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(Thumbnail) Aerial of a Ship in the Welland Canal Passing Under a Lift Bridge (image/jpeg)
Title Aerial of a Ship in the Welland Canal Passing Under a Lift Bridge
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420189  Black and white photograph     
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(Thumbnail) Aerial of the First Welland Canal at Merritton (c.1936) (image/jpeg)
Title Aerial of the First Welland Canal at Merritton (c.1936)
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420173  Black and white photograph     
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(Thumbnail) Aerial View of Locks 4, 5, 6, & 7 (image/jpeg)
Title Aerial View of Locks 4, 5, 6, & 7
Collection  Postcard Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D418797  Postcard     
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(Thumbnail) Aerial View of Port Dalhousie - End of the first three canals (image/jpeg)
Title Aerial View of Port Dalhousie - End of the first three canals
Notes  This was the Northern end of the first three canals. On the near side is lock No., 3rd canal, 1870-1930. To the far side is lock 1, 2nd canal, 1844-1870 (approx.). On the Piont is Lake Side Park
  Negative available
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420595  Black and white negative     
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(Thumbnail) Aerial View of Port Weller Harbour (image/jpeg)
Title Aerial View of Port Weller Harbour
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Notes  Negative available
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420595A  Black and white negative     
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(Thumbnail) Aerial View of the Welland Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Aerial View of the Welland Canal
Notes  Homer, Ontario Bridge in the Centre
Collection  Fred Helie Collection
Notes  Negative available
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420149  Photo and negative package     
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(Thumbnail) Aerial View of Welland Ship Canal - Homer, Ontario in the Foreground (image/jpeg)
Title Aerial View of Welland Ship Canal - Homer, Ontario in the Foreground
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Notes  Negative available
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420595B  Black and white negative     
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(Thumbnail) Aerial View of Welland Ship Canal - Ship Using By-Pass over the Townline Tunnel at Welland (image/jpeg)
Title Aerial View of Welland Ship Canal - Ship Using By-Pass over the Townline Tunnel at Welland
Notes  The Townline/Rial Tunnel, running east-west beneath the new channel on the old Townline Road (Welland), was opened to automobile traffic in July 1972 and Railway traffic in February 1973.
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  1973.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420184  Photograph     
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(Thumbnail) Aerial View of Welland Ship Canal - Ships in Winter Berth, Lock No. 8 (image/jpeg)
Title Aerial View of Welland Ship Canal - Ships in Winter Berth, Lock No. 8
Description  B&W photograph
Notes  Located in Port Colborne. PA-48188
Date  1980.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420076  Photograph     
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10.
(Thumbnail) Aerial of the Welland Canal and the Thorold Tunnel (image/jpeg)
Title Aerial of the Welland Canal and the Thorold Tunnel
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420188  Photograph     
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11.
(Thumbnail) Aerial of Welland Canal's Completed Locks #4 and #5 (c.1929) (image/jpeg)
Title Aerial of Welland Canal's Completed Locks #4 and #5 (c.1929)
Notes  PA-43536
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D419988  Photograph     
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12.
(Thumbnail) Alexandria Bridge and Main St. West, in Welland, Ontario - ca 1918 (image/jpeg)
Title Alexandria Bridge and Main St. West, in Welland, Ontario - ca 1918
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420064  Photograph     
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13.
(Thumbnail) Alexandria Bridge over the Welland Canal - Welland, Ontario (image/jpeg)
Title Alexandria Bridge over the Welland Canal - Welland, Ontario
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420071  Photograph     
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14.
(Thumbnail) Allanburg Bridge from the air (image/jpeg)
Title Allanburg Bridge from the air
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  August, 1978.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D12025  Photograph     
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15.
(Thumbnail) Allanburg Lift Bridge on the Welland Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Allanburg Lift Bridge on the Welland Canal
Creator  Rodman, Heather
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Notes  Looking north toward Allanburg lift bridge from the Welland Canal Parkway Trail.
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16.
(Thumbnail) Allanburg Lift Bridge on the Welland Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Allanburg Lift Bridge on the Welland Canal
Creator  Rodman, Heather
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Notes  Looking north toward Allanburg lift bridge.
