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Thunder Bay Historic Museum Society
  
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  • Chippewa Park Camping (~1928)
        View of five young men at Chippewa Park, Fort William, Ontario, lounging near their tent. Chippewa Park was a popular local camping area.
      View of five young men at Chippewa Park, Fort William, Ontario, lounging ...
  • Girls Wanted (~1928)
        View of five young men at Chippewa Park, Fort William, Ontario, in the doorway of their tent. A cushion in the foreground indicates that they were looking for female companionship, "Girls Wanted."
      View of five young men at Chippewa Park, Fort William, Ontario, in ...
  • 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 ...
  • Royal Arthur Sailors' Institute (~1910)
        View of the Royal Arthur Sailors' Institute in Port Arthur, Ontario (41 Water St.). The institute was intended as a haven for sailors in harbour and contained recreation and reading rooms as well as sleeping quarters.
      View of the Royal Arthur Sailors' Institute in Port Arthur, Ontario (41 ...
  • Royal Arthur Sailors' Institute (~1910)
        View of the Royal Arthur Sailors' Institute in Port Arthur, Ontario (41 Water St.). The institute was intended as a haven for sailors in harbour and contained recreation and reading rooms as well as sleeping quarters.
      View of the Royal Arthur Sailors' Institute in Port Arthur, Ontario (41 ...
  • First Boat in New Dry Dock, Port Arthur (1911)
        View of the first two ships to use the new Western Dry Dock and Ship Building Company's dry dock in Port Arthur, June 1911. The photo shows the sterns of the SS Beaverton and the SS Dunelm in dry dock with two of the company's buildings in the background.
      View of the first two ships to use the new Western Dry ...
  • Dry Docked for Repairs - Port Arthur (1918)
        The Laura Grace, two unidentified tugboats, and the barge Province are dry docked at the Port Arthur Ship Building Co. yard, May 1918. The Province was owned and operated by the Canadian Towing and Wrecking Co.
      The Laura Grace, two unidentified tugboats, and the barge Province are dry ...
  • Port Arthur's Busy Dry Dock (1912)
        View of the Western Dry Dock and Ship Building Co, in 1912. Shown in dry dock at the Canadian Towing and Wrecking Co.'s barge Province and three tugs, the first of which is identified as the Salvor. Freighter Hamiltonian is under construction at right.
      View of the Western Dry Dock and Ship Building Co, in 1912. ...
  • Dry dock (1911)
        View of the SS Dunelm in dry dock at the Western Dry Dock and Ship Building Company, ca 1911.
      View of the SS Dunelm in dry dock at the Western Dry ...
  • Parade (1915)
        View of a parade on Court Street, Port Arthur, Ontario. ca 1915.
      View of a parade on Court Street, Port Arthur, Ontario. ca 1915.
  • Parade (1915)
        View of a parade on Court Street, Port Arthur, Ontario, ca 1915.
      View of a parade on Court Street, Port Arthur, Ontario, ca 1915.
  • 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 ...
  • George Boy, Horse and Buggy (1895)
        View of Charles Doyle and his horse, George Boy, as seen outside a home in Port Arthur.
      View of Charles Doyle and his horse, George Boy, as seen outside ...
  • Hamiltonian, First New Steamer (1912)
        View of the launch of the SS Hamiltonian, the first large freighter to be launched at the Western Dry Dock and Ship Building Co., May 21, 1912. This was the third vessel to be launched. The Hamiltonian had a tonnage of 2,345, and a length of 257 feet.
      View of the launch of the SS Hamiltonian, the first large freighter ...
  • Launching of Trawler No. 38 (1918)
        View of the launch of Trawler No. 38 at the Port Arthur Ship Building Co., Port Arthur, Ontario, June 18, 1918. In the background is Trawler No. 37 already launched. These ships were built as part of the war effort.
      View of the launch of Trawler No. 38 at the Port Arthur ...
  • 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 ...
  • Walsh Block fire (1916)
        View of a mid-winter fire at the Walsh Block, which was located at 206 Arthur Street at St. Paul Street, Port Arthur, Ontario, ca 1916.
      View of a mid-winter fire at the Walsh Block, which was located ...
  • Western Dry Dock (1911)
        View of the SS Inland Lakes, a freighter from Duluth, pulling into dry dock at the Western Dry Dock and Ship Building Co., ca 1911. Beside it is a dump scow under construction, probably one of the two scows that were the first vessels built at the yard.
      View of the SS Inland Lakes, a freighter from Duluth, pulling into ...
  • Dog Team at King Elevator
        View of two dog teams on the ice of Port Arthur Harbour near the Canadian Pacific Railway's King Elevator. The ice covered bulk freighter is unidentified.
      View of two dog teams on the ice of Port Arthur Harbour ...
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