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Thunder Bay
  
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1880-1889
  
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  • Is It True
    Newspaper  Fort William Journal, 13 Oct 1887     Nettie ; Jarvis Island ; Mutton Island ; Jno Fox ; Port Arthur ; Missing
    Newspaper  Fort William Journal, 13 Oct 1887   Nettie ; Jarvis Island ; Mutton Island ; Jno Fox ; Port Arthur ; Missing
  • Still A Mystery
    Newspaper  Fort William Journal, 20 Oct 1887     Nettie ; Mutton Island ; Jarvis Island ; Jno Fox ; T.A. Murray ; Alex McKinnon ; Arthur McEwen ; Missing
    Newspaper  Fort William Journal, 20 Oct 1887   Nettie ; Mutton Island ; Jarvis Island ; Jno Fox ; T.A. Murray ; Alex McKinnon ; Arthur McEwen ; Missing
  • Lost On Thunder Bay
    Newspaper  Weekly Sentinel (Thunder Bay Sentinel), 14 Oct 1887     Nettie ; Jarvis Island ; Welcome Islands ; Port Arthur ; Mutton Island ; Jno Fox ; Arthur McEwen ; Salty Jack
    Newspaper  Weekly Sentinel (Thunder Bay Sentinel), 14 Oct 1887   Nettie ; Jarvis Island ; Welcome Islands ; Port Arthur ; Mutton Island ; Jno Fox ; Arthur McEwen ; Salty Jack
  • Lost On Thunder Bay
    Newspaper  Daily Sentinel (Thunder Bay Sentinel), 11 Oct 1887     Nettie ; Mutton Island ; Jarvis Island ; Jno Fox ; T.A. Murray ; Alex McKinnon ; Arthur McEwen ; Port Arthur ; Missing ; Salty Jack
    Newspaper  Daily Sentinel (Thunder Bay Sentinel), 11 Oct 1887   Nettie ; Mutton Island ; Jarvis Island ; Jno Fox ; T.A. Murray ; Alex McKinnon ; Arthur McEwen ; Port Arthur ; Missing ; Salty Jack
  • Capt. Dickens Dead
    Newspaper  Daily Herald (Tribute), 15 Jun 1886     Francis Dickens ; Charles Dickens ; North-West Rebellion ; North-West Mounted Police ; Moline, Illinois ; Riel Rebellion ; Fort Pitt
    Newspaper  Daily Herald (Tribute), 15 Jun 1886   Francis Dickens ; Charles Dickens ; North-West Rebellion ; North-West Mounted Police ; Moline, Illinois ; Riel Rebellion ; Fort Pitt
  • First CPR Yard (~1880)
    Image       First Canadian Pacific Railway yards as they appeared shortly after the CPR was constructed in Westfort about 1880.
    Image     First Canadian Pacific Railway yards as they appeared shortly after the CPR was constructed in Westfort about 1880.
  • Fort William, Ontario
    Image       A street scene, in 1885, looking down Brown St. into what is now Westfort (Town Plot) and toward Mount McKay.
    Image     A street scene, in 1885, looking down Brown St. into what is now Westfort (Town Plot) and toward Mount McKay.
  • Sir John A. MacDonald
    Image       Photo of Canadian Prime Minister, Sir John A. MacDonald, arriving in Port Arthur, Ontario, September 3, 1886. 'I have faith in the future of Port Arthur' was a comment made by the Prime Minister during his speech. His attention was drawn to Port Arthur's natural beauty and geographic advantages. Mayor ...
    Image     Photo of Canadian Prime Minister, Sir John A. MacDonald, arriving in Port Arthur, Ontario, September 3, 1886. 'I have faith in the future of Port Arthur' was a comment made ...
  • Steamship Algoma
    Image       A photograph of the luxury CPR steamship Algoma, as she arrives at Port Arthur, Ontario, November 24,1884. The ship is covered with ice. At that time few ships would risk the gales of November on Lake Superior. This ship was built by Aiken and Marsell in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1883. ...
    Image     A photograph of the luxury CPR steamship Algoma, as she arrives at Port Arthur, Ontario, November 24,1884. The ship is covered with ice. At that time few ships would risk ...
  • Quebec troops at the railroad station in Port Arthur on their way to the Northwest Rebellion
    Imagemystery       Soldiers pose on a CPR train at Port Arthur, Ontario in 1885. They are en route to Saskatchewan to aid in the suppression of Riel's North West Rebellion. Troops that used the rail-lines at this time faced arduous travel through the many gaps in the line before they could reach ...