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17.
(Thumbnail) Bandstand at Merritt Park, and the Welland Canal, - Welland, Ontario - ca 1918 (image/jpeg)
Title Bandstand at Merritt Park, and the Welland Canal, - Welland, Ontario - ca 1918
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420095  Photograph     
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18.
(Thumbnail)  Believed to be 2nd Welland Canal - just north of lock 2 (image/jpeg)
Title  Believed to be 2nd Welland Canal - just north of lock 2
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Notes  Lock 2 visible in far right of photo.
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420140  Photograph     
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19.
(Thumbnail) Bird's Eye View, West Side, Port Colborne, Ont. (image/jpeg)
Title Bird's Eye View, West Side, Port Colborne, Ont.
Date  September, 1911.
Collection  Postcard Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D10514  Postcard     
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20.
(Thumbnail) Blue Ghost Tunnel (image/jpeg)
Title Blue Ghost Tunnel
Creator  Unknown
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Notes  The Grand Trunk Railway Tunnel, also known as the "Blue Ghost Tunnel", is an abandoned railway tunnel located in the community of Thorold, Ontario, which runs under lock 18 of the former third Welland Canal.
Date  March 2009
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21.
(Thumbnail) Blue Ghost Tunnel (image/jpeg)
Title Blue Ghost Tunnel
Creator  Unknown
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Notes  The Grand Trunk Railway Tunnel, also known as the "Blue Ghost Tunnel", is an abandoned railway tunnel located in the community of Thorold, Ontario, which runs under lock 18 of the former third Welland Canal.
Date  March 2009
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22.
(Thumbnail) Blue Nose II docked in the Welland Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Blue Nose II docked in the Welland Canal
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D418376  Photograph     
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23.
(Thumbnail) Boat in the Welland Canal - Welland, Ontario, ca 1918 (image/jpeg)
Title Boat in the Welland Canal - Welland, Ontario, ca 1918
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420119  Photograph     
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24.
(Thumbnail) Bona Vista Snack Bar by the Welland Canal in St. Catharines (image/jpeg)
Title Bona Vista Snack Bar by the Welland Canal in St. Catharines
Notes  Proprietors A. & M. Savage
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D418165  Photograph     
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25.
(Thumbnail) Bridge #16 under construction (image/jpeg)
Title Bridge #16 under construction
Notes  Bridge #16 is also known as the Broadway Street Bridge.
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  January 31, 1928.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D12028  Photograph     
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26.
(Thumbnail) Bridge over the Welland Ship Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Bridge over the Welland Ship Canal
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420191  Photograph     
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27.
(Thumbnail) Bridge over the Welland Ship Canal - Port Colborne Ontario (image/jpeg)
Title Bridge over the Welland Ship Canal - Port Colborne Ontario
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D12991  Photograph     
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28.
(Thumbnail) 'Britamolene'  ship in the Welland Canal at Lock 7 in Thorold (image/jpeg)
Title 'Britamolene' ship in the Welland Canal at Lock 7 in Thorold
Type  Still Image
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Notes  Welland Canal locks at Thorold
Date  August 10 1954
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D423534  Black and white photograph     
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29.
(Thumbnail) "Bruce Angus" in Lock 3, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada (image/jpeg)
Title "Bruce Angus" in Lock 3, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Creator  W. Maguire
Type  Still Image
Collection  Postcard Collection
Notes  A view showing the observation platform at Lock 3 of the Welland Canal section of the St. Lawrence Seaway, also showing one of the largest lake boats that the seaway is capable of handling, the Bruce Angus. This is one of 8 locks that boats must lock through in order to "climb the mountain," a height of 326 feet.
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D503889  Colour postcard     
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30.
(Thumbnail) Buffalo Fire Department fire-boat at a blaze at Maple Leaf Mills Port Colborne on the Welland Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Buffalo Fire Department fire-boat at a blaze at Maple Leaf Mills Port Colborne on the Welland Canal
Creator  Roels, Ron
Type  Still Image
Created  October 7, 1963.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D421741  Black and white photograph     
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31.
