Queenston Collection


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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...
William Lyon Mackenzie Printing Office, Queenston, 1937-38. 
Images    Sepia-toned postcard of a limestone building with description: "Restored Printing Office of William Lyon Mackenzie at Queenston, who fought and suffered for the freedom of the press in Canada". In 1936, The Niagara Parks Commission undertook the restoration of the Mackenzie House from ruin. The...
The "Kingston" Sails for the Last Time. 
ImagesTexts    Folded card with black and white photo of steamer Kingston on its last voyage from Toronto Harbour to Thousand Islands. Reverse: "THE "KINGSTON" SAILS FOR THE LAST TIME On Saturday, September 17th, 1949, at 2:40 P.M., the old passenger steamer "Kingston" sailed from Toronto on her final voyage to...
A Pioneer on the Great Lakes 
ImagesTexts    Folded card with black and white photograph of steamer "Turbinia". Reverse: "A PIONEER ON THE GREAT LAKES The first ship driven by the revolutionary new steam-turbine engine to sail the Great Lakes was the handsome, 250-foot steamer, "Turbinia", built by Hawthorn, Leslie and Company at...
Toronto's Passenger Fleet in 1918 
ImagesTexts  19180426,   Folded card with black and white photograph of steamers Chippewa, Toronto, Corona, Dalhousie City, Modjeska, Kingston and Cayuga at Toronto Harbour. Reverse: TORONTO'S PASSENGER FLEET IN 1918 Passenger steamers played an important part in the life of the city when this photograph was taken from...
Funeral Card, Cassie Durham 
ImagesTexts    An invite to the funeral of Cassie Durham, with the date, time and location on the reverse file. Cassie Durham was William Armstrong's wife, who would pass away in 1921. From Armstrong family collection. "In Memoriam" Reverse-left: "Died" "At Riverside Fruit Farm, Queenston, Ont., on Sunday,...
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Queenston Collection


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