    Imagemystery     Soldiers pose on a CPR train at Port Arthur, Ontario in 1885. They are en route to Saskatchewan to aid in the suppression of Riel's North West Rebellion. Troops that ...
  • St. Joseph's Hospital (~1884)
    Image       Photograph of a two story structure with a hip roof and windows with rounded arches at the top. This was the only hospital in the District from 1885 to 1900. For a time in the early 1880's, the Sisters of St. Joseph converted parts of the convent they lived in ...
    Image     Photograph of a two story structure with a hip roof and windows with rounded arches at the top. This was the only hospital in the District from 1885 to 1900. ...
  • James Conmee, 1848-1913 (~1884)
    Image       Portrait of James Conmee: politician, entrepreneur, railroad and lumber magnate. James Conmee began work in this area installing machinery for the Oliver-Davidson sawmill on the Kaministiquia River in 1872. During his years in the Lakehead he became influential in railroad construction, purchased the Northern Hotel, served as Councillor in Prince ...
    Image     Portrait of James Conmee: politician, entrepreneur, railroad and lumber magnate. James Conmee began work in this area installing machinery for the Oliver-Davidson sawmill on the Kaministiquia River in 1872. During ...
  • Jack Nickelson, Water Carrier
    Image       A winter street scene, ca 1885, Arthur St. near St. Paul, Port Arthur, Ontario. The photo shows a horse drawn water wagon with water carrier Jack Nickelson, in what was the commercial area at that time. The precise date of this photo is unknown.
    Image     A winter street scene, ca 1885, Arthur St. near St. Paul, Port Arthur, Ontario. The photo shows a horse drawn water wagon with water carrier Jack Nickelson, in what was ...
  • Mines and Scenery, Algoma West (1887)
    Image       Cover page of a book written in 1887 about the discoveries and description of industrial resources in the North West region. Contains maps and illustrations.
    Image     Cover page of a book written in 1887 about the discoveries and description of industrial resources in the North West region. Contains maps and illustrations.
  • Walpole Roland
    Image       Walpole Roland, resident of Port Arthur, was a civil and mining engineer and the author of 'Algoma West', published in 1887. The story of his life seemed to be of one incredible adventure after another. Before arriving in Canada, he served in military service and observed the Charge of the ...
    Image     Walpole Roland, resident of Port Arthur, was a civil and mining engineer and the author of 'Algoma West', published in 1887. The story of his life seemed to be of ...
  • First CPR Station (~1887)
    Image       Settlers, businessmen and baggage on the platform of Port Arthur's first Canadian Pacific Railway station.
    Image     Settlers, businessmen and baggage on the platform of Port Arthur's first Canadian Pacific Railway station.
  • Chisholm's Livery (1887)
    Image       An advertisement placed in 'Algoma West: its Mines, Scenery and Industrial Resources.' published in 1887. The silver mining boom in nearby mining centres brought prosperity to Port Arthur. Stables such as this one provided horses, wagons, carriages and drivers for visitors who need transportation to Rabbit Mountain, or to the ...
    Image     An advertisement placed in 'Algoma West: its Mines, Scenery and Industrial Resources.' published in 1887. The silver mining boom in nearby mining centres brought prosperity to Port Arthur. Stables such ...
  • Badger Mine (~1887)
    Image       Badger Mine, circa 1887. The stamp mill and tramway appear in the foreground at left. Also at the site were a stable, a blacksmith shop, engine house, cookhouse and the sleeping quarters of the miners. For a few brief years, silver mines such as the Badger brought prosperity to nearby ...
    Image     Badger Mine, circa 1887. The stamp mill and tramway appear in the foreground at left. Also at the site were a stable, a blacksmith shop, engine house, cookhouse and the ...
  • First Train from Prince Arthur's Landing
    Image       The first train from Prince Arthur's Landing to Winnipeg, Friday July 7, 1882.
    Image     The first train from Prince Arthur's Landing to Winnipeg, Friday July 7, 1882.
  • Rabbit Mountain Silver Mine(1886)
    Image       Photograph of the mine site at Rabbit Mountain, near Stanley. At this site was the stamp mill, log houses, a general store and a small hotel. Silver was discovered in the Rabbit Mountain area in 1882. This was one of the first of a series of silver finds by Oliver ...
    Image     Photograph of the mine site at Rabbit Mountain, near Stanley. At this site was the stamp mill, log houses, a general store and a small hotel. Silver was discovered in ...
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