2013, This is a painting that is oil on canvas. It shows well-dressed women, men and children walking on the pier. In the water near them are small sail boats and row boats. There are boat houses on the shore line and Victoria Terrace is visible.
This is a representation of the Grimsby Beach area. It is assemblage on plywood. The plywood is painted and different types of hardware is attached. In this way, orchards are represented with nails, etc.
c. 1940, This white-bordered colour postcard shows Bell Park circa 1940s. The bell stands in the center of the park on a concrete base. Bell Park, Grimsby Beach, Ontario, Canada
On bell: THIS BELL IS FOR CHURCH AND FIRE ONLY.
c 1930 This black and white photograph features the Grimsby Beach railroad station. The long extension for farmers' produce shoots off down the left side of the photograph, extending beyond the frame of the photograph. There is an empty cart in the background, probably used for hauling produce to the...
1929, This photograph shows a team of two horses drawing a wagon taking a drink of Lake Ontario at Grimsby Beach. A man is sitting in the wagon. The Grimsby Beach pier is visible in the background and looks run-down. 1929
Aug. 18, 1925, This is a white-bordered postcard which has a divided back and is postally used. The postmark is Toronto, Ont. Postal Term'l A. and is dated Aug 18 1925, 3:30 pm. The front of the postcard shows a photograph of Grimsby Beach in the 1920s. It is the Midway of the Grimsby Beach amusement park era....
1925, This postcard shows the path that went through the forest of Grimsby Park known as Lover's Lane. Reverse:
The weather is much nicer today.
We spent last evening with Mrs. Mullin (Mullen?).
Feeling fine hope you are too.
Mr Frank Syms
Box 62 Central...
Aug. 6, 1924, This sepia-toned bordered postcard shows the ticket gates at the south end of Grand Avenue. Poplar trees line the road. There are six posts set in the middle of Grand Avenue to prevent carriages or cars from using the road. The postmark is from Grimsby East. Front: Poplars and Old Toll Gate,...
1923, This shows the Lakeview Casino dance hall. There is a sign resting against the building which reads Lakeview Casino Dancing and a man is standing in the doorway. There is a car parked beside the building. It became a major attraction in the Grimsby Beach area in the 1920's. 1923
Summer 1923, This photograph shows the Grimsby Town Hall picnic in the summer of 1923. There are approximately 75 people shown in this photograph. June 20 1923, x Jim Hannaford x Mary Hannaford
There are two X's on the photograph with the corresponding names of the individual.
c. 1925, This black and white photograph shows the Macassa steamboat coming into port at the Grimsby Beach pier. There is a crowd of sunbathers, swimmers, and beach-goers. The pier is crowded with people heading towards the boat. The Macassa stopped running in the late 1920's. Murdoch Photo, Grimsby Beach,...
c. 1920, This is an aerial photograph of Grimsby Beach. It is taken from the north, looking south. The pier, boat houses, and temple are dominant structures in the photograph. Another dominant feature is the amount of tree coverage compared to the surrounding land which was probably used for agriculture....
c. 1920, This black and white photograph is of Grimsby Beach Railway Station. The camera is facing west and Grimsby Park is behind the station. There are two sets of tracks in front of the station. In the background of the photograph, the loading platform for produce and other goods stretches out for many...
May 24, 1918, This postcard was used for correspondence with a Grimsby East postmark dated May 24, 1918. The front is a coloured illustration of people looking out from Victoria Terrace to the lake and pier. A steamship, the ticket booth at the pier and the roofs of a couple boat houses are visible. Front:...
1918 This black and white photograph shows the aftermath of the Lake View House hotel fire. The stone foundation is evident. People are gathered to look at the ruins. In the foreground, a young girl with a package under her arm stares into the camera.
September 1917, DEATH OF MRS J.H. FORD
On Saturday, September 15th, a very esteemable lady, in the person of Mrs. J. H. Ford passed away at her home at GRIMSBY East, after being in poor health for several years, at the age of sixty-seven.
The deceased lady was well known in this locality as she had resided ...
"A Bit of a Row at Grimsby Beach," Grimsby Independent, 1917 A BIT Of A ROW AT
The usual quiet of Sunday evening
was disturbed at GRIMSBY Beach on
Sunday, July 8, when the Beach con-
stable and several of the dock hands
from the steamer Macassa got into a
squabble. That was the first stage of
the trouble. The second stage of ...
Aug. 1916, GRIMSBY BEACH STEAMBOAT SERVICE
The manager of the Canada Steamship Companies at Toronto and the the agent, Mr. Mark Allan at GRIMSBY Beach are very much disappointed over the limited amount of freight that has been shipped by the steamer Macassa the present season although a very excellent...
c. 1925, This is a postally unused, divided back, black and white postcard. A row of cottages is visible on the left side of this postcard. The rest of the image shows trees and grass. It is probably showing Victoria Terrace. The top porch of the cottage in the foreground is distinct and is shown in other...