The Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo Railway (TH) existed from 1894 to 1987. Based in Hamilton, the old station was at the corners of James and Hunter, with the track running at ground-level.

The Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo Railway (TH) existed from 1894 to Based in Hamilton, the old station was at the corners of James and Hunter, with the track running at ground-level.

Vintage Postcards of the Hamilton Incline Railway near Wentworth Street in Hamilton, Ontario

Vintage Postcards of the Hamilton Incline Railway near Wentworth Street in Hamilton, Ontario

"An early shot of The Right House, with just a glimpse of Woolworths and Kresges."  Built in 1890, opening in 1893 as Hamilton's first large department store

"An early shot of The Right House, with just a glimpse of Woolworths and Kresges." Built in opening in 1893 as Hamilton's first large department store

The Lister house was built in 1875 by Joseph Lister at 127 Victoria Avenue South. In 1852, he constructed a four-storey stone building known as the Lister Block. The building was destroyed by fire in 1923, but the following year a new Lister Block was erected on the same site on James Street North. In 1948, this large family home was sold to a local contractor for conversion into an apartment building.

The Lister house was built in 1875 by Joseph Lister at 127 Victoria Avenue South. In 1852, he constructed a four-storey stone building known as the Lister Block. The building was destroyed by fire in 1923, but the following year a new Lister Block was erected on the same site on James Street North. In 1948, this large family home was sold to a local contractor for conversion into an apartment building.

Source: Pamela Lindeman, Facebook

Source: Pamela Lindeman, Facebook

Gore Park, late 1800's

Gore Park, late 1800's

1893 - "Dunedin" - residence of A. G. Ramsay - Location unknown - A.G. Ramsay was a manager  at the Canada Life Asurance Company of Hamilton.

1893 - "Dunedin" - residence of A. Ramsay - Location unknown - A. Ramsay was a manager at the Canada Life Asurance Company of Hamilton.

Hamilton, Ontario -Sherman-Wentworth access before it became accessible to cars...this was used to pull things up The mountain...in order to build...on the mountain...which is really not a mountain...but true, it is called that for the view once up there is amazing...looking down

Old Hamilton, Ontario photos - the incline railway. This was still there apparently when we first arrived, but not for long.

Historypin | Map | In 1879 City of Hamilton bought 4 acres north of barton between Victoria and Wellington. It opened 1882. Maternity unit opened 1892 and in 1938 the first cancer clinic in Hamilton was established at the General

Historypin | Map | In 1879 City of Hamilton bought 4 acres north of barton between Victoria and Wellington. It opened 1882. Maternity unit opened 1892 and in 1938 the first cancer clinic in Hamilton was established at the General

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