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  • Ice jam havoc spreads to down-river sector
    TextImage       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.
    TextImage     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. ...
  • Collapse and Demolition of Falls View Bridge
    TextImageNewspaper       Newspaper clippings with black and white photographs of the Falls View Bridge in Niagara Falls after its collapse in 1938. Scrapbook sheets measuring: 24 x 25, 15 x 30 and 25 x 30cm.
    TextImageNewspaper     Newspaper clippings with black and white photographs of the Falls View Bridge in Niagara Falls after its collapse in 1938. Scrapbook sheets measuring: 24 x 25, 15 x 30 and ...
  • Great Ice Jam Threatens to Destroy Maids of the Mist
    ImageText       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 ...
    ImageText     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 ...
  • Queenston Docks
    Image       "Queenston dock 1954"
    Image     "Queenston dock 1954"
  • Ice jam 1909 at Lewiston, N. Y.
    Image       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.
    Image     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 ...
  • Queen Street in Queenston (about 1920)
    Image       "Queen St. Queenston (about 1920)"
    Image     "Queen St. Queenston (about 1920)"
  • Rail cars of Great Gorge Route
    Image       Black and white photographs of Great Gorge Route Railway cars along the banks of Niagara River.
    Image     Black and white photographs of Great Gorge Route Railway cars along the banks of Niagara River.
  • Panorama of Queenston and lower Niagara River
    Image       "River & Queenston from monument. About 1910"
    Image     "River & Queenston from monument. About 1910"
  • Steamer at Queenston Dock
    Image       "steamer at dock. Queenston, Ont. about 1910"
    Image     "steamer at dock. Queenston, Ont. about 1910"
  • Queenston Dock in the 1920s
    Image       "about 1920s"
    Image     "about 1920s"
  • Ice jam on Niagara River, 1909
    Image       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, 1909 Flooded railway ...
    Image     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 ...
  • Queenston-Lewiston Suspension Bridge
    Image       Black and white photographs of the Queenston-Lewiston Suspension Bridge. Most of them taken from Lewiston, N.Y. towards Queenston in Canada with the gatehouse on the Canadian side of the bridge and fish traps in the Niagara river (on the left).
    Image     Black and white photographs of the Queenston-Lewiston Suspension Bridge. Most of them taken from Lewiston, N.Y. towards Queenston in Canada with the gatehouse on the Canadian side of the bridge ...
  • Ancient Toll House moved to new location on fruit farm
    TextImage  Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada19141005)     Article about old tollhouse in Queenston, built in 1851 for the first Queenston-Lewiston Suspension bridge. The bridge linked Niagara with upper New York State for 14 years and then, on April 12, 1864, the structure was swept down the Niagara River, where it hung useless for 34 years. When the ...
    TextImage  Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada19141005)   Article about old tollhouse in Queenston, built in 1851 for the first Queenston-Lewiston Suspension bridge. The bridge linked Niagara with upper New York State for 14 years and then, on ...
  • Ice jam on Niagara River, 1955.
    TextImage       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.
    TextImage     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.
  • Ferry boat "Ongiara" at Queenston dock
    Image       Black and white photograph of the ferry steamboat "Ongiara" with passengers aboard (mostly men in military uniforms).
    Image     Black and white photograph of the ferry steamboat "Ongiara" with passengers aboard (mostly men in military uniforms).
  • Steamship "Corona" at Queenston dock
    Image       Black and white photograph of the famous passenger steamship "Corona" at Queenston dock. View of the dock and surrounding area.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the famous passenger steamship "Corona" at Queenston dock. View of the dock and surrounding area.
  • Steamship Cayuga on the Toronto-Niagara route
    Image       Reverse: stamp "Kenneth E. Smith"
    Image     Reverse: stamp "Kenneth E. Smith"
  • Passenger steamer "Cayuga" on a run between Toronto and Queenston
    Image       Reverse: stamp "Kenneth E. Smith"
    Image     Reverse: stamp "Kenneth E. Smith"
  • Canada Steamship Lines' Steamship "Cayuga"
    Imagecomment       Reverse: stamp "Kenneth E. Smith"
    Imagecomment     Reverse: stamp "Kenneth E. Smith"
  • Steamship Cayuga on the Niagara River
    Image       Sepia tone photograph of the famous steamship "Cayuga". Lewiston, NY visible on the other side of the river. Undated photo.
    Image     Sepia tone photograph of the famous steamship "Cayuga". Lewiston, NY visible on the other side of the river. Undated photo.
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Queenston Collection


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