Kawartha Lakes Public Library - Digital Collections
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