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Subject:  Niagara Falls (Ont.) 
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The Canada Southern Railway at Niagara, c. 1870 
Images    The postcard is a copy of the painting by British/Canadian artist Robert R. Whale. The original canvas is on display at National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa. The Canada Southern Railway was a railway in southern Ontario, Canada, founded on February 28, 1868 as the Erie and Niagara Extension...
The Indispensable Tourist's and Wheelman's Guide to the Niagara District 
TextsImages  1899,   Book: p.43, maps; size:22.2cm x 15cm Full title: "The Indispensable Tourist's and Wheelman's Guide to the Niagara District With Maps" Mr. C. H. Mitchell, town engineer, Niagara Falls, Ont., prepared rough-draft maps.
Boys Scout Motif for Floral Clock, 1955 
ImagesTexts  1955,   Colour folded postcard with a photo of Ontario Hydro's floral clock. Reverse: "Black and white aerial photo of Sir Adam Beck-Niagara Generating Station with description: "Hydro's giant new Sir Adam Beck-Niagara Generating Station No. 2 will have an ultimate installed capacity of 1,828,000...
Ontario Hydro's Floral Clock 
ImagesTexts    Colour postcard with a photo of Ontario Hydro's floral clock with Roman numerals and a semicircular water garden at its base. Undated postcard but this design was created in 1964. Reverse: Ontario Hydro's extraordinary outdoor timepiece, is an outstanding attraction in the Niagara tourist region....
Centennial Motif for Floral Clock 
TextsImages  "Centennial Motif for Floral Clock," Niagara Falls Review, 1967  Article with a photo of Ontario Hydro floral clock with provincial shields on it and dates of Centennial celebration (1867-1967).
Five famous ships plied Lake Ontario waters 
TextsImages  Petrie, Francis, Five famous ships plied Lake Ontario waters, "Five famous ships plied Lake Ontario waters," Niagara Falls Review, 1 Aug 1970  Article about five famous "C" steamships of Niagara Navigation Company (later Canada Steamship Line) running across Lake Ontario from Toronto to Niagara. Two black and white newspaper photographs of Chicora and Cibola.
Observations and suggestions by Niagara Tourist at Palm Beach 
Texts  January 18, 1928  Newspaper article by Arthur D. Armstrong of Queenston how to improve park design and park facilities in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Newspaper clipping (measuring 35.5 x 16 cm) mounted on thin onion skin paper. Unknown publication. Undated. From Armstrong family collection. Arthur D. Armstrong was son...
Three C steamers used on Niagara Falls-Toronto run. 
TextsImages  Petrie, Francis, "Three C steamers used on Niagara Falls-Toronto run.," Niagara Falls Review, 8 Aug 1970  Article about famous steamship Cayuga sailing for the last time to Toronto Marine Museum with newspaper photographs of Chippewa, Cayuga and Corona.
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Queenston Collection


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