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Thunder Bay
  
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1930-1939
  
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  • C.N.R Ticket(1938)
    Imagecomment       Canadian National Railway ticket issued to Mrs. Marander to take the train to market twice per month, from the stop at Wolfe to Fort William in 1938.
    Imagecomment     Canadian National Railway ticket issued to Mrs. Marander to take the train to market twice per month, from the stop at Wolfe to Fort William in 1938.
  • C.N.R Photo I.D.
    Image       Identification, or pass, for the Canadian National Railway, with photo of trackman and his wife. This would have allowed them free transportation on the CNR. The employees years of service with the CNR, was also recorded on the back of the pass.
    Image     Identification, or pass, for the Canadian National Railway, with photo of trackman and his wife. This would have allowed them free transportation on the CNR. The employees years of service ...
  • Thunder Bay District Road Map
    Image       Thunder Bay District Maps ; Road Maps ; Road Transportation
    Image     Thunder Bay District Maps ; Road Maps ; Road Transportation
  • Fort William Public Library (~1930)
    Image       Entrance to the Fort William Public Library, now Brodie Resource Library. The Thunder Bay Public Library opened in 1912 is a 'Carnegie' library. See also 10017; 4.3'wide x 3.1'high b&w photo
    Image     Entrance to the Fort William Public Library, now Brodie Resource Library. The Thunder Bay Public Library opened in 1912 is a 'Carnegie' library. See also 10017; 4.3'wide x 3.1'high b&w ...
  • Thunder Bay District Ski Area (1931)
    Image       A ski-jumper descends while a crowd on either side of the jump looks on. Newspaper accounts for the next day report between 2,500 and 3,000 people gathered to watch the District Championships held by the Fort William Ski Club.
    Image     A ski-jumper descends while a crowd on either side of the jump looks on. Newspaper accounts for the next day report between 2,500 and 3,000 people gathered to watch the ...
  • C.D. Howe and Peter Heenan
    Image       Sharp eyes were able to read the ribbon on Peter Heenan's lapel. It reads 'The Seventh Annual Convention Northwestern Ontario Associated Chambers of Commerce Fort William September 22-23 1937' While it is likely that both men attended the NWO Chamber of Commerce Convention, they were here for other reasons as ...
    Image     Sharp eyes were able to read the ribbon on Peter Heenan's lapel. It reads 'The Seventh Annual Convention Northwestern Ontario Associated Chambers of Commerce Fort William September 22-23 1937' While ...
  • Royal Visit to Fort William (1939)
    Image       King George VI and Queen Elizabeth pose to be photographed in a First Nations encampment set up for the purposes of the Royal visit on the banks of the McIntyre River.
    Image     King George VI and Queen Elizabeth pose to be photographed in a First Nations encampment set up for the purposes of the Royal visit on the banks of the McIntyre ...
  • Eaton's Foodateria
    Image       Eaton's Foodateria in Fort William proudly displays its new store front, which features modernistic lettering and black and white tiling. Eaton's opened its food store in Fort William in 1929. The store continued operations at the Victoria Avenue location until October 21st,1948, where it re-opened on South Syndicate Avenue. This ...
    Image     Eaton's Foodateria in Fort William proudly displays its new store front, which features modernistic lettering and black and white tiling. Eaton's opened its food store in Fort William in 1929. ...
  • C.N.R and C.P.R. Docks
    Image       A view of Prince Arthur's Landing, in Port Arthur, as seen in 1932, showing the C.N.R and C.P.R. docks.
    Image     A view of Prince Arthur's Landing, in Port Arthur, as seen in 1932, showing the C.N.R and C.P.R. docks.
  • Fire CNR Freight Shed
    Image       Clouds of black smoke envelope the city as freight shed number 2 burns to the ground near the foot of Arthur Street (now called Red River Road). Volunteers braved the smoke and flames to assist by forming bucket brigades and by moving boxcars out of the path of the fire. ...
    Image     Clouds of black smoke envelope the city as freight shed number 2 burns to the ground near the foot of Arthur Street (now called Red River Road). Volunteers braved the ...
  • Charlie Cox and George Wardrope (1939)
    Image       A sports breakfast at the Prince Arthur Hotel. The Patton Trophy sits on the head table, while behind it dignitaries pose for the camera. Winners of the Allan Cup were welcomed home to a breakfast celebration at the Prince Arthur Hotel. The Bearcats hockey team disembarked from their journey at ...