(Thumbnail) Buffalo Fire Department fire-boat at a blaze at Maple Leaf Mills Port Colborne on the Welland Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Buffalo Fire Department fire-boat at a blaze at Maple Leaf Mills Port Colborne on the Welland Canal
Creator  Roels, Ron
Type  Still Image
Created  October 7, 1963.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D421742  Black and white photograph     
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32.
(Thumbnail) Burgoyne Bridge over the old Welland Canal in St. Catharines (image/jpeg)
Title Burgoyne Bridge over the old Welland Canal in St. Catharines
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D418026  Photograph     
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33.
(Thumbnail) Businesses across the Welland Canal, in Welland, Ontario, ca 1918 (image/jpeg)
Title Businesses across the Welland Canal, in Welland, Ontario, ca 1918
Creator  Leslie
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420066  Photograph     
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34.
(Thumbnail) Canada Furnace Co [Company] Plant Port Colborne Ont [Ontario] (image/jpeg)
Title Canada Furnace Co [Company] Plant Port Colborne Ont [Ontario]
Type  Still Image
Collection  Postcard Collection
  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Description  Welland Canal in foreground, mounds of coal line the bank of the canal ; two very large steel structures in centre of image, small hoppers can be seen within the steel structures ; sign for C F Co Ltd attached to top of first steel structure ;
Date  ca 1920
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D423133  Colour postcard     
D423133A  Colour postcard     
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35.
(Thumbnail) Canal Boat on the Welland Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Canal Boat on the Welland Canal
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Date  ca 1890
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D418503  Photograph     
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(Thumbnail) Canal bridge Humberstone Ont [Ontario] (image/jpeg)
Title Canal bridge Humberstone Ont [Ontario]
Type  Still Image
Collection  Postcard Collection
  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D422975  Colour postcard     
D422975A  Colour postcard     
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37.
(Thumbnail) Construction at the base of the Homer Bridge and the Welland Canal in St. Catharines (image/jpeg)
Title Construction at the base of the Homer Bridge and the Welland Canal in St. Catharines
Description  QEW Queen Elizabeth Wayside Highway going over the Garden City Skyway in background ;
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D418123  Photograph     
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38.
(Thumbnail) Construction of Flight Locks at Thorold (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of Flight Locks at Thorold
Notes  Aerial view of Flight Locks 4, 5 and 6 looking North. Canal bridge can be seen downriver from site.
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  1920.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D12014  Photograph     
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39.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Thorold Tunnel, ca 1967 (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Thorold Tunnel, ca 1967
Notes  - H. G. Acres & Company Limited, Niagara Falls, Ont. ( Photo File # 1195 - C - 300 [ a ] )
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D419863  Photograph     
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40.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Thorold Tunnel, ca 1968 (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Thorold Tunnel, ca 1968
Notes  - H. G. Acres & Company Limited, Niagara Falls, Ont. ( Photo File # 1195 - C - 280 )
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D419867  Photograph     
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41.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Welland Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Welland Canal
Description  Negative
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Notes  Negative available
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420737  Negative     
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42.
(Thumbnail) Construction of the Welland Dock (image/jpeg)
Title Construction of the Welland Dock
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D12030  Photograph     
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43.
(Thumbnail) Control Lock in Welland Canal at Humberstone, Ontario (image/jpeg)
Title Control Lock in Welland Canal at Humberstone, Ontario
Notes  Boat on the left has Joseph P. (or F) Burke, Sarnia written on the back, and the other has Taurus, Interlake
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420192A  Photograph     
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44.
(Thumbnail) Damaged ship Steelton after striking the Port Robinson Bridge (image/jpeg)
Title Damaged ship Steelton after striking the Port Robinson Bridge
Creator  Roels, Ron
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D418511  Photograph     
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45.
(Thumbnail) Digging of the Welland Ship Canal on the Left & 3rd Welland Canal on the Right (image/jpeg)
Title Digging of the Welland Ship Canal on the Left & 3rd Welland Canal on the Right
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  1925.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D418800  Photograph     
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46.
