Picture St. Marys
Laurier at the Switch, 1900


Description
Creator:
Milton Reesor, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
This photo was taken by local amateur photographer Milton Reesor in 1900. The photo shows a whistle stop in 1900 with former Canadian Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier standing on the observation platform of his private car. The location of the stop is at the Elizabeth Street Switch, a Grand Trunk Railway Depot once located in St. Marys. The Switch was eventually replaced in 1907 by the current Via Station. Laurier is visible on the back right side of the car, wearing a long coat and top hat.
Notes:
Condition: Poor - Image is clear. The photo is fairly discoloured and yellowed. A dark blemish at the top of the photo. Top left corner of album page has been torn, corner missing. Album page stained.
Inscriptions:
"Sir Wilfrid Laurier at St. Marys. 1900."
Date of Original:
1900
Dimensions:
Width: 17.5 cm
Height: 11.5 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 11.3cm
Image Height: 8.8cm
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Wilfrid Laurier
Local identifier:
Reesor134
Collection:
St. Marys Museum Photo Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.25009 Longitude: -81.13304
Donor:
Dan O'Toole
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
"Laurier at the Switch, 1900", St. Marys Museum, Reesor134.
Location of Original:
R. Lorne Eedy Archives
Terms of Use:
Reproduction of digital objects is restricted to fair use for personal research or study; any other use must be done with permission of copyright holder.
Reproduction Notes:
This image is a watermarked low resolution reproduction. High resolution images are available at the St. Marys Museum for a fee.
Contact
St. Marys Museum
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

177 Church Street South,

P.O. Box 998,

St. Marys, Ontario.

N4X 1B6

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Laurier at the Switch, 1900


This photo was taken by local amateur photographer Milton Reesor in 1900. The photo shows a whistle stop in 1900 with former Canadian Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier standing on the observation platform of his private car. The location of the stop is at the Elizabeth Street Switch, a Grand Trunk Railway Depot once located in St. Marys. The Switch was eventually replaced in 1907 by the current Via Station. Laurier is visible on the back right side of the car, wearing a long coat and top hat.