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  • John McIntyre (~1855)
    Image       Portrait of John McIntyre, who was known as Governor McIntyre, chief factor of the Hudson's Bay post at Fort William from 1855 to 1878. Governor McIntyre was a world traveler, a man fluent in English, Gaelic, and Chippewa and spoke French and Russian as well. When he retired in 1878, ...
    Image     Portrait of John McIntyre, who was known as Governor McIntyre, chief factor of the Hudson's Bay post at Fort William from 1855 to 1878. Governor McIntyre was a world traveler, ...
  • Remains of the Wolseley Transports of 1870
    Image       Remains of the York boats used to transport Colonel Garnet Wolseley and his troops from Prince Arthur's Landing (later called Port Arthur) to the Red River Settlement at Fort Garry. Troops followed a water route up the Kaministiquia River to lakes Shebandowan and Kashabowie, Lac des Mille Lacs, and Lake ...
    Image     Remains of the York boats used to transport Colonel Garnet Wolseley and his troops from Prince Arthur's Landing (later called Port Arthur) to the Red River Settlement at Fort Garry. ...
  • Prince Arthur's Landing
    Image       Prince Arthur's Landing as seen in 1870 in Port Arthur, Ontario.
    Image     Prince Arthur's Landing as seen in 1870 in Port Arthur, Ontario.
  • Prince Arthur's Landing - C.N.R. and C.P.R. Docks (1870 & 1932)
    Image       A view of Prince Arthur's Landing as seen in 1932, as in contrast to the earlier photo of Prince Arthur's Landing 1870, Port Arthur, Ontario.
    Image     A view of Prince Arthur's Landing as seen in 1932, as in contrast to the earlier photo of Prince Arthur's Landing 1870, Port Arthur, Ontario.
  • 1870 Group Scene
    Imagemysterycomment       A photo with the caption 'Site of the Bank of Montreal in 1870', showing a wigwam, in the bush. A group of Indigenous Peoples are in front of the wigwam; a skin is drying on the left.; 4.3'wide x 3.1'high b&w photo
    Imagemysterycomment     A photo with the caption 'Site of the Bank of Montreal in 1870', showing a wigwam, in the bush. A group of Indigenous Peoples are in front of the wigwam; ...
  • First Bank
    Image       This photo shows the first bank at the foot of Park Street in Port Arthur, 1870's.
    Image     This photo shows the first bank at the foot of Park Street in Port Arthur, 1870's.
  • Current River
    Image       Black and white photograph of the mouth of the Current River in Port Arthur, Ontario.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the mouth of the Current River in Port Arthur, Ontario.
  • Arthur Street
    Image       Black and white photograph of Arthur and South Cumberland Street in Port Arthur, Ontario.
    Image     Black and white photograph of Arthur and South Cumberland Street in Port Arthur, Ontario.
  • Kaministiquia River
    Image       Black and white photograph of the Kaministiquia River at the mouth of Lake Superior in Fort William. This photo features several boats conducting day to day operations.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the Kaministiquia River at the mouth of Lake Superior in Fort William. This photo features several boats conducting day to day operations.
  • First Bank, Port Arthur
    Image       Black and white photograph of Port Arthur's first bank, situated at the foot of Park Street in the 1870's.
    Image     Black and white photograph of Port Arthur's first bank, situated at the foot of Park Street in the 1870's.
  • Sidewheeler Algoma (~1871)
    Image       This sidewheeler was originally called the 'City of Toronto', then the 'Racine' and finally the 'Algoma'. Built in 1839, the ship was to undergo major transformations in it's lifetime. It retained it's twin walking beam engines, 147 foot hull and 26 ft. diameter paddlewheels., This photo is courtesy of the ...
    Image     This sidewheeler was originally called the 'City of Toronto', then the 'Racine' and finally the 'Algoma'. Built in 1839, the ship was to undergo major transformations in it's lifetime. It ...
  • Fort William (1873)
    Image       A drawing attributed to William Armstrong of Fort William in 1873. The drawing shows water traffic of canoes and a ship. The settlement can be seen across from the Fort. Wigwams of the Ojibwa are seen in the foreground.
    Image     A drawing attributed to William Armstrong of Fort William in 1873. The drawing shows water traffic of canoes and a ship. The settlement can be seen across from the Fort. ...
  • Old Ontario Bank (~1875)
    Image       A photograph of the Ontario Bank, which opened at Prince Arthur's Landing (later called Port Arthur) in 1875. The bank served a population of 500. One of the bank tellers was Samuel Wellington Ray, who went on in later years to open his own private bank and become Mayor of ...
    Image     A photograph of the Ontario Bank, which opened at Prince Arthur's Landing (later called Port Arthur) in 1875. The bank served a population of 500. One of the bank tellers ...
  • Town Plot (Westfort) (~1875)
    Image       Sketch of the town plot (West Fort) about 1875. Sketch shows Mt. McKay, Neebing Hotel, Government dock, railroad and telegraph wires.
    Image     Sketch of the town plot (West Fort) about 1875. Sketch shows Mt. McKay, Neebing Hotel, Government dock, railroad and telegraph wires.
  • Adam Oliver (1875)
    Image       On June 1st, 1875, Adam Oliver made history by turning the first sod for the construction of the main line of the Canadian Pacific Railway . The ceremony took place on the banks of the Kaministiquia River, at the Town Plot (later called Westfort)., Adam Oliver and his partners operated ...
    Image     On June 1st, 1875, Adam Oliver made history by turning the first sod for the construction of the main line of the Canadian Pacific Railway . The ceremony took place ...
  • Kaministiquia Hotel (~1879)
    Imagecomment       A photograph of the Kaministiquia Hotel, once at the corner of Dease and Hardisty Streets, in Fort William, Ontario. This unique C.P.R. hotel offered accomodations to railroad officials, business executives and summer vacationers in a wilderness setting. The hotel was owned and operated by the Canadian Pacific Railway and was ...
    Imagecomment     A photograph of the Kaministiquia Hotel, once at the corner of Dease and Hardisty Streets, in Fort William, Ontario. This unique C.P.R. hotel offered accomodations to railroad officials, business executives ...
  • Lieutenant Governor McDonald at Prince Arthur's Landing (1879)
    Image       A rare photograph of Prince Arthur's Landing. In this scene, the Lieutenant-Governor and his party prepare to board the train, about to take them westwards. Note the canoes at the end of the train. In 1879 the railway west from this area, only extended as far as Savanne River. The ...
    Image     A rare photograph of Prince Arthur's Landing. In this scene, the Lieutenant-Governor and his party prepare to board the train, about to take them westwards. Note the canoes at the ...
  • Port Arthur Harbour - CN Docks
    Image       Black and white photo showing Canadian National Railway loading docks near Prince Arthur's Landing, Port Arthur, Ontario.
    Image     Black and white photo showing Canadian National Railway loading docks near Prince Arthur's Landing, Port Arthur, Ontario.
  • 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.
  • South Cumberland Street
    Image       Black and white photograph of a street scene on South Cumberland Street in Port Arthur, Ontario.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a street scene on South Cumberland Street in Port Arthur, Ontario.
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