The Robert McLaughlin Gallery (RMG)
Happy Throwback Thursday from the Billiard Room in the Oshawa YMCA in 1912. Inside of the billiard room with various men in attendance, located at 53 Simcoe Street South. This room was on the second floor of a building on simcoe street south connected to the Y.M.C.A. by a walkway. The building later became part of a general printers.
Throwback Thursday! This photograph records the accident when Pilot Cadet Weiss lost control of his plane and crashed into the third floor of a building on the north side of King Street west. Weiss was stationed at Leaside and was flying in C526 on a training exercise when he lost control. After knocking some bricks off the building, the plane became suspended on the hydro wires. The pilot was unhurt (he simply climbed up the wing onto the roof of the building) and the only injury was caused…
Throwback Thursday! A "cowgirl" on parade downtown Oshawa. The girl is dressed in a western costume, riding a pinto down Simcoe Street in parade, perhaps for a Wild West show or a circus parade. The buildings in the background, left to right, are the corner of Dominion Bank, Germond's Barber Shop and T.B. Mitchell's Drug Store. "Cow Girl" On Parade c.1910. Photograph from the Thomas Bouckley Collection
Throwback Thursday! Thomas Bouckley was an avid fisherman and went on annual fishing trips with friends. In this photo, c. 1942, he is in uniform. Making it most likely to have been taken while he was in the service and posted in British Columbia. The Walleye, Sauger and Northern Pike season open this Saturday on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. Happy fishing!
Camelot Club Dance, 1939 - The “Camelot Dance” held in the Masonic Temple on Centre Street took place during winter/spring 1939. Photo source (R. Henry Reed) indicated that most of the young people...
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery (RMG) houses The Thomas Bouckley Collection of historical Oshawa, ON photographs. Share your images and help create a visual history of the city.