 4 of 6)
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Scope and Content
View of the crowd assembled at the Michigan Central Railway Station, June 25, 1916 to witness the departure of the 91st Battalion, C.E.F. enroute to Halifax, Nova Scotia and transport to England. The photographer has etched this caption on the negative: "Crowd assembled at depot to bid Farewell to 91st Btn". View is looking northeast and includes businesses on the north side of Talbot Street, including the Chant Sperrin Dry Goods store on the northeast corner of Talbot and Manitoba Streets (801 Talbot Street), George W. Durkee, auctioneer (773), Bertrand A. Sumner, confectioner (779) - "Fresh Candy" on store awning, and the International Hotel (819-825). Balaclava Street Public School and Grace Methodist Church (after 1925, Grace United Church) are also partially visible. Several men have risked electrocution to climb a hydro pole for a better view.
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.)
91st Battalion
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
First World War
91st Battalion
Soldiers
Military
Railways
Hotels
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Images

1887 St. Thomas train disaster

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
October 31, 2005
Accession Number
2017-39
Storage Location
ECVF Box 269, File 1
(M3 S1 Sh2 B1 F1)
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2017-39
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
ECVF Box 269, File 1
(M3 S1 Sh2 B1 F1)
GMD
textual records
Date Range
October 31, 2005
Physical Description
1 p.
Scope and Content
"1887 St. Thomas train disaster recalled": an overview of the publication "Rain of Fire: The Ordeal of Conductor Spettigue", by John Passfield. Published in the London Free Press, October 31, 2005.
Subject Access
Railways

1923 CN Police Sleeve Badge

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Material
Cloth
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Alexander Markoff Collection
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
Circular badge with a crown on the top, a laurel wreath( gold) along the outside edge, " CN Police" " 1923" "Canada" adorned in a blue and gold scroll that lays across the insignia.
Material
Cloth
Condition Information
In Good Condition
Sub-category
Personal Symbol
Subject of Image
Railway
Accession Number
2015.007.003
File Number
2015-7
Date Range
1923
Diameter
6
Units
cm

1963 Switch Lock and Key

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Lock
Material
metal
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Permanent Collection
Artifact Type
Lock
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
3
Description
Railway switch lock and key from 1963, is mainly rust with some silver and blue paint-6 inch chain attached to the key
Material
metal
Condition Information
fair
Category
Transportation Artifact
Sub-category
Accessory Artifact
Subject of Image
Railway
Accession Number
2014.17.2
Storage Range>Red Crate</notes><notes label-resource=
3C-3-E
Date Range
1963
Width
11
Height
9
Units
cm
Notes
most of the paint has chipped off and it is rusty but functional

6014 Number Plates

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Number plate
Material
plastic
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Number plate
Description Level
Pair
Number of Artifacts
2
Description
Two black plastic plates with 6014 in white
Material
plastic
Condition Information
fair
Category
Railway Artifact
Sub-category
Rail Transportation Accessory
Accession Number
2008.020.001 a-b 2008.020.001a 2008.020.001b
Storage Range></notes><notes label-resource=
3C-1-C
Length
30.5
Width
10.8
Height
0.1
Units
in
Notes
one seems genuine, other is questionable

Abandoned C&O Service Shop

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 101
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Creator
Larry Broadbent
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 101
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Physical Description
1 slide : col.
Scope and Content
Abandoned C&O Service Shop, June, 1987.
Name Access
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

Abandoned C&O Service Shop

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 102
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Creator
Larry Broadbent
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 102
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Physical Description
1 slide : col.
Scope and Content
Abandoned C&O Service Shop, June, 1987.
Name Access
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

Abandoned C&O Service Shop

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 103
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Creator
Larry Broadbent
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 103
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Physical Description
1 slide : col.
Scope and Content
Abandoned C&O Service Shop, June, 1987.
Name Access
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

Abandoned C&O Service Shop

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives129788
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 104
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Creator
Larry Broadbent
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 104
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Physical Description
1 slide : col.
Scope and Content
Abandoned C&O Service Shop, June, 1987.
Name Access
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

Abandoned C&O Service Shop

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 105
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Creator
Larry Broadbent
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 105
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Physical Description
1 slide : col.
Scope and Content
Abandoned C&O Service Shop, June, 1987.
Name Access
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

Abandoned C&O Service Shop

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 106
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Creator
Larry Broadbent
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 106
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Physical Description
1 slide : col.
Scope and Content
Abandoned C&O Service Shop, June, 1987. A "Danger" sign is visible.
Name Access
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

Abandoned C&O Service Shop

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 107
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Larry Broadbent fonds
Creator
Larry Broadbent
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2012-12
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh5 B5 F3 107
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1987
Physical Description
1 slide : col.
Scope and Content
Abandoned C&O Service Shop, June, 1987. A sign reading "Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Property No Trespassing" is seen.
Name Access
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

