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Thunder Bay
  
Decade
1900-1909
  
  • Dredging on the Mission River (1905)
        View of a dredge in operation on the Mission River (a branch of the Kaministiquia River), Fort William, Ontario, ca 1905.
      View of a dredge in operation on the Mission River (a branch ...
  • Ploughing the Street (1907)
        View of the 220 block of Arthur Street, Port Arthur, Ontario. Shows the use of the town's new 18-ton steam roller and a plough. Ploughing the streets helped to break up the ruts and smooth out the road. Stores: A. Helper , Furrier, Jackson & Co, Real Estate, Olympia Parlor ...
      View of the 220 block of Arthur Street, Port Arthur, Ontario. Shows ...
  • Canadian Northern Railway Turntable (1905)
        View of a Canadian Northern Railway locomotive on a turntable at the company's roundhouse at Port Arthur, Ontario, ca 1905. The engine is no. 442.
      View of a Canadian Northern Railway locomotive on a turntable at the ...
  • SS A.G. Lindsay (1900)
        View of the wooden freighter, SS A.G. Lindsay, unloading rails while docked at Port Arthur, Ontario.
      View of the wooden freighter, SS A.G. Lindsay, unloading rails while docked ...
  • Clearing Away the Wreck - Current River Disaster
        This photo shows people clearing away the wreck from the 1908 Current River flood disaster.
      This photo shows people clearing away the wreck from the 1908 Current ...
  • All Ready At The Lyceum
    Port Arthur News Chronicle, 18 Oct 1909     Lyceum Theater ; Lyceum Theatre
    Port Arthur News Chronicle, 18 Oct 1909   Lyceum Theater ; Lyceum Theatre
  • Ontario : Lake Nipigon Sheet
        Thunder Bay District Maps ; Topographical Maps ; Lake Nipigon Area
      Thunder Bay District Maps ; Topographical Maps ; Lake Nipigon Area
  • Capt. Morwood Didn't Seem Upset Just Before Crash, Probe Told
    Chronicle-Journal, 16 Feb 1900, pg. 13     Air Ontario Inquiry ; Airplane crash ; Dryden, ON ; Capt. George Morwood ; Jill Brannan ; Emotional state of Morwood discussed ; De-icing
    Chronicle-Journal, 16 Feb 1900, pg. 13   Air Ontario Inquiry ; Airplane crash ; Dryden, ON ; Capt. George ...
  • Disaster at Current River Park (May 27, 1908)
        Photo showing the Current River Disaster. Heavy rains and flooding caused the tracks to be washed out, resulting in the derailment of a CPR freight train at Current River Park.
      Photo showing the Current River Disaster. Heavy rains and flooding caused the ...
  • Unidentified woman (1904)
        Portrait of an unidentified young woman, July 25, 1904. Back of photo reads 'Lempy Saulota or Mrs. Esse'.
      Portrait of an unidentified young woman, July 25, 1904. Back of photo ...
  • James Murphy ( 1863-1928)
        James Murphy began his career at the head of the lakes in 1883, working as a coal handling contractor for the Dominion Coal Company. By 1903 he had started his own coal handling company, which became the largest in Western Canada. James Murphy was elected to Fort William city council ...
      James Murphy began his career at the head of the lakes in ...
  • Curling (~1900)
        A photo of a group of people, adults and children enjoying a winter's game of curling outside near Canadian Pacific Elevator B. located in Fort William, Ontario. 4.3' wide x 3.1' high b&w photo
      A photo of a group of people, adults and children enjoying a ...
  • McKellar General Hospital (~1906)
        A photograph showing how the McKellar Hospital looked in 1906. A temporary annex had been added to house patients during the typhoid epidemic of 1906. The annex was built, mostly by volunteer labour, and ready in seven days., The cornerstone for the John McKellar Memorial Hospital was laid on Oct. ...
      A photograph showing how the McKellar Hospital looked in 1906. A temporary ...
  • Grain Elevators on the Kam River (~1903)
        CPR elevators B and C in early Fort William, around 1903. Elevator B was designed and built in 1889 by W.J. Ross, and Elevator C was built in 1890 by J.A. Jameson., Elevators B and C were quickly built to accommodate the sudden inundation of grain from the West. The ...
      CPR elevators B and C in early Fort William, around 1903. Elevator ...
  • Electric Street Railway, Port Arthur (~1892)
        A closeup photo of one of the first electric streetcars showing the open sides, roof, and the wooden benches. Most photographs show enclosed cars., Electric street cars first began running in Port Arthur on March 7, 1892. There was a sense of great achievement and pride in establishing Canada's first ...
      A closeup photo of one of the first electric streetcars showing the ...
  • Port Arthur Post Office (~1892)
        Port Arthur's first permanent post office, built in 1892. It was located at the corner of Court Street and Red River Road (then called Arthur Street)., The site for the post office was hotly debated. George Marks, Simon Dawson, and S. Ray petitioned Ottawa to have the post office located ...
      Port Arthur's first permanent post office, built in 1892. It was located ...
  • Fort William City Hall (~1905)
        This ornate structure was Fort William's second City Hall,located on Donald Street, where the present City Hall is today. If you look closely, you will see that someone (not us!) has drawn an arrow, indicating where the old public library was until 1912., Fire destroyed Fort William's first City Hall ...
      This ornate structure was Fort William's second City Hall,located on Donald Street, ...
  • Fort William Central School (~1903)
        A photograph of Fort William Central School, as it appeared around 1903. The students, dressed in their best, pose in front of the school. At the far right, in front of the white picket fence is the teacher., According to the information on the back of this photo, the picture ...
      A photograph of Fort William Central School, as it appeared around 1903. ...
  • W. Russell & Gordon (~1905)
        Two young boys dressed in their very best. For boys in the early 1900's, velvet suits with short knee pants were very popular. Shirts were sometimes silk, with very large collars and cuffs, trimmed with lace.
      Two young boys dressed in their very best. For boys in the ...
  • Sleigh Riding, Hebert St. Hill (1900)
        A crowd of people enjoying the wintry weather by sliding down Hebert St. hill on toboggans, ca 1900.; 4.3'wide x 3.1'high b&w photo
      A crowd of people enjoying the wintry weather by sliding down Hebert ...
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