Turning of the first sod for the St. Marys and Western Ontario Railway - May 14, 1907
- Media Type
- Item Type
- 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.
- Condition: Copied are very good.
- 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
Width: 12.7 cm
Height: 10.1 cm
- Image Dimensions
Image Width: 6.5cm
Image Height: 4.8cm
- Local identifier
- St. Marys Museum photo collection.
- Language of Item
- Geographic Coverage
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.
- 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.
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