(Thumbnail) Elevating grader drawn by horses and mules - Welland Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Elevating grader drawn by horses and mules - Welland Canal
Notes  Using horses and mules, workers elevate ground on E. Watertight Embankment, Lock #2 at Welland Canal.
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  September 18, 1915.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D12017  Photograph     
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47.
(Thumbnail) Entrance to Port Dalhousie Harbour (image/jpeg)
Title Entrance to Port Dalhousie Harbour
Notes  Rutland Transit Company Ship in foreground ;
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D417368  Photograph     
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48.
(Thumbnail) Entrance to Welland Canal Port Colborne Ont [Ontario] (image/jpeg)
Title Entrance to Welland Canal Port Colborne Ont [Ontario]
Type  Still Image
Collection  Postcard Collection
Description  The third Welland Canal as it passes through the centre of Port Colborne, stores and businesses (left) ; canal bank and hydro poles (right) ; lock bridge (centre)
Date  ca 1918
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D423126  Colour postcard     
D423126A  Colour postcard     
D423126B  Colour postcard     
D423126C  Colour postcard     
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49.
(Thumbnail) Entrance to the Welland Ship Canal, Port Colborne, Ontario (image/jpeg)
Title Entrance to the Welland Ship Canal, Port Colborne, Ontario
Description  B&W photograph
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Notes  Negative available
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420231  Photograph     
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50.
(Thumbnail) Factories and mills by the Old Welland Canal at Twelve Mile Creek (image/jpeg)
Title Factories and mills by the Old Welland Canal at Twelve Mile Creek
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Date  ca 1900
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D418250  Photograph     
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51.
(Thumbnail) Fall Colours : Lifted Rail Bridge North of Welland Canal Lock Four  in Thorold as Seen from the Welland Canal Trail (image/jpeg)
Title Fall Colours : Lifted Rail Bridge North of Welland Canal Lock Four in Thorold as Seen from the Welland Canal Trail
Creator  Heather Rodman
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Notes  The lifted rail bridge north of Welland Canal Lock Four in Thorold as seen from the Welland Canal Trail
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52.
(Thumbnail) Fall Colours : The Welland Canal Trail Between Locks Two and Three Looking North (image/jpeg)
Title Fall Colours : The Welland Canal Trail Between Locks Two and Three Looking North
Creator  Heather Rodman
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Notes  The Welland Canal Trail between locks two and three looking north
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53.
(Thumbnail) Fall Colours : The Welland Canal Trail Between Locks Two and Three Looking North (image/jpeg)
Title Fall Colours : The Welland Canal Trail Between Locks Two and Three Looking North
Creator  Heather Rodman
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Notes  The Welland Canal Trail in St. Catharines between locks two and three looking north
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54.
(Thumbnail) Fall Colours : The Welland Canal Trail Between Locks Two and Three Looking North at Red Sumac Bushes and Two Cyclists (image/jpeg)
Title Fall Colours : The Welland Canal Trail Between Locks Two and Three Looking North at Red Sumac Bushes and Two Cyclists
Creator  Heather Rodman
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Notes  The Welland Canal Trail in St. Catharines between locks two and three looking north at two cyclisits and red sumac bushes
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55.
(Thumbnail) Fall Colours : The Welland Canal Trail Between Locks Two and Three Looking South with the Garden City Skyway in the Background (image/jpeg)
Title Fall Colours : The Welland Canal Trail Between Locks Two and Three Looking South with the Garden City Skyway in the Background
Creator  Heather Rodman
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Notes  The Welland Canal Trail in St. Catharines between locks two and three looking south with the Garden City Skyway in the background
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(Thumbnail) Fall Colours : The Welland Canal Trail Between Locks Two and Three Looking South with the Garden City Skyway in the Background (image/jpeg)
Title Fall Colours : The Welland Canal Trail Between Locks Two and Three Looking South with the Garden City Skyway in the Background
Creator  Heather Rodman
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Notes  The Welland Canal trail in St. catharines between locks two and three looking south with the Garden City Skyway in the background
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57.
