Picture St. Marys
London Bridge, St. Marys


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. It shows a view of the London Bridge over Trout Creek looking to the east. In 1857, the Grand Trunk Railway planned to come to St. Marys, featuring a primary line to Sarnia and a secondary line to London. The contracts for the construction of these bridges was awarded to George Weir and Donald Robinson, and the London Bridge opened for traffic in mid-1858. Although the Sarnia Bridge's last train crossed in 1989, the London Bridge is still in use today for freight and the VIA Rail Toronto-Sarnia line.
Notes:
Condition: Good - Some wear and discolouration around edges, slight bend in lower right corner.
Inscriptions:
None
Dimensions:
Width: 13.4 cm
Height: 8.3 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 12.7cm
Image Height: 7.7cm
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Near, Reg.
Local identifier:
RN6_177
Collection:
Reg Near Postcards
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.25009 Longitude: -81.13304
Donor:
Reg Near
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
"London Bridge, St. Marys." St. Marys Museum, RN6_177.
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. As per request of donors on behalf of Reg Near, the original collection is to remain in the St. Marys Museum building and kept in the archival vault at all times. Retrieval from the vault is allowed for viewing under supervision of St. Marys Museum staff only.
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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London Bridge, St. Marys


This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. It shows a view of the London Bridge over Trout Creek looking to the east. In 1857, the Grand Trunk Railway planned to come to St. Marys, featuring a primary line to Sarnia and a secondary line to London. The contracts for the construction of these bridges was awarded to George Weir and Donald Robinson, and the London Bridge opened for traffic in mid-1858. Although the Sarnia Bridge's last train crossed in 1989, the London Bridge is still in use today for freight and the VIA Rail Toronto-Sarnia line.