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Cumberland Street - Pickard Block
Description
Creator
J.F. Cooke (Lovelady)
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Black and white photo of trolley car on Cumberland Street in Port Arthur, Ontario. Pickard Block is at the centre to the right. This was the first municipally-owned electric railway in Canada. With the end of the silver boom of the 1880's, Port Arthur citizens decided to build a streetcar line to link them with the business district of Fort William and the CPR rail yards.

Date of Original
1892
Dimensions
Width: 5 in
Height: 3.5 in
Subject(s)
Local identifier
P297
Collection
Thunder Bay Public Library
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.4001 Longitude: -89.31683
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Thunder Bay Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

Brodie Resource Library

216 South Brodie Street

Thunder Bay, ON

P7E 1C2

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Cumberland Street - Pickard Block


Black and white photo of trolley car on Cumberland Street in Port Arthur, Ontario. Pickard Block is at the centre to the right. This was the first municipally-owned electric railway in Canada. With the end of the silver boom of the 1880's, Port Arthur citizens decided to build a streetcar line to link them with the business district of Fort William and the CPR rail yards.