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Subject:  Lake Ontario (Canadian shore); Grimsby Beach -- History  Sort by:  Relevance
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Entrance Pier, Grimsby Park 
ImagesTexts    This black and white oval image shows four women, two men, and one boy standing in front of the entrance gate and ticket booth on the Grimsby Park pier. The sign on the roof of the wooden structure reads "STR. WILL LEAVE PARK DAILY AT 12:30. JORDAN BEACH RETURN FARE 25 CENTS"
Grimsby Beach Steamship Service 
TextsNewspapers  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...
Grimsby Park from Lake Front 
ImagesTexts  1907,   This colored postcard shows the view of Victoria Terrace from the shoreline. The cottages look beautiful and ornate beneath the trees. The steps leading up from the shore and the roof of a boat house are also visible. This would have been one of the first sites a camp-goer would see, if they...
Grimsby Park, Bench on Victoria Terrace 
ImagesTexts  1908,   This white-bordered postcards shows an empty bench on Victoria Terrace, looking out over where the Grimsby Park pier was. This lookout area was popular for greeting the newcomers to the park and for watching the activities on the beach. In the background, a few cottages are visible as well as the...
Scene on Beach, Grimsby Beach, Ont 
ImagesTexts  c. 1910,   This sepia toned, white-bordered postcard shows two people, probably both children, standing on small piers at Grimsby Beach. Next to them in the water are several boats. A boathouse is visible in the background. Scene on Beach, Grimsby Beach, Ont.
Saying Good-bye, Grimsby Beach, Ont. 
ImagesTexts  c. 1905,   This sepia-toned white-bordered postcard shows a steamboat departing or arriving at the pier at Grimsby Beach. Several people stand at the far edge of the pier waving to the occupants of the steamer.
The Pier at Grimsby Beach, Ont. 
ImagesTexts  c. 1900,   This sepia-toned postcard shows the Grimsby Park pier and beach filled with people. The pier was a popular place to go for leisurely walks, social gatherings, and to see and be seen. Sailboats and canoes were available for rent. Part of the ticket booth at the end of the pier is in the lower-right...
The Kid's Paradise, Grimsby Beach, the Pride of Canada 
ImagesTexts  1920,   This colour postcard shows children playing on the beach at Grimsby Beach. Many of them are standing or sitting on the small planks which served as piers for the canoes. Others are in the water, in their dark coloured swimsuits, as required. Two boathouses are visible in the background. Front: The...
Mr W.C. Wilkinson at Spoony Bridge 
ImagesTexts  c. 1880,   This black and white photograph shows Spoony Bridge with approximately forty people posing on and around it. Lake Ontario is in the background on the righthand side. Spoony Bridge was also called Spoonery Bridge and Ravine Bridge. It was on the west side of Grimsby Park. Mr. W.C. Wilkinson is in...
The Wharf, Grimsby Beach, Ont. 
ImagesTexts  c. 1900,   This white-bordered, divided back postcard shows a docked steamboat. The pier is crowded with people who have just disembarked. The Union Jack flag is visible on the steamboat. There are a few people on the beach of Grimsby Beach, watching the crowds on the pier. The postcard was not used for...
Pier, Steamer and Crowds Negative 
Images  c. 1890,   This is a negative of a photograph taken from Victoria Terrace. It shows a steamboat docked at the Grimsby Park pier. People are crowded on the pier and the beach. Many people are lined up on the shore side of the ticket booth.
Beach, Grimsby Beach, Ont. 
ImagesTexts    This is a white-bordered postcard with a divided back. It is postally unused. It shows the beach of Grimsby Beach in the summer. There are six women in the foreground sitting on the beach and in a canoe which is on dry land. A few other people are in the background. A boat house is visible as well...
Steamer Macassa at Grimsby, Canada 
ImagesTexts  c. 1915,   This is a sepia-toned postcard with a divided back and is postally used. It has a Grimsby, Ont. postmark with an illegible date. The postcard is a photography of Grimsby Beach and pier area. There is a steamboat which has docked at the pier, and people are disembarking. There are people on the...
Lake Ontario at Grimsby 
ImagesTexts    This is a postally unused colored postcard depicting the beach at Grimsby Beach. It shows a stretch of sand and water with a few people on the beach. Front (top): Lake Ontario at GRIMSBY Front (bottom): F.H. Leslie, Ltd. Niagara Falls
Aerial View of Grimsby, circa 1920 
Images  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....
The View from the Point 
Objects    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.
Steamboat at the Grimsby Beach Pier, c. 1920's 
Images  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,...
Lake Boat arriving at Pier 
ImagesTexts  c. 1925,   This black and white photograph shows the Macassa steamboat at the pier in Grimsby Beach. There are many people on the beach and on the pier. Murdoch photo, Grimsby Beach, Ont.
Steamer "Turbinia" at Grimsby Beach, postcard 
ImagesTextsHas Comment?  c1895,   Steamer "Turbinia" at Grimsby Beach, Ont.
Pier at Grimsby Park 
Images    This black and white photograph shows a long pier almost filled with people who are disembarking from a steamship at Grimsby Park pier. The steamship is in the background along with its accompanying crew. Also in the background, there are three canoes attached to the left side of pier. The...
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