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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...
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...
Laura Secord Homestead, Queenston, Ontario. 
Images    Sepia tone postcard of Laura Ingersoll Secord house in Queenston, with the National Flag of Canada on a pole in front of the house. A photo taken after 1972- a house was restored to its original 1813 condition in 1972. Reverse: "The house restored to the period 1803-35 from which Laura Secord...
Modernized residence of Laura Secord, heroine of War 1812-14, Queenston, Ontario. 
Images  1910,   Sepia tone postcard of two-storey, white clapboard house, surrended by trees and a simple fence. "Historical VII. Modernized residence of Laura Secord, heroine of War 1812-14, Queenston, Ontario. Leaving this house she tramped 20 miles through the woods to warn the British troops of the approach...
Queenston and Lower Niagara from Queenston Heights, Canada. 
Images  4 Aug 1913,   Colour postcard with a view of lower Niagara River and village of Queenston from Queenston Heights. A picture of the area with a steamboat on the river in the background. At right top corner: Royal coat of arms with text "On whose Dominion the sun never sets" and a beaver on top. Postcard...
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....
Ruins of William Lyon Mackenzie's Printing Office, Queenston,Ontario 
Images    Black and white postcard of ruins of the building made of the field stones. The locust trees on the left were planted by William Lyon Mackenzie in front of his house. Description in the card reads: "Ruins of Wm. Lyon Mckenzie's Printing Office, Queenston,Ontario". In 1936, The Niagara Parks...
South Landing Craft Centre, Queenston, Ontario, Canada. 
ImagesHas Comment?    Black and white postcard of rustic in character, sixteen-room building "South Landing Craft Centre", showing mostly its side wall. This craft shop, situated on the bank of the Niagara River, was a major supplier to knitters as well as weavers and spinners for many years from 1953 until early...
Whitney House postcard 
ImagesNewspapers    A business card of Whitney's Oldest House, St. Augustine, Florida, which features an image of its exterior and several men and women in the frame. There are three signs which all give the house's title and one which gives the year it was built in (1516). There were several historical artifacts and...
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...
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Queenston Collection


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