(Thumbnail) Fall Colours : The Welland Canal Trail Between Locks Two and Three Looking South with the Garden City Skyway and Homer Bridge in the Background (image/jpeg)
Title Fall Colours : The Welland Canal Trail Between Locks Two and Three Looking South with the Garden City Skyway and Homer Bridge in the Background
Creator  Heather Rodman
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Notes  The Welland Canal Trail in St. Catharines between locks two and three looking south at the Garden City Skyway and the Homer Bridge
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58.
(Thumbnail) Fall Colours : The Welland Canal Trail Looking North at Lock Two (image/jpeg)
Title Fall Colours : The Welland Canal Trail Looking North at Lock Two
Creator  Heather Rodman
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Notes  The Welland Canal trail looking north at lock two
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59.
(Thumbnail) Flower Gardens, Port Weller, on Welland Ship Canal, near St Catharines, Ontario (image/jpeg)
Title Flower Gardens, Port Weller, on Welland Ship Canal, near St Catharines, Ontario
Type  Still Image
Collection  Postcard Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D422760  Colour postcard     
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60.
(Thumbnail) Freighter Entering Lock 7, Welland Ship Canal at Thorold, Ontario (image/jpeg)
Title Freighter Entering Lock 7, Welland Ship Canal at Thorold, Ontario
Collection  Postcard Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D10520  Postcard     
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61.
(Thumbnail) Front view Maple Leaf Mill, Government Elevator & Niagara Grain & Feed Co [Company] Port Colborne Ont [Ontario] (image/jpeg)
Title Front view Maple Leaf Mill, Government Elevator & Niagara Grain & Feed Co [Company] Port Colborne Ont [Ontario]
Type  Still Image
Collection  Postcard Collection
  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Description  On the north shore of Lake Erie, on the Welland Canal
Date  ca 1920
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D423138  Colour postcard    Minor damage bottom left corner 
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62.
(Thumbnail) Garden City Skyway St Catharines - Memorial honouring four men killed in workplace accident (image/jpeg)
Title Garden City Skyway St Catharines - Memorial honouring four men killed in workplace accident
Creator  Deacon, Reg
Notes  From the personal collection of Ruth Deacon ; Conrad Stenzel, Douglas Shand, David McKinley and Gordon Thomas were killed during a workplace accident whilst working on the Skyway bridge ;
Date  June 5, 1994.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415392ZD  Digital image     
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63.
(Thumbnail) Garden City Skyway St Catharines - ship going through Welland Canadal (image/jpeg)
Title Garden City Skyway St Catharines - ship going through Welland Canadal
Creator  Deacon, Reg
Notes  From the personal collection of Ruth Deacon ;
Date  June, 1978.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415392X  Digital image     
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(Thumbnail) Garden City Skyway St Catharines - underneath the skyway on the west side (image/jpeg)
Title Garden City Skyway St Catharines - underneath the skyway on the west side
Creator  Deacon, Reg
Notes  From the personal collection of Ruth Deacon ;
Date  June 5, 1994.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415392V  Digital image     
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(Thumbnail) Garden City Skyway St Catharines - view east across Welland Canal from Government Rd (image/jpeg)
Title Garden City Skyway St Catharines - view east across Welland Canal from Government Rd
Creator  Deacon, Reg
Notes  From the personal collection of Ruth Deacon ;
Date  June 5, 1994.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415392W  Digital image     
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(Thumbnail) Garden City Skyway St Catharines - view east across the Welland Ship Canal from Government Rd (image/jpeg)
Title Garden City Skyway St Catharines - view east across the Welland Ship Canal from Government Rd
Creator  Deacon, Reg
Notes  From the personal collection of Ruth Deacon ;
Date  June 5, 1994.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415392ZC  Digital image     
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67.
(Thumbnail) Garden City Skyway St Catharines - west side of Welland Canal from Government Rd (image/jpeg)
Title Garden City Skyway St Catharines - west side of Welland Canal from Government Rd
Creator  Deacon, Reg
Notes  From the personal collection of Ruth Deacon ;
Date  June 5, 1994.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D415392U  Digital image     
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68.
(Thumbnail) Gates at the Head of Lock 25, 3rd Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Gates at the Head of Lock 25, 3rd Canal
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Notes  Negative available
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420599  Negative     
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69.
