Kawartha Lakes Public Library Digital Archive
Tape # 9: Jack Lightbody, Lindsay
Description
Side A
Media Type
Audio
Genealogical Resource
Item Type
Audiocassettes
Description
Jack Lightbody talks to Doug Tangney about the history of Ontario Hydro, provincially and locally.

He addresses the incorporation of Ontario Hydro and the many changes that it has undergone since 1906. He talks about the history of power generation in the town of Lindsay beginning with Needler, Sadler and Reesor, then the Seymour Power Company to Ontario Hydro, the Lindsay Hydro Commission and to the present. The interview only takes up Side A of the cassette.

Side A: 29 minutes
Date of Original
1977
Date Of Event
1977
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Jack Lightbody
Corporate Name(s)
Ontario Hydro
Collection
From the Heartland Nineteenth Century Buildings of Victoria County
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.35012 Longitude: -78.73286
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Location of Original
Victoria County Oral History Project on cassette tape.
Tape 9
Contact
Kawartha Lakes Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
190 Kent St W.
Lindsay, ON K9V 2Y6
(705) 324-5632
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Tape # 9: Jack Lightbody, Lindsay


Jack Lightbody talks to Doug Tangney about the history of Ontario Hydro, provincially and locally.

He addresses the incorporation of Ontario Hydro and the many changes that it has undergone since 1906. He talks about the history of power generation in the town of Lindsay beginning with Needler, Sadler and Reesor, then the Seymour Power Company to Ontario Hydro, the Lindsay Hydro Commission and to the present. The interview only takes up Side A of the cassette.

Side A: 29 minutes