Queenston Collection


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We found 17 matching items.
Subject:  Piers & wharves 
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Steps to Queenston Dock, 1921. 
Images  1921,   Sepia coloured photograph of the stairs on the riverbank.
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...
Steamer at Queenston Dock 
Images  1910,   Black and white photograph with panoramic view of Queenston and Niagara River, with a steamship waiting at Queenston dock. The picture taken from the Brock's monument (located in Queenston Heights Park) about 1910. "steamer at dock. Queenston, Ont. about 1910"
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"
Panorama of Queenston and lower Niagara River 
Images  1910,   Black and white photograph with panoramic view of Queenston and Niagara River. The picture was taken from the Brock's monument (located in Queenston Heights Park) about 1910. "River & Queenston from monument. About 1910"
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...
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.
Queenston ferry dock and boathouse, circa 1919 
Images  1919,   Sepia tone photo of the ferry deck in Queenston, with a sign "Ferry to Lewiston". "Mrs. Huggins remembers renting a rowboat at this boat house from John Humphrey, the Queeenston Dockmaster. She and Hazel Corman, then principal of Laura Secord School, where Mrs. Huggins also taught, went on the...
Hazel Corman in a rowboat with an unidentified woman 
ImagesHas Mystery?  1920s,   Black and white photograph of Hazel Corman with an unidentified woman in a rowboat on the Niagara River. The same women is standing on the pier (Queenston dock?) and smiling to the camera. Probably taken in the early 1920s - Miss Hazel Corman became principal of Laura Secord Memorial School in...
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...
Steamship Cayuga at Queenston Dock. 
Images    Black and white photograph of a steamship at the dock. There is a sign "Toronto Boats - Canada Steamship Lines" in the background as well as a few vehicles parked there. In the immediate right foreground: three little girls (including photographer's daughters Ruth and Betty Huggins) are watching...
Queenston Dock in the 1920s 
Images    Black and white photograph of Queenston Dock with its buildings, streetcars and steamship Cayuga on the other side of Niagara River (Lewiston, N. Y.) "Cayuga" was the largest steamboat of the Niagara Navigation Company which operated on Lake Ontario, on a route between Toronto and Queenston. It...
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Queenston Collection


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