(Thumbnail) Glenridge Bridge over the old Welland Canal at St Catharines (image/jpeg)
Title Glenridge Bridge over the old Welland Canal at St Catharines
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D418024  Photograph     
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(Thumbnail) A glimpse of the Old Welland Canal showing home of Lt Col [Lieutenant Colonel] Leonard on right St Catharines Ont [Ontario] (image/jpeg)
Title A glimpse of the Old Welland Canal showing home of Lt Col [Lieutenant Colonel] Leonard on right St Catharines Ont [Ontario]
Type  Still Image
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  Postcard Collection
Description  The canal is in the lower half of the image ; a flag pole flying the Union Jack (possibly) is on the right in front of Lieutenant Colonel Reuben Wells Leonard's house ; a small house is the distant background (centre) ;
Notes  Reuben Wells Leonard was a multi-faceted person ; he was an engineer, teacher, railroad engineer and philanthropist among others ; the home he built on the banks of the Old Welland Ship Canal was named Springbank ;
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D423212  Colour postcard     
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71.
(Thumbnail) Goat Island on Welland Canal, St Catharines, Ont., [Ontario] Canada (image/jpeg)
Title Goat Island on Welland Canal, St Catharines, Ont., [Ontario] Canada
Type  Still Image
Collection  Postcard Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D422712  Colour postcard     
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72.
(Thumbnail) Government Elevator and Maple Leaf Flour Mill Port Colborne Ont [Ontario] (image/jpeg)
Title Government Elevator and Maple Leaf Flour Mill Port Colborne Ont [Ontario]
Type  Still Image
Collection  Postcard Collection
  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Description  On the north shore of Lake Erie, a large lake boat is docked next to the Government Elevator (left) Maple Leaf Mill is right ;
Date  ca 1920
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D423132  Colour postcard    Linen finish R-74529 
D423132A  Colour postcard    2442N 
D423132B  Colour postcard    2442N 
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73.
(Thumbnail) Government Elevator and Maple Leaf Milling Co [Company] Port Colborne Ont [Ontario] (image/jpeg)
Title Government Elevator and Maple Leaf Milling Co [Company] Port Colborne Ont [Ontario]
Type  Still Image
Collection  Postcard Collection
  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Description  On the north shore of Lake Erie, a large lake grain boat is docked next to the Government Elevator (left) Maple Leaf Mill is right ;
Date  ca 1920
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D423134  Colour postcard     
D423134A  Colour postcard     
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74.
(Thumbnail) Harbor Port Dalhousie Ont [Ontario] (image/jpeg)
Title Harbor Port Dalhousie Ont [Ontario]
Type  Still Image
Collection  Postcard Collection
Description  The steam ship is shown approaching the dock in Port Dalhousie harbour ; ship is probably the Dalhousie City which brought tourists in from Toronto ; ship comprises two decks and had one funnel which is belching steam ; the village of Port Dalhousie is to the left ; various brick businesses with porches line the street that runs along the harbour side ; a small foot bridge (bottom centre) ;
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D423285  Colour postcard     
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75.
(Thumbnail) Hospital by the Welland Canal - Welland, Ont., ca 1918 (image/jpeg)
Title Hospital by the Welland Canal - Welland, Ont., ca 1918
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420081  Photograph     
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76.
(Thumbnail) Ice Fishing at Raimey's Bend in the Welland Canal at Port Colborne (image/jpeg)
Title Ice Fishing at Raimey's Bend in the Welland Canal at Port Colborne
Creator  Roels, Ron
Notes  The ice was 6" thick
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  January 13, 1971.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D417295  Photograph     
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77.
(Thumbnail) Inner Harbor Port Dalhousie Ont [Ontario] south-bound vessels awaiting their turn to enter Welland Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Inner Harbor Port Dalhousie Ont [Ontario] south-bound vessels awaiting their turn to enter Welland Canal
Type  Still Image
Collection  Postcard Collection
Description  At least six steam ships are waiting in the line to enter the locks of the canal ; ; a dirt road runs through the grass verge at the side of the dock ;
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D423270  Colour postcard    Bottom edge of card damaged ; 
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78.
