Queenston Collection

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Subject:  Ice on rivers, lakes, etc. 
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Ice jam at Queenston Dock, 1936 
Images  1936,   Black and white photo of Queenston Dock with buildings and platform damaged by ice jam. "TORONTO BOATS. Canada Steamship Lines" sign still visible above the ice. Reverse:: "1936 Ice jam Queenston dock"
Ice conditions at Queenston Dock & wreckage caused by ice. Feb 27, 1936. 
Images    Black and white photo of Queenston Dock damaged by ice jam. A group of 3 people walking toward a photographer and a sign "TORONTO BOATS. Canada Steamship Lines" sign still visible in background. Reverse with a stamp of Niagara Parks Commission with handwritten description: "Ice conditions at...
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...
Queenston Docks 
Images  1954,   Black and white photographs of Queenston Docks, showing flooded buildings and mounting ice on the Niagara River. Could it be the ice jam in 1955? "Queenston dock 1954"
Queenston Dock under ice 
Images    Sepia tone photograph of Queenston dock during ice jam in late 1920s. The sign "Queenston" in the foreground; in the background: the stairs on the riverbank and a building on the hill. Picture taken from the Niagara River side. Reverse: "late 1920s?"
Ice jam on Niagara River, 1955. 
TextsImages  Spring 1955,   Articles and photographs of ice jam on lower Niagara River in spring 1955, published by local newspapers (St. Catharines Standard, Niagara Advance and Niagara Falls Review); different authors and photographers. The ice jam in 1955 destroyed the dock shelter and ticket office on Queenston Docks.
Great Ice Jam Threatens to Destroy Maids of the Mist 
ImagesTexts    Newspaper photograph of two boats encased in ice on the Canadian side at the Maid of the Mist dock. Undated but probably 1938 when massive ice jam below the Falls wrecked the Honeymoon Bridge and threatened to destroy the two Maid of the Mist steamers. Unknown publication. Clipping measures 15 x...
Ice jam havoc spreads to down-river sector
TextsImages    Newspaper clipping with two black and white photographs showing damaged properties along Niagara River and docks of the Canada Steamship Lines during massive ice jam in 1938. Unknown publication. Undated. Scrapbook sheet measures 15 x 19.5 cm. On January 27, 1938 an ice jam caused a collapse of...
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Queenston Collection

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