A.B. Cary and Elmer Locke with Best Locomotive Division Safety Award

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1977
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F3 19
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F3
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F3 19
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1977
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14.5 x 16 cm
History / Biographical
A.B. Cary (left), director of safety for the Chessie System, presenting the 1977 Best Locomotive Division Safety Award to Elmer Locke, mechanical superintendent of the locomotive division, at the Canadian Headquarters in St. Thomas, Ontario. This image was published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal with the following caption: A.B. Cary (left), director of safety for the Chessie System, travelled from the company's main headquarters in Baltimore, Md., to St. Thomas, yesterday to present the Best Locomotive Division Safety Award to Elmer Locke, mechanical superintendent of the locomotive division, Canadian Headquarters, St. Thomas. Also on hand for the special emeting, were J.J. Cassidy, assistant superintendent of the Cadian Division, J.A.F. Craig, assistant general manager of the locomotive department, Huntington, W. Va., H.L. Webber, locomotive department manager, Grand Rapids, Mich., and M.W. Bergiel, safety co-ordinator, Detroit, Mich."
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Chessie System Inc.
Subject Access
Railways
Images

Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad and the City of St. Thomas

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1912-1919
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F43
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F43
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F43
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1912-1919
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
1 plan
Scope and Content
File contains an Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and the Corporation of the City of St. Thomas (lessee), effective March 1, 1919. Also includes related correspondence and a plan showing the land to be leased to the City of St. Thomas, dated February 6, 1912.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
New York Central Railroad
Subject Access
Railways

Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and D.L. Shafer (lessee)

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1912
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F22
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F22
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F22
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1912
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
1 plan
Scope and Content
File contains an Abstract of Lease of Company Property, dated May 1, 1912, between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and D.L. Shafer (lessee) regarding property on Moore Street in St. Thomas, Ontario. Permission is granted for the lessee to use the dwelling on the property as a carpenter shop. File also includes a plan, dated April 1, 1912, showing the land leased to D.L. Shafer.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry
Documents

R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F22.pdf

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Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and Henry Lindop (lessee)

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1912
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F20
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F20
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F20
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1912
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
1 document
1 plan
Scope and Content
File contains an Abstract of Lease of Company Property, dated May 1, 1912, between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and Henry Lindop (lessee) regarding a property on Moore Street, near Amelia Street, in St. Thomas. The railway grants permission for Lindop to lease the property for the storage of lumber. File also contains a plan, dated April 1, 1912, showing the land leased to Henry Lindop, noted on the plan as "Lindop's Planing Mill".
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry
Documents

R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F20.pdf

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Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and M.B. Johnson & Son (lessee), 1919

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1918-1919
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F29
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F29
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F29
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1918-1919
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
1 plan
Scope and Content
File contains an Abstract of Lease of Company Property, dated January 2, 1919, between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and M.B. Johnson & Son (lessee). The agreement grants Marshall Brewster Johnson and Angus William Jonhson, copartners doing business as M.B. Johnson and Son, permission to lease a parcel of land located on Centre Street, between White and Southwick Streets in St. Thomas, Ontario, for the storage of lumber. File also contains a plan, dated November 28, 1918, showing the subject property.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry
Documents

R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F29.pdf

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Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and Robert Hardy (lessee)

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1917
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F27
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F27
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F27
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1917
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
1 plan
Scope and Content
File contains an Abstract of Lease of Company Property, dated December 1, 1917, between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and Robert Hardy (lessee). The abstract grants Hardy permission to lease a parcel of property from the railway for use as a site for stock scales, which other shippers were permitted to use in exchange for a per-use payment. File also includes a plan, dated October 21, 1908, showing the land leased to Robert Hardy, specifically the south part of Lot 12, Range 5, in the Township of Delaware, Middlesex County.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Documents

R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F27.pdf

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Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and the City of St. Thomas (lessee), 1921

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1921
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F30
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F30
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1921
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
1 plan
Scope and Content
File contains an Abstract of Lease of Company Property, dated December 13, 1921, between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and the City of St. Thomas (lessee). The agreement grants the city permission to lease a parcel of land located on Centre Street, between Stanley and Church Streets in St. Thomas, Ontario, to be used as a site for a platform and car barns. File also contains a plan, dated November 23, 1921, showing the subject property.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry
Documents

R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F30.pdf

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Abstract of Lease of Company Property between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) and the Griffin Coal and Ice Company (lessee)

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1913-1915
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F23
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F23
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F23
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1913-1915
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
1 plan
Scope and Content
File contains an Abstract of Lease of Company Property, dated December 1, 1913, between the Michigan Central Railroad (lessor) the Griffin Coal and Ice Company (lessee) regarding property in St. Thomas, Ontario. Permission is granted for the lessee to use the property for buildings encroaching on the land owned by the Michigan Central Railroad, near Centre and Railway Streets. File also includes a plan, dated January 7, 1915, showing the property leased to the Griffin Coal and Ice Company.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Griffin Coal and Ice Company Ltd.
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry
Related Material
R4 S5 Sh2 B4 F1: Part of the Correspondence subseries of the Michigan Central Railroad records series; contains internal correspondence from the Michigan Central Railroad regarding the Griffin Coal and Ice Company obtaining rights to harvest ice on Pinafore Lake.
Documents

R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F23.pdf

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