Port Arthur

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Stop Kakabeka Falls, Kakabeka, Ontario. Camping Places, Places To Travel, Oh The Places You'll Go, Places To Visit, Camping Cabins, All Nature, Amazing Nature, Quebec, Ontario Travel

Kakabeka Falls, Kakabeka, Ontario. Near Thunder Bay where I now live. Niagara Falls of the north.

Postcard for Mount McKay Ski Area in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, circa mid Now abandoned. Thunder Bay Canada, Places Ive Been, Places To Go, Port Arthur, Snowshoe, Vintage Ski, Snow Skiing, Lake Superior, Bay Area

Vintage Ski

Postcard for Mount McKay Ski Area in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, circa mid 1970s. Now abandoned.

PUC Building at Christmas in Thunder Bay, Ontario 1964 Ontario, Port Arthur, City Government, Fort William, Canadian History, 10 Picture, Thunder, Vintage Christmas, Past

Public Uitlities Commission Building, Christmas, 1964

PUC Building at Christmas in Thunder Bay, Ontario 1964

Canadian Pacific Union Station was built by in Fort William, Ontario. Pacific Union, Canadian Pacific Railway, Port Arthur, Fort William, Union Station, Family History, Thunder, Ontario, Minnesota

Full Image View: Canadian Pacific Railway - Union Station

Canadian Pacific Railway - Union Station

  Human Photography, Port Arthur, Dress Stand, Summer Heat, Milling, First Nations, Thunder, Waiting, Dairy

Thunder Bay Co-op Dairy at the CLE

Date: c. 1947 Description: Photo of the Thunder Bay Co-op Dairy's giant milk bottle on the Canadian Lakehead Exhibition (CLE) grounds. The giant milk bottle was built in 1947. Crowds are milling about waiting to purchase a sweet treat to help them beat the summer heat. A group of First Nations in traditional dress stand to the side of the bottle in front of a sign that says "Thunder Bay Brand" - it is possible that they were part of a living product display for the ice cream that…

  Port Arthur, Reinforced Concrete, Post Office, Bay Area, Bridges, Thunder, Minnesota, North America, Postcards

Black Bay Bridge, Port Arthur

Description: After the Post Office approved the mailing of illustrated postcards in 1897, many hand-coloured images of the city were produced, purchased, and mailed to friends and loved ones. This postcard depicts one of the two bridges of historic significance in what was then Port Arthur. Black Bay Bridge is a reinforced concrete single-span structure - the first of its kind in North America when it was built in 1911. Accession No.: 983.70.16

  Fire Hall, Port Arthur, Post Office, Thunder, Postcards, Centre, Two By Two, Tower, Mansions

Central Fire Hall, Port Arthur

Date: c. 1910 Description: After the Post Office approved the mailing of illustrated postcards in 1897, many hand-coloured images of the city were produced, purchased, and mailed to friends and loved ones. This postcard depicts Port Arthur's Central Fire Hall on Court Street. It was built in 1906 and closed in 1986. Today it serves as the Thunder Bay Multicultural Centre. It is difficult to tell from this angle, but note the two bell towers; the second was added in 1907 when it was…

Port Arthur Hockey Team Wins the Allan Cup, 1925 Hockey Teams, Ice Hockey, Port Arthur, University Of Toronto, Thunder, Crowd, Competition, March, Street View

Port Arthur Hockey Team Wins the Allan Cup, 1925

Date: 27 March 1925 Description: This photo shows an enthusiastic crowd of well-wishers gathered on Cumberland Street to welcome home the Port Arthur Bearcats. The hockey team had just beaten the University of Toronto in a 2-0 series to become the 1925 Allan Cup winners. The Allan Cup is the national senior ice hockey championships of Canada competition. The Port Arthur Bearcats also won the Allan Cup in 1926, 1929, and 1939. Accession No.: 976.113.3

C.N.R. Railroad Station Port Arthur Ontario Postcard Port Arthur, Vintage Postcards, Bay Area, Thunder, Worlds Largest, Ontario, Minnesota, Auction, Canada

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PORT ARTHUR, Ontario - Canadian Northern Railway Terminals Ontario, Port Arthur, Train Stations, Canada, Thunder, Travel, Viajes, Traveling, Trips

PORT ARTHUR, Ontario - Canadian Northern Railway Terminals

Aerial Photograph of Port Arthur, 1936 Hillcrest High School, Port Arthur, Red River, Aerial Photography, Thunder, Ontario, Paris Skyline, City Photo, Park

Aerial Photograph of Port Arthur, 1936

Date: 1936 Description: Photo issued by the Ontario Forestry Branch, shows an area of Port Arthur dominated by PACI, Port Arthur Armouries, and South Algoma Street and Arthur Street (now Red River Road). Photo by the Ontario Foresty Branch. Accession No.: 973.105.96 A

Date: 1910 Description: Aerial view of Port Arthur from the top of the Port Arthur Hotel. The old streetcar banks are visible in the center along with the Waverly/Western Hotel as well as the Continental Hotel on the far right. Accession No. Port Arthur, Aerial View, Thunder, Banks, Paris Skyline, Westerns, Old Things, Top, Travel

Aerial View of Port Arthur

Date: 1910 Description: Aerial view of Port Arthur from the top of the Port Arthur Hotel. The old streetcar banks are visible in the center along with the Waverly/Western Hotel as well as the Continental Hotel on the far right. Accession No.: 980.101.6 A

After the Post Office approved the mailing of illustrated postcards in many hand-coloured images of the city were produced, purchased, and mailed to friends and loved ones. The postcards in this collection are primarily from the period between 1897 and Lakehead University, Human Photography, Port Arthur, Classical Architecture, Law School, Post Office, Mansions, Park, House Styles

Port Arthur Collegiate Institute (P.A.C.I.) & Waverley Park

Description: After the Post Office approved the mailing of illustrated postcards in 1897, many hand-coloured images of the city were produced, purchased, and mailed to friends and loved ones. With a park-like setting, classical architecture, and stone construction, Port Arthur Collegiate Institute was arguably the city's most attractive school. Lakehead University eventually bought the building and has used it to house their law school since 2013. Accession No.: 977.112.5

  Port Arthur, New Classroom, Post Office, Origins, Thunder, Postcards, Theatre, First Love, Brick

Central School, Port Arthur

Description: After the Post Office approved the mailing of illustrated postcards in 1897, many hand-coloured images of the city were produced, purchased, and mailed to friends and loved ones. This postcard depicts Port Arthur's Central School (now Magnus Theatre) on Algoma Street. This building owes its origins to a two-room schoolhouse erected in 1875. A brick veneer and four new classrooms were added in 1884 and, in 1900, the original building was severed from the school, moved…

Diving the Gunilda in Lake Superior - Diver Requirements Port Arthur, Kayak Adventures, Lake Superior, Up And Running, North Shore, Bay Area, Sailing Ships, Kayaking, Ontario

The first of the William L. Harkness yachts was the 195 ft. Gunilda. While cruising Lake Superior, Harkness directed his crew to continue on without a local guide through the Schreiber channel, as he believed the fees were too high. The Gunilda ended up running aground hard on McGarvey shoal. Some blame his arrogance & others believe there were errors in US charts he entrusted to navigate the Canadian waters.The Gunilda hit a reef & sunk off of Copper Island near Rossport, Ontario in 1911