(Thumbnail) Interlake Tissue Mills and the Old Welland Canal at the Thorold and Merritton boundary (image/jpeg)
Title Interlake Tissue Mills and the Old Welland Canal at the Thorold and Merritton boundary
Notes  Merritton, prior to amalgamating with St. Catharines, extended up to & included a portion of the Twelve Mile Creek ;
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Date  ca 1910
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D418246  Photograph     
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79.
(Thumbnail) Junction of Welland By-Pass and Old Canal at Ramey's Bend (image/jpeg)
Title Junction of Welland By-Pass and Old Canal at Ramey's Bend
Notes  Overhead view of the spot where the "old" and "new" canals meet.
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  1975.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D12019  Photograph     
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80.
(Thumbnail) Lake schooner "York" navigates the first Welland Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Lake schooner "York" navigates the first Welland Canal
Creator  Akkerman, Tony
Notes  The illustration shows the "York" passing through the first canal at Port Dalhousie circa 1840.
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  1984.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D12042  Photograph     
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81.
(Thumbnail) Landing Ship Tank USS Fairfax County (LST-1193) in the Welland Canal at the Thorold Locks (image/jpeg)
Title Landing Ship Tank USS Fairfax County (LST-1193) in the Welland Canal at the Thorold Locks
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  October, 1980.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Notes  At the time this photograph was taken it belonged to the United States Navy. As of 2011 it is in service in the Royal Australian Navy. - Note & correct identification by Lieutenant (Navy) NCM Armstrong, CD, Canadian Forces
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D418810  Photograph     
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82.
(Thumbnail) Last voyage of the Bluenose II through Welland Canal and the Great Lakes (image/jpeg)
Title Last voyage of the Bluenose II through Welland Canal and the Great Lakes
Creator  Deacon, Reg
Description  colour digital image ; location at Port Weller ;
Notes  From the personal collection of Ruth Deacon ;
Date  June 27, 1997.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D13285AH  Digital image     
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83.
(Thumbnail) Last voyage of the Bluenose II through Welland Canal and the Great Lakes (image/jpeg)
Title Last voyage of the Bluenose II through Welland Canal and the Great Lakes
Creator  Deacon, Reg
Description  colour digital image ; location at Port Weller ;
Notes  From the personal collection of Ruth Deacon ;
Date  June 27, 1997.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D13285AHB  Digital image     
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84.
(Thumbnail) Last voyage of the Bluenose II through Welland Canal and the Great Lakes close-up of main mast (image/jpeg)
Title Last voyage of the Bluenose II through Welland Canal and the Great Lakes close-up of main mast
Creator  Deacon, Reg
Description  colour digital image ; location at Port Weller ;
Notes  From the personal collection of Ruth Deacon ;
Date  June 27, 1997.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D13285AHC  Digital image     
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85.
(Thumbnail) Last voyage of the Bluenose II through Welland Canal and the Great Lakes -close-up of rigging (image/jpeg)
Title Last voyage of the Bluenose II through Welland Canal and the Great Lakes -close-up of rigging
Creator  Deacon, Reg
Description  colour digital image ; location at Port Weller ;
Notes  From the personal collection of Ruth Deacon ;
Date  June 27, 1997.
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D13285AHA  Digital image     
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86.
(Thumbnail) Lift Bridges over the Welland Ship Canal, Port Colborne, Ontario (image/jpeg)
Title Lift Bridges over the Welland Ship Canal, Port Colborne, Ontario
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Notes  Negative available
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420224  Photograph     
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87.
(Thumbnail) Lock 2 at Twelve Mile Creek showing the Bridge over the 2nd Welland Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Lock 2 at Twelve Mile Creek showing the Bridge over the 2nd Welland Canal
Notes  Original in poor condition
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Date  ca 1905
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D418232  Photograph     
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88.
(Thumbnail) Lock 3 of the second Welland Canal (image/jpeg)
Title Lock 3 of the second Welland Canal
Notes  Looking eastward. The 2 tall concrete towers were said to be the tallest in the world at the time. The buildings beyond the towers on the horizon are the back of St. Paul St. in St. Catharines
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  ca 1900
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D418086  Photograph     
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89.
