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Subject:  Travel 
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Outward Bound for the Thousand Islands 
ImagesTexts    Folded card with black and white photograph of steamer "Toronto" sailing toward Thousand Islands. Reverse: "OUTWARD BOUND FOR THE THOUSAND ISLANDS On a sunny afternoon more than half a century ago, the steamer "Toronto" is approaching the Eastern Gap as she leaves Toronto Bay for the waters of...
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...
Steamship "Corona" at Queenston dock 
Images    Black and white photograph of the famous passenger steamship "Corona" at Queenston dock. View of the dock and surrounding area. The steamer "Corona" operated on the Toronto-Niagara run between 1896-1930. "The Corona was a side wheeler, capable of carrying 2,000 passengers. She was 272 feet long...
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...
An Excursion into Canada With Charles Dickens 
TextsImages  Bannerman, James, An Excursion into Canada With Charles Dickens, "An Excursion into Canada With Charles Dickens," Maclean's Magazine, 5 Dec 1953, p. 28,29,41,42,44,45,46  An article about a visit of Charles Dickens in North America, published in Maclean's Magazine, December 15, 1953. In 1842 the novelist visited Niagara Falls and Queenston, among other places in Canada. p.8; ill.; size: 26.5cm x 35cm
Visitor's Guide. Where to go, what to see & what to do in the first capital of Upper Canada. 
TextsImages  1980,   Booklet with soft covers: 32 p.,ill.; size: 14cm x 21.8cm Foreword by W. N. Dick Wilbert N. Dick was the Lord Mayor of Niagara-on-the-Lake from 1977 to 1985 CREDITS: Artist George Balbar, well-known Niagara artist who sketched cover and other illustrations. Artist Bonna Rouse Stonehouse...
Steamer Chippewa passing the dock area 
Images    Black and white photograph of the Niagara River and steamship passing Queenston dock on its route between Toronto, Lewiston and Queenston. Chippewa was built by Niagara Navigation Company in 1894 and retired in 1936.
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.
The "CAYUGA" Arrives in Toronto.
 
Images    Black and white photograph of steamship Cayuga at Toronto harbour. Reverse: "THE "CAYUGA" ARRIVES IN TORONTO By far the most Impressive approach to Toronto is by water, and the splendid view of the city's imposing skyline from the decks of the "Cayuga" never fails to evoke enthusiastic...
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...
Steamship Cayuga, May 20, 1950 
Images    Black and white photograph of the steamship Cayuga with many young passengers on the decks. "May 20, 1950. Children's free ride on the first trip of the season."
Steamship Cayuga on the Niagara River 
Images    Sepia tone photograph of the famous steamship "Cayuga". Lewiston, NY visible on the other side of the river. Undated photo. "The Cayuga was built in late 1905 by the Canadian Shipbuilding Company, Toronto, and was launched at the foot of Bathurst Street March 3, 1906. She did not start on the...
Canada Steamship Lines' Steamship "Cayuga" 
ImagesHas Comment?    Black and white photograph of the famous steamship "Cayuga". Heavy black smoke coming out of the stacks - it was a coal burning ship till 1946 when it was converted from coal to oil. "The Cayuga was built in late 1905 by the Canadian Shipbuilding Company, Toronto, and was launched at the foot of...
Passenger steamer "Cayuga" on a run between Toronto and Queenston 
Images    Black and white photograph of the famous steamship "Cayuga". "The Cayuga was built in late 1905 by the Canadian Shipbuilding Company, Toronto, and was launched at the foot of Bathurst Street March 3, 1906. She did not start on the Niagara run until the start of navigation in 1907 but from then on,...
Steamship Cayuga on the Toronto-Niagara route 
Images    Black and white photograph of the famous steamship "Cayuga". "The Cayuga was built in late 1905 by the Canadian Shipbuilding Company, Toronto, and was launched at the foot of Bathurst Street March 3, 1906. She did not start on the Niagara run until the start of navigation in 1907 but from then on,...
Captain Harry Webster 
ImagesTexts  Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), "Captain Harry Webster," Niagara Falls Review  Black and white photograph of captain Harry Webster in his uniform. Not dated but taken in late 1940s (he died in 1950). "Capt. Harry Webster Lake boat captain, friend of Huggins family"
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Queenston Collection


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