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Decade:  1900 
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Ice jam on Niagara River, 1909 
Images  Spring 1909,   Black and white postcards of snow clearing efforts in Queenston during ice jam on the Niagara River; April and May, 1909. Photographs: Clearing Queenston Docks, May 6, 1909 Clearing railway tracks Removing ice jam at Queenston with rotary plow, May 6, 1909 Niagara River ice jam, April,...
Ice jam 1909 at Lewiston, N. Y. 
Images  Spring 1909,   Black and white postcards of damage caused by ice jam on the lower Niagara River at Lewiston, N.Y. in May, 1909. Photographs: Ice jam at Lewiston, N. Y. near the Pavilion Damaged dock and Hotel Cornell at Lewiston, N. Y Ice jam April 1909 - Hotel Cornell, Lewiston, N. Y. The ice jam in 1909...
Lowrey's stone house in Queenston 
Images  1909,   Black and white photographs of Lowrey's home in Queenston. A substantial stone house with double verandah was known as the "family residence". Charles Matthew Lowrey bought the house in 1890s to accommodate his family when he moved to Queenston. It was inherited after M. Charles Lowrey's death in...
"Ivy Block" (also known as "Fisher Building") in Queenston 
Images  1908,   Black and white photograph of two-storey building, partially covered with ivy, with the signs of Queenston Hotel/Restaurant and the Imperial Bank of Canada on the lower level. Possible year: 1908 Reverse: "Supposedly used as a barracks during and before the War of 1812 has housed a store,...
Portrait of David Jackson Lowery [Lowrey] 
Images    Black and white portrait photograph of David Jackson Lowery [Lowrey]. Picture is not dated; probably taken in the end of the 19th century. David Jackson Lowery [Lowrey] was born at Ancaster on June 10, 1824 to Matthew Lowrey and Hannah Kelly. He married Elizabeth Catherine Teeter and had 9...
Market on Hexagon, 1901 
ImagesHas Mystery?  1901,   Black and white photo of farmer`s market with vendors bringing produce on horse-drawn vehicles. Inscription on front:"Market on Hexagon. 1901" Handwritten on back: "Market on the Hexagon - in the good old day when motorcars and aeroplanes were unheard of."
A trolley car of Niagara Falls Park and River Railway crossing Queenston-Lewiston Suspension Bridge 
Images    Black and white photograph of a railway train on a single streetcar track crossing the Queenston-Lewiston Suspension Bridge. Undated photo, probably was taken between 1899 and 1902. The second Queenston - Lewiston Suspension Bridge was officially opened on July 21st 1899, connecting two railway...
Photo taken from Brock's Monument toward Lewiston N.Y., early 1900s 
Images    ...Reverse: "Photo taken from Brock's Monument toward Lewiston N.Y. early 1900s"...
Photo taken from top of Brock's Monument of Village of Queenston, early 1900s 
Images  1900s,   ...Reverse: "Photo taken from top of Brock's Monument of Village of Queenston, early 1900s"...
Photo taken from the top of Brock's monument 185 feet high 
Images  1904,   Sepia colour panoramic photograph of Queenston area taken from the top of Brock's monument in Queenston Heights Park. It is attached to cardboard with handwritten description. The Palmer School of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa was begun by D.D. Palmer, who is known as the Founder of...
Ferry boat "Ongiara" at Queenston dock 
Images    Black and white photograph of the ferry steamboat "Ongiara" with passengers aboard (mostly men in military uniforms). The "Ongiara" was a wooden, double-deck, propeller driven steam ferry built in 1885 at Toronto by Melancthon Simpson and commissioned as the "Queen City". In 1888 she was sold to...
David Jackson Lowery 
Images    Black and white photograph of David Jackson Lowery [Lowrey] sitting in the armchair and holding a stick. Picture is not dated; probably taken in the end of the 19th century. David Jackson Lowery was born at Ancaster on June 10, 1824 to Matthew Lowrey and Hannah Kelly. He married Elizabeth...
Portrait of Wesley Marshall Lowrey 
Images  1901,   Black and white portrait photograph of Wesley Marshall Lowrey. Wesley Marshall Lowrey [Lowery] was born in 1860 to David Jackson Lowrey and Elizabeth Catherine Teeter. His wife's name was Mina (1863-1929). He died on July 30, 1924 and was buried in the cemetery of St. Davids-Queenston United...
Family portrait of Frank Howard Lowrey, his wife Maud Elizabeth and their daughter Vera Marie 
Images    Sepia-toned portrait photograph of Frank Howard Lowrey with his first wife Maud Elizabeth Lowrey (nee Woodruff) and their young daughter Vera Marie. The oval photograph is attached to cardboard frame with photographer's name "Poole, St. Catharines". Edwin Poole was a noted and successful...