    Image     A sports breakfast at the Prince Arthur Hotel. The Patton Trophy sits on the head table, while behind it dignitaries pose for the camera. Winners of the Allan Cup were ...
  • King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (1939)
    Image       A street scene showing war veterans waiting to meeting King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at the CPR railroad station. Near the centre of the photograph you will see Queen Elizabeth and slightly ahead of her to her left is King George VI. The CPR station on the left was ...
    Image     A street scene showing war veterans waiting to meeting King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at the CPR railroad station. Near the centre of the photograph you will see Queen ...
  • Thunder Bay Trumpeteers (1939)
    Image       Crowds line the streets and roof-tops along Red River Road (then called Arthur Street) near St. Paul Street. Making their way down Red River Road is an all-girls drum and trumpet marching band called the Thunder Bay Trumpeteers. The band, led by Miss Donalda McDougall, had been practicing for three ...
    Image     Crowds line the streets and roof-tops along Red River Road (then called Arthur Street) near St. Paul Street. Making their way down Red River Road is an all-girls drum and ...
  • Centennial Celebrations
    Image       Crowds stroll through Current River Park, Port Arthur, Ontario, during the city's 50th Anniversary celebrations. The picnic at the park was attended by a crowd of over 10,000. Children and their parents drank 5,000 pints of milk, and ate 10,000 doughnuts and popsicles. Children competed in races. During the evening ...
    Image     Crowds stroll through Current River Park, Port Arthur, Ontario, during the city's 50th Anniversary celebrations. The picnic at the park was attended by a crowd of over 10,000. Children and ...
  • King George Vl and Queen Elizabeth on train during royal visit - May 23, 1939
    Image       On May 23, 1939 King George Vl and Queen Elizabeth toured the twin cities (Fort William and Port Arthur, Ontario). There was a genuine outpouring of joy and affection as the King and Queen went by. Special medallions in bronze and aluminum were distributed for this occasion.
    Image     On May 23, 1939 King George Vl and Queen Elizabeth toured the twin cities (Fort William and Port Arthur, Ontario). There was a genuine outpouring of joy and affection as ...
  • Log boom (~1932)
    Image       A bushworker sorts the logs in preparation for the spring break up on the river. Logs were rafted down rivers and lakes as an inexpensive means of transporting the wood to mills.
    Image     A bushworker sorts the logs in preparation for the spring break up on the river. Logs were rafted down rivers and lakes as an inexpensive means of transporting the wood ...
  • Last Locomotive of Port Arthur Duluth Railway
    Image       Candie at Mackie Siding - Due to poor track conditions caused by high water on the Whitefish River and the weakened bridges at Hymers, the Port Arthur Duluth Railway was issued an order to close. Revenue on the line did not warrant the heavy expenditure necessary to repair the tracks ...
    Image     Candie at Mackie Siding - Due to poor track conditions caused by high water on the Whitefish River and the weakened bridges at Hymers, the Port Arthur Duluth Railway was ...
  • Logs at river's edge
    Image       Peter Samchek stands atop pulp logs at the river's edge of an unknown location in Northwestern Ontario. Logs were usually cut during the late fall and winter months, and then hauled over snow roads to the edges of rivers and lakes. In the spring, when the ice was gone, logs ...
    Image     Peter Samchek stands atop pulp logs at the river's edge of an unknown location in Northwestern Ontario. Logs were usually cut during the late fall and winter months, and then ...
  • Last Train for P.A.D.&W Railway
    Image       The Port Arthur Duluth and Western Railway was simply known as the Pee Dee. The Thunder Bay Colonization Railway was incorporated on Feb.1,1883. The railway's aim to construct a railway from Prince Arthurs Landing to some point south of Arrow Lake, which turned out to be Gunflint Lake approx. 85 ...
    Image     The Port Arthur Duluth and Western Railway was simply known as the Pee Dee. The Thunder Bay Colonization Railway was incorporated on Feb.1,1883. The railway's aim to construct a railway ...
  • Memorial Ave. Snowstorm - Feb. 2,1939
    Image       Feb. 2, 1939, a heavy snowfall meant tow trucks were busy. Here, one from Lakehead Motors, is assisting a stranded motorist.; 4.3'wide x 3.1'high b&w photo
    Image     Feb. 2, 1939, a heavy snowfall meant tow trucks were busy. Here, one from Lakehead Motors, is assisting a stranded motorist.; 4.3'wide x 3.1'high b&w photo
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