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Cyclone - 1933 
Image  1933  Photo of the results of a storm along Jones Street around the Rice Home. Trees can be seen pulled from the ground and branches all over the place. Condition: Good. Glossy finish shows surface markings.
Cyclone - 1933 
Image  1933  The aftermath of the "cyclone" that hit St. Marys in 1933. A downed tree is the main focus of this photograph with the "Spark's Home" being in view (236 Jones Street East, also known as "Ercildoune"). Ercildoune was built as a wedding gift to George Carter's daughter Charlotte when she married...
Thames Flood, St. Marys 
Image    Photo of a fairly regular event in St. Marys - the flooding of the Thames River. This photo shows the water is extremely high and appears to be very fast moving. Condition: Good. Normal wear. Thames Flood St. Marys Ont
Julia Ford's garden, St. Marys 
Image    Postcard view of Julia Ford's garden. In the inscription on the back it explains that this is a picture of the remains of the maple tree after an ice storm. Condition: Good. A little browned with some bend marks. The remains of the Maple tree broken by the ice storm, north-east corner of garden...
Aftermath of the Flood of 1937 
ImageMysteries:  1937  Photo of the aftermath of a flood that occurred in St. Marys in 1937. In the foreground a man can be seen with a shovel moving water around. The little ornament hanging from the building indicates he is in front of the fire hall. In the background the Water Street bridge can be seen with...
Flood of 1937 
Image  1937  Photo of the flood of 1937. Here we see a street completely covered in water with vehicles seeming to be stuck in the mess. Condition: Good. Fairly normal wear.
The DeLong Hook and Eye Co. building after the flood of 1937 
Image  1937  Photo of the DeLong Hook and Eye Company building after a flood in 1937. All around debris can be seen making a wall of where the water would have most certainly hit. Condition: Good. A little curled with uneven yellowing.
Flood of 1937 on Park Street 
Image  1937  Photo of Park Street during a flood that occurred in 1937. Here were see the flood waters are up to a house's front door and has completely covered up Park Street and the Park Street bridge. Water can even be seen flowing off the bridge! Condition: Good. Uneven tone.
Flood of 1937 
Image  1937  Photo of a flood that occurred in St. Marys in 1937. Here we see a few houses underwater as well as some trees. The Water Street bridge can be seen off in the distance with water practically covering it. Condition: Good. Orange stain is present and there is a slightly uneven tone.
Aftermath of flood of 1937, taken from Park Street bridge 
Image  1937  Photo of the Thames River as seen from the Park Street bridge. We can see the Queen Street (Victoria) bridge off in the background as well as downtown. This photo would have been taken after the waters had gone down showing the aftermath of the flood. Condition: Good. Slightly curled with an...
Train #409 Derailment south of St. Marys 
Image    Photo of a group of people standing around a derailed train numbered 409. Condition: Copies are good - not the best reproduction though.
Plane crash of Leovens Brothers on George Allen Farm, 1937 
Image  June, 1937  Photo of an airplane wreckage that happened from a crash would occurred near Baseline in Blanshard (on the George Allen Farm). Please see the article in the St. Marys Journal Argus dated June 24, 1937 (page 1) for more information. Condition: Copy is good.
Aftermath of fire to 117 Queen Street East, ca. 1975 
Image  ca. 1975  Photo of the aftermath of a fire that destroyed 117 Queen Street East (at that time a hardware store). The photo was taken around 1975 and features the hole left by the missing building as well as two woman standing out front, the one looking at the damage. The building was rebuilt and houses...
Queen Street looking west towards Water Street at the time of a flood, 1937 
Image  1937  Photo of Queen Street East during a flood in 1937. The flood waters are up to the doorways of the businesses downtown and seems to have flooded some cars (including one at the Queen Street and Water Street intersection). Condition: Good. Gloss shows imperfections, but the image looks good.
Corner of Queen and Water Streets during a flood in 1947 
Image  1947  Photo of the corner of Queen Street and Water Street during a flood that occurred in 1947. A group of people can be seen at the corner looking as though they are observing the damage. A car can be seen at the left looking as though it is moving through the water with some other cars looking as...
Queen Street near Water Street during flood of 1947 
Image  1947  Photo of Queen Street East looking at the south-side near Water Street during the flood of 1947. A child on a bicycle is seen in the foreground with a car and a truck seen in the background going through the flood waters. Condition: Good. Some browning/yellowing.
C.T. Stewart Paint Store during flood of 1947 
Image  1947  Photo of the C.T. Stewart Paint Store during the flood of 1947. C.T. Stewart Paint store was located at 16 Water Street North where Stonetown Styles & Summer Dreams Tanning is located now. Condition: Good. Browned and ripped/creased on left side, but the image is very clear.
Train wreck at Maxwell's Plant 
Image  Postmarked 1909  Copy of a postcard (postmarked 1909) of a train wreck that occurred just near Maxwell's factory. There are a group of people standing around the engine with a lot of train cars seen in behind. Condition: Copy is very good.
Aftermath of fire at Gregory Block (South side of Queen Street between Wellington and Water Streets), 1921 
Image  1921  Postcard of the aftermath of a fire that occurred at the Gregory Block (on South side of Queen Street between Wellington and Water Streets). This photo shows the front of the store and the damage done (1595pc shows the back). The sign for G.W. Gregory's business can still be seen, but the right...
Aftermath of fire at Gregory Block (South side of Queen Street between Wellington and Water Streets), 1921 
Image  1921  Postcard photo showing the debris leftover from a fire that took place at the Gregory Block (located on the South side of Queen Street East, between Wellington and Water Streets). A lot of wood can be seen as well as other objects showing the destruction that this fire caused. Condition: Okay. ...
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Acts of Nature & Other Disasters


Floods, tornadoes and other such "disasters" that get people out with their cameras to record what happened!