Picture St. Marys
The Canadian Champion Ploughmen visit the Royal Farms at Windsor, Jan 27, 1947


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Photo of 8 men all wearing long dress coats with hats off outside and smiling for the camera on January 27th, 1947 at the Royal Farms in Windsor.

The men include:
Floyd Steckley (Horse Plough Champion), Alex Black (Esso Tractor Ploughman), Austin Nairn (Horse Plough Champion), E.H Gurton (European Commissioner of Colonization, Canadian National Railways), Col. J.G. Robertson (Agricultural Commissioner for Canada), Clark Young (Ontario Ploughmen’s Association and Manager of the Canadian Party), Fred Timbers (Esso Tractor Ploughman)
Notes:
Condition: Photo has stains where paper had been glued to the back; photo is a little warped and bent which is even more evident thanks to the high gloss finish.
Inscriptions:
“ALL SMILES DESPITE THE COLD DAY. The Canadian Champion Ploughmen visit the Royal Farms at Windsor, 27th January, 1947. Left to right: Floyd Steckley (Horse Plough Champion), Alex Black (Esso Tractor Ploughman), Austin Nairn (Horse Plough Champion), E.H. Gurton (European Commissioner of Colonization, Canadian National Railways), Col. J.G. Robertson (Agricultural Commissioner for Canada), Clark Young (Ontario Ploughmen’s Association and Manager of the Canadian Party), Fred Timbers (Esso Tractor Ploughmen)"
Date Of Event:
January 27, 1947
Dimensions:
Width: 20.9 cm
Height: 15.3 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 20.9cm
Image Height: 15.3cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
0219ph
Collection:
St. Marys Museum photo collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.30008 Longitude: -83.01654
Donor:
Miss Vera Nairn, Fullarton, Ont.
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
"The Canadian Champion Ploughmen visit the Royal Farms at Windsor, Jan 27, 1947." St. Marys Museum, 0219ph.
Terms of Use:
Reproduction of digital objects is restricted to fair use for personal study or research; 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
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177 Church Street South,

P.O. Box 998,

St. Marys, Ontario.

N4X 1B6

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The Canadian Champion Ploughmen visit the Royal Farms at Windsor, Jan 27, 1947


Photo of 8 men all wearing long dress coats with hats off outside and smiling for the camera on January 27th, 1947 at the Royal Farms in Windsor.

The men include:
Floyd Steckley (Horse Plough Champion), Alex Black (Esso Tractor Ploughman), Austin Nairn (Horse Plough Champion), E.H Gurton (European Commissioner of Colonization, Canadian National Railways), Col. J.G. Robertson (Agricultural Commissioner for Canada), Clark Young (Ontario Ploughmen’s Association and Manager of the Canadian Party), Fred Timbers (Esso Tractor Ploughman)