Aerial View of Jackfish Bay


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Aerial view of the town of Jackfish, Ontario. This photo was originally a postcard. Until 1885, Jackfish was the last terminal for shipment of coal and various supplies to the region. The completion of the Jackfish Tunnel and the 600ft. 'Blackbird' trestle connected the east to the west on May 16,1885. A monument was erected near the Jackfish tunnel on May 16,1935 by some of the original participants and veterans to commemorate this event.

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Width: 5 in
Height: 3.5 in
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Local identifier:
P398
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Thunder Bay Public Library
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.796944 Longitude: -86.986944
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Aerial View of Jackfish Bay


Aerial view of the town of Jackfish, Ontario. This photo was originally a postcard. Until 1885, Jackfish was the last terminal for shipment of coal and various supplies to the region. The completion of the Jackfish Tunnel and the 600ft. 'Blackbird' trestle connected the east to the west on May 16,1885. A monument was erected near the Jackfish tunnel on May 16,1935 by some of the original participants and veterans to commemorate this event.