Gateway to Northwestern Ontario Digital Collections
Historic North Shore
Description
Creator
Fisher
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
CPR archives lists this photo simply as 'Historic North Shore: Lake Superior District, Ontario' It is speculated that the men in this photo could be returning from the west, where they fought in the Louis Riel Rebellion of 1885. That rail journey from Red Rock to Winnipeg was 24 hrs making an average traveling time of seven days from the east and Red River. The same journey had occupied three months during the first Northwest Rebellion 15 yrs before.

Date of Original
1885
Date Of Event
1885
Subject(s)
Local identifier
M&DHS: 9c
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.7501 Longitude: -86.43322
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Marathon District Museum & Historical Society
Email:marathonmuseum@gmail.com
Website:
Agency street/mail address:

25 Stevens Avenue

Marathon, Ontario

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Historic North Shore


CPR archives lists this photo simply as 'Historic North Shore: Lake Superior District, Ontario' It is speculated that the men in this photo could be returning from the west, where they fought in the Louis Riel Rebellion of 1885. That rail journey from Red Rock to Winnipeg was 24 hrs making an average traveling time of seven days from the east and Red River. The same journey had occupied three months during the first Northwest Rebellion 15 yrs before.