Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
Hydro power celebration, Berlin, Ontario


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
Black and white photograph postcard of King Street at the corner of Benton St., in Berlin, Ontario, when hydro-generated electrical power in Ontario was first turned on. The ceremony was held on 11 October 1910.
Notes:
Berlin was chosen for the ceremony as the concept of Ontario Hydro was initiated by Daniel Detweiler of Berlin and E.W.B. Snider of St. Jacobs.
Inscriptions:
Front: Hydro Power [sign across King Street]

Reverse: Post Card
Date of Original:
11 October 1910
Date Of Event:
11 October 1910
Dimensions:
Width: 13.8 cm
Height: 8.5 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 13.8cm
Image Height: 8.5cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
P009558
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4491803034358 Longitude: -80.4875993728638
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Terms of Use:
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs
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Hydro power celebration, Berlin, Ontario


Black and white photograph postcard of King Street at the corner of Benton St., in Berlin, Ontario, when hydro-generated electrical power in Ontario was first turned on. The ceremony was held on 11 October 1910.