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,
"CN Employee Falls To Death," Chronicle-Journal, 16 Apr 1975 Canadian National Railway ; CN Bridge ; Kaministiquia River ; St. Joseph's Hospital ; Conmee Junction ; CN Bridge and Building ; Photo Full text available in Newspaper clipping file
File subject LF - Thunder Bay - Accidents
Full Text available on microfilm
Nipigon River; view of train and bridge in background.
Circa 1870, Black and white taken in the 1870's depicting the railway bridge over the Nipigon River under construction.
"Street Railway Bridge On Neebing River To Be Rebuilt," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 5 Feb 1910 Port Arthur City Council ; Neebing River ; Street Cars ; A.E. Babcock ; Mount McKay and Kakabeka Railway ; Street Railways Full text available on microfilm
"Canadian Pacific Bridge Across The Kaministiquia River Will Be A Lift And Will Cost Three Quarters Of A Million," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 2 Feb 1910 Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) ; Fort William ; Kaministiquia River ; Vickers Street ; W.P. Merrick ; F.W. Peters ; Dominion Railway Commission ; McKellar River Bridge ; McKellar River ; James Murphy ; Railways Full text available on microfilm
"North Shore Area Once Termed 'Terra Incognita'," Times - News (Thunder Bay), 26 Apr 1989, p. 5 Lake Superior ; North Shore ; Prince Arthur's Landing ; Fort William ; Silver Islet ; Trading Posts ; Red Rock House ; Hudson's Bay Company ; Nipigon ; Nipigon House ; Pic River ; Rossport ; Peter McKellar ; Donald McKellar ; Jackfish ; Canoe Routes ; John Ross ; William Van Horne ; Canadian...
"Looping The Loop At Current River," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 12 Mar 1915 Current River ; Streetcars ; Street Railways Full text available on microfilm
"Neebing River Flooding," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 9 Mar 1951, p. 10 Neebing River ; Fort William City Council ; city Department of Engineering ; Spring flood conditions ; Cause of flooding ; Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) Bridge; Canadian National Railway (CNR) Bridge ; Photo Full text available on microfilm
"Summary Report On The Operations Of The Geological Survey For The Year 1898," Geological Survey of Canada, 1898 Geological Survey of Canada: Report of Progress 1898
Rat Portage (Kenora) ; Seine River ; Lake Minnitaki ; Keewatin rock system ; Laurentian granites and gneisses ; Kapikwabikok Lake ; Twin Lakes ; English River ; Otter Lake ; Jarvis River ; Night-Owl River ; Flying Loon Lake ; Ignace...
"On Surveys Along the National Transcontinental Railway Location Between Lake Nipigon and Lac Seul," Geological Survey of Canada, 1906 Geological Survey of Canada: Report of Progress 1906 p.103-109
Lake Nipigon ; Nipigon Station ; Wabinosh canoe route ; Rocky Island Lake ; Dog Lake ; Dog River ; Caribou Lake ; Sturgeon River ; St. Anthony's Gold Mine ; Lake elevations ; Wabinosh River ; Geology of areas ; Savant Lake ; Sturgeon...
"A Geological Reconnaissance Of The Region Traversed By The National Transcontinental Railway Between Lake Nipigon And Clay Lake, Ontario," Geological Survey of Canada, 1909 Geological Survey of Canada: Report of Progress 1909
Lake Nipigon ; Clay Lake ; History of surveying/development in region ; Description of region ; National Transcontinental Railway ; Diabase ; Nipigon River ; Caribou Lake ; Drainage of lakes and rivers in region ; Soils of region ; Ted Lake ;...
"Geological Reconnaissance Of A Portion Of Algoma And Thunder Bay Districts," Geological Survey of Canada, 1909 Geological Survey of Canada: Report of Progress 1909
Little Current River ; Drowning River ; Kenogami River ; Nagagami River ; Kebinakagami River ; Canoe routes ; Laurentian Granite ; ; McKay Lake ; O'Sullivan Lake ; Keewatin rocks ; Black River ; Biotite Gneiss ; Percy Lake ; Feldspar ;...
"Summary Report Of The Geological Survey Branch Of The Department Of Mines For The Calendar Year 1910," Geological Survey of Canada, 1910 Geological Survey of Canada: Report of Progress 1910
Gunflint District, ON ; Port Arthur ; Lake Superior ; Fort William ; International Boundary ; Silver Mountain ; Topography of area ; Gunflint Lake ; Pigeon River ; Saganaga Lake ; Timber resources of areas ; Transportation of area ;...
"The Kowkash Gold Area," Ontario Department of Mines, 1917 Report of the Bureau of Mines 1917
Vol.XXVI Part 1; p.190-226
Kowkash Gold area ; Nipigon, ON ; Sketch map of area (map) ; Location of Kowkash ; Early exploration of Kowkash ; Robert Bell ; Kowkash Station, National Transcontinental Railway (photo) ; Tashota Station, National Transcontinental...
"Loguelac To Jellicoe And Orient Bay," Ontario Department of Mines, 1917 Report of the Bureau of Mines 1917
Vol.XXVI Part 1; p.227-247
Longuelac, ON ; Longlac, ON ; Jellicoe, ON ; Orient Bay, ON ; Nipigon, ON ; Early exploration of areas ; Geological Survey of Canada ; Longuelac Station (photo) ; Hudson's Bay Company Post, Long Lake (Photo) ; Drift covered area ;...
"C.N.R. To Build Its Line Into The City Without Delay," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 8 Apr 1916 Canadian Northern Railway ; Extend its main line ; Current River to Stephen Street ; Will build iron bridge over Current River Full text available on microfilm
"City Items," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 2 Jun 1916 Great War I ; WWI ; World War I ; To date, 19 wounded and/or invalided soldiers have returned to Fort William ; Pte. Mason of the 8th Battalion (died in Winnipeg awaiting discharge papers) ; Pte. Ayer of the 8th Battalion ; Pte. Parker of the 8th Battalion ; Pte. Cormack of the 8th Battalion ;...
"City Items," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 27 Jul 1916 Public health ; Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; Smallpox on train with soldiers ; Discovery of smallpox in Fort William ; Doctors advised bringing train to Port Arthur because of military camp ; Port Arthur refuses ; Train returns to Fort William ; Dr. Cook ; Dr. Crozier ; Dr. Laurie ; Quarantined...
"Iron Ores Of Ontario," Ontario Department of Mines, 1892 Ontario Bureau of Mines Annual Report
Iron ore ; Northwestern Ontario ; Slate Island deposits ; Lake Superior ; Little Long Lake deposits ; William Murdoch (civil engineer in Port Arthur) ; Loon Lake deposit ; Ruby Lake deposit ; Nipigon, ON ; Vermilion ; Hunter's Island ; Gunflint...