Picture St. Marys
McKay's Bridge Over Thames River, 1901


Description
Creator:
Milton Reesor, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
This wrought iron bridge with stone supports was located in the small community known as Glengowan, located north of St. Marys along the Thames River. This bridge is no longer standing and a larger concrete bridge has been built in its place. McKay's Mill was located on the west bank of the Thames River. McKay had been one of the owners of the mill; however, he was not the first owner. This photo was taken by local amateur photographer Milton Reesor. In 1901, this location was a popular spot for leisure activities such as picnics.
Notes:
Condition: Fair - The image is fairly clear. Slight discolouration and yellowing of image. The edges are severely faded. A white blemish on the bottom right corner of the photo. Album page is damaged on bottom right corner.
Inscriptions:
"McKay's Bridge, on the Thames."
Date of Original:
1901
Dimensions:
Width: 17.4 cm
Height: 11.3 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 11.1cm
Image Height: 8.8cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
Reesor013
Collection:
St. Marys Museum Photo Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.2978963372788 Longitude: -81.1675439367676
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:
"McKay's Bridge Over Thames River, 1901", St. Marys Museum, Reesor013.
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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McKay's Bridge Over Thames River, 1901


This wrought iron bridge with stone supports was located in the small community known as Glengowan, located north of St. Marys along the Thames River. This bridge is no longer standing and a larger concrete bridge has been built in its place. McKay's Mill was located on the west bank of the Thames River. McKay had been one of the owners of the mill; however, he was not the first owner. This photo was taken by local amateur photographer Milton Reesor. In 1901, this location was a popular spot for leisure activities such as picnics.