1915, A black and white medium format negative of a river. In this view a bridge can be seen further down the river. This negative has started to degrade. This negative was part of a collection of negatives found in the Archives storage room. Actual date of negative and photographer are unknown. The...
c.1915, A black and white medium format negative of two cats playing on a wooden walkway. A house can been seen in the background. This negative has started to degrade. This negative was part of a collection of negatives found in the Archives storage room. Actual date of negative and photographer are...
c1918 A souvenir folder containing postcards of St. Catharines. A View from the Glen Ridge Bridge, St. Catharines, Ontario. c1918.
Published by F.H. Leslie Ltd., Niagara Falls. File Number: 03/pt1/31-1.1 View From Glen Ridge Bridge, St. Catharines, Ont.
A postcard of Power Glen, St. Catharines, Ontario. Date Unknown
Photgelatine Engraving Co., Ltd. Ottawa
File Number: 03/pt2/7-1.4
Shows the Old Glendale Bridge, built in 1912. That bridge was replaced with the current Glendale Bridge (opened in 1975) that crosses over the 12 Mile Creek. Power...
c1938 A postcard showing the Falls View Bridge just before it collapsed. c1938.
Published by F.H. Leslie, Limited, Niagara Falls, Ontario. Printed in Canada. File Number: 15/pt1/28-1.2 Falls View Bridge from Goat Island, Niagara Falls. Photographed a few minutes before collapse, Jan. 27th, 1938.
c1920 A photo reproduction of a postcard showing the Arch and Cantilever Bridges over the Niagara River. c1920. File Number: 15/pt1/44-1.1 Arch and Cantilever Bridges over Niagara River
A postcard of a giant wave in the Lower Niagara Rapids, Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Published by F.H. Leslie, Ltd., Niagara Falls. File Number: 15/pt1/44-1.2 Giant Wave in Lower Niagara Rapids
c1925 A postcard of the Whirlpool Rapids and Great Gorge Route, Niagara Falls. c1925. File Number: 15/pt1/43-1.5
The Whirlpool Bridge was built from 1896-1897. Whirlpool Rapids and Great Gorge route, Niagara Falls,
c1900 A postcard of the single arch double track steel bridge constructed over the Niagara Gorge. c1900. File Number: 15/pt1/43-1.6
The Whirlpool Bridge was built from 1896-1897. Single arch double track Steel Bridge over Niagara Gorge.
"On Grand Trunk Railway."
c1908 A postcard of the Whirlpool Rapids and Steel Bridge, Niagara River, Niagara Falls, Ontario. c1908.
Published by H.H. Tammen Co., New York. File Number: 15/pt1/43-1.4 Whirlpool Rapids, Niagara.
ca 1908, Florence is the capital city of the region of Tuscany in Italy. Lying on the Arno Rivers, it is considered to be the birthplace of the Italin Renaissance. Florence attracts millions of tourists every year. FLORENCE
ca 1908, Ponte Vecchio or Old Bridge is the oldest bridge in Florence, believed to have been built during Roman times. Of note the Ponte Vecchio has shops built along it, as was once very common. It crosses the the Arno River at its narrowest part. BRIDGE AT FLORENCE
ca. 1909, Photograph of pedestrian bridge over a side stream of the Thames River, near Oxford, England. Nuneham Bridge is a picturesque pedestrian bridge crossing a side stream of the Thames River. It was a popular gathering place for picnic parties.
ca. 1908, Postcard of the Old Bridge of Forth, Stirling, Scotland. The Battle of Stirling Bridge was a battle of the First War of Scottish Independence. On 11 September 1297, the forces of Andrew Moray and William Wallace defeated the combined English forces of John de Warenne, 7th Earl of Surrey and Hugh...
10 August 1910, Postcard to Rev. R.B. Layton, San Fernando, Trinidad, B.W.I., mailed by 25-year-old Mary Agnes Kitchen from Ayr, Scotland. Printed on reverse:
"The Auld Brig of Doon was made famous by Burns' [Robbie Burns, 1759-1796] poem 'Tam o' Shanter.' It was here Tam galloped himself and his steed into...
1 August 1910, Postcard to Rev. R.B. Layton, San Fernando, Trinidad, B.W.I., mailed by 25-year-old Agnes Mary Kitchen from Oxford, England. Magdalen College, beside the River Cherwell, was founded in 1458 by William of Waynflete, Bishop of Winchester. The large, square Magdalen Tower is a famous Oxford landmark,...
4 July 1910, Postcard to Rev. R.B. Layton, San Fernando, Trinidad, B.W.I., mailed by 25-year-old Agnes Mary Kitchen from London, England. Westminster Bridge, over the Thames River, was designed by Thomas Page and opened in 1862. It is a seven-arch wrought iron bridge with Gothic detailing by Charles Barry (the...
16 November 1909 A postcard sent to Rev. R.B. Layton in San Fernando, Trinidad, B.W.I. mailed from Fredericton, New Brunswick. Reverse reads:
"Fredericton, N.B. Nov. 16th /09
Your paper for the Band and letter have both reached F'ton. O.K. It is a splendid paper and very interesting. We shall have it at Band next...
23 December 1907 A postcard of the Victoria Jubilee Bridge in Montreal, Quebec, to Rev. R.B. Layton in New Aberdeen, Cape Breton. (Crossed out and re-addressed to Amherst, N.S., then Oakfield, N.S.) It was mailed from Oakfield, N.S. The bridge, which opened in 1859, links Saint-Lambert to Montreal across the St....
24 July 1920 A postcard to Rev. R. B. Layton in Kentville, Nova Scotia, mailed from Saint John, New Brunswick. Reverse reads:
"St. John, N.B., July 24/20
Dear Mr. Layton,
Just saw Mr. McKeigan. He is looking fine and says he weighs 10 lbs more than usual. He wished to be remembered to you. My own condition is...