Picture St. Marys
Turning of the first sod for the St. Marys and Western Ontario Railway - May 14, 1907
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Photo-op of men standing with the spade used to turn the first sod of the St. Marys and Western Ontario Railway taken on May 14, 1907.

A train can be seen in behind the men with smoke trailing off. One of the men is identified as Henry Lincoln Rice.

For more information and a similar photo, see the St. Marys Journal dated November 14, 1912.
Notes
Condition: Copied are very good.
Inscriptions
On back (label):
Men who brought the CPR to St. Marys in 1908 - taken in front of GTR line.
Date Of Event
May 14, 1907
Dimensions
Width: 12.7 cm
Height: 10.1 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 6.5cm
Image Height: 4.8cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
1547ph
Collection
St. Marys Museum photo collection.
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.25009 Longitude: -81.13304
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation
"Turning of the first sod for the St. Marys and Western Ontario Railway - May 14, 1907." St. Marys Museum, 1547ph.
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
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

177 Church Street South,

P.O. Box 998,

St. Marys, Ontario.

N4X 1B6

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Turning of the first sod for the St. Marys and Western Ontario Railway - May 14, 1907


Photo-op of men standing with the spade used to turn the first sod of the St. Marys and Western Ontario Railway taken on May 14, 1907.

A train can be seen in behind the men with smoke trailing off. One of the men is identified as Henry Lincoln Rice.

For more information and a similar photo, see the St. Marys Journal dated November 14, 1912.