Glencairn Hall in Queenston, 1904 
Images  5 Sep 1904,   ... wing. It was purchased in 1900 by J. D. Larkin, a prominent businessman from Buffalo. Location: very close to the edge of Niagara River 14785 Niagara Parkway, Niagara on the Lake, Ontario (The Larkin-Dimitrieff Property)...
First Queenston school 1901 
Images  1901,   Black and white photograph of Queenston school children and school principal Charles R. Kilkenny, taken in 1901. There are some students' names on the back side of this photo and additional ones on a separate paper: "QUEENSTON SCHOOL 1901 Principal C.R. Kilkenny (Extreme right) Back Row 1st...
First Queenston school and class - 1904 
Images  1904,   Black and white photograph of Queenston school children with school principal Charles R. Kilkenny (standing on the left side), taken in front of the old stone school building in 1904. The old stone school was built in 1844 and Charles R. Kilkenny was principal of the school from 1891 till the...
Photo taken from top of Brock's Monument toward side of present Lewiston-Queenston Bridge and old Larkin farm. 
ImagesHas Comment?  1900s  ...Sepia colour photographs attached to cardboard frame. The pictures show agricultural character of Queenston area in 1900s....
Riverview Farms - family album 
ImagesTextsHas Mystery?    30 black and white photographs of "Riverview Farms" that include photos of peach orchards, family grups, Janet Carnochan, peach packing house and Christmas. Most photographs without detailed description. Mounted scrapbook sheets. From the collection of Armstrong family. QC00539-01 side "Riverside...
The Fathers of Grimsby Park 
Images    ...Grimsby Park had started of as a gathering place, which quickly turned into an amusement park of sorts in the early 1900's. However the lack of interest in the park led to its decline, it now houses cottages along Lake Ontario. More information available here: http...
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Aerial photographs (1) Agricultural facilities (1) Agriculture (1) Armstrong, William (5) Awards (1) Banks and banking - Canada (1) Cabinet photographs (1) Canada - History (1) Carnochan, Janet (1839-1926) (1) Cemeteries (1) Certificates (1) Class Pictures (2) Correspondence (3) Death & burial (1) Death announcements (1) Education (2) Elementary school teaching (2) Employees (1) Family Photographs (1) Farmers (4) Farmers' markets (1) Farming (5) Farms (3) Fruit (1) Fruit growers (1) Fruit industry (2) Fruit trees (4) Funerals (1) General stores (1) Grapevines (4) Grimsby (Ont.)--History (1) Grimsby Park -- History (1) Grimsby Park, Park House Hotel, Grimsby Chautauqua (1) Hamilton, John (1) Historic buildings (2) Horse-drawn vehicles (1) Hotels, taverns, etc.--Ontario--History (1) Ice Jams (2) Ice on rivers, lakes, etc. (2) In Memoriam (1) Larkin Farms, Queenston (Ont.) (2) Larkin, John Durrant (1845-1926) (1) Limestone quarrying (1) Markets (1) Medals (2) Membership certificates (1) Mines and mineral resources - Canada (1) Monuments & memorials (3) Mothers (2) Mothers & children (2) Niagara Escarpment (Ont.) (4) Niagara Parks Commission (1) Niagara River (N.Y. and Ont.) (5) Niagara River, Ont. (3) Niagara Township (1) Niagara-on-the-Lake (Ont.)--Buildings, structures, etc. (1) Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont (2) Ontario Heritage Act (OHA) (1) Pan American Exposition (2) Peach orchards (2) Peach trees (4) Photographs (2) Picnic grounds (1) Picnics (1) Piers & wharves (3) Pioneers (1) Portraits (2) Quarrying (1) Queenston (Ont.) (8) Queenston (Ont.)--History (9) Queenston Heights (4) Queenston Heights (Ont.), Battle of, 1812 (2) Railroad tracks (2) Railway bridges (1) Recreation (1) Schools (2) Scotland (1) Shaw, John (1) Sons of Scotland (Benevolent Society) (1) St. Davids (5) St. Davids-Queenston United Church (5) Steamboats (1) Suspension bridges (1) Swayze, Isaac (1) Transportation - Water - Ferries (1) Travel (1) Tugboats (1) Typewriting (1) United Empire Loyalists (1) War of 1812- Niagara Frontier Campaign (1)
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Queenston Collection


Queenston Collection includes an extensive historical material from the area collected by Jean Huggins.