(Thumbnail) Lock Gates Opening, Welland Ship Canal, Canada (image/jpeg)
Title Lock Gates Opening, Welland Ship Canal, Canada
Collection  Postcard Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D10518  Postcard     
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90.
(Thumbnail)  Lock One of the old Welland Ship Canal in Port Dalhousie (image/jpeg)
Title  Lock One of the old Welland Ship Canal in Port Dalhousie
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D417369  Photograph     
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91.
(Thumbnail)  Lock One of the old Welland Ship Canal in Port Dalhousie (image/jpeg)
Title  Lock One of the old Welland Ship Canal in Port Dalhousie
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Notes  Photograph from a stereograph
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D417424  Photograph     
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92.
(Thumbnail)  Lock One of the old Welland Ship Canal in Port Dalhousie (image/jpeg)
Title  Lock One of the old Welland Ship Canal in Port Dalhousie
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D417329  Black and white photograph     
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93.
(Thumbnail) Locks 4, 5, & 6 at Thorold, Ontario, Canada (image/jpeg)
Title Locks 4, 5, & 6 at Thorold, Ontario, Canada
Creator  Oakman, H.
Collection  Postcard Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D418791  Postcard     
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94.
(Thumbnail) Locks 4, 5, 6 at Thorold, Ontario, Canada (image/jpeg)
Title Locks 4, 5, 6 at Thorold, Ontario, Canada
Creator  Oakman, Harry R, attributed to
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Notes  The St. Lawrence Seaway in the broadest sense, is a huge water-way extending 2,3000 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the head of the Great Lakes in the heart of North America. The air view shows boats locking through the only triple flight locks in the system. The total lift on the Welland Canal section is 326 feet and ships virtually "climb a mountain."
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D504969  Colour postcard     
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95.
(Thumbnail) Looking east on the Old Welland Canal St Catharines Ont [Ontario] (image/jpeg)
Title Looking east on the Old Welland Canal St Catharines Ont [Ontario]
Type  Still Image
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  Postcard Collection
Description  Factories in background right and centre ; canal in foreground ; bridge in background right ;
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D423222  Colour postcard     
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96.
(Thumbnail) Maple Leaf Flour Mill Port Colborne Ontario (image/jpeg)
Title Maple Leaf Flour Mill Port Colborne Ontario
Type  Still Image
Collection  Postcard Collection
  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Description  On the north shore of Lake Erie, a large lake grain boat is docked on the near side of the first building ; smaller buildings line the bank of the canal and larger ones in background ;
Notes  Built 1910 destroyed by fire in 1960 ; rebuilt on a smaller scale in the sixties ;
Date  ca 1920
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D423135  Colour postcard     
D423135A  Colour postcard     
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97.
(Thumbnail) Maple Leaf Mill, Government Elevator & Niagara Grain & Feed Co [Company] Port Colborne Canada (image/jpeg)
Title Maple Leaf Mill, Government Elevator & Niagara Grain & Feed Co [Company] Port Colborne Canada
Type  Still Image
Collection  Postcard Collection
  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Description  On the north shore of Lake Erie, from L-R Maple leaf Mills, Government Elevator, Niagara Grain & Feed, canal running through centre of image and railway tracks to the left ;
Date  ca 1920
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D423131  Colour postcard     
D423131A  Colour postcard     
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98.
(Thumbnail) Maple Leaf Rubber Co [Company] Port Dalhousie Ont [Ontario] (image/jpeg)
Title Maple Leaf Rubber Co [Company] Port Dalhousie Ont [Ontario]
Type  Still Image
Collection  Postcard Collection
Description  Maple Leaf Rubber factory situated on the banks of the Welland Canal at Port Dalhousie ;the building comprises two separate buildings ; the building in the background is red brick, four stories high with many windows ; there is a cupola type structure on top of the flat roof ; the red brick building in the foreground is also four stories high but much smaller than the other one ; the building has a sign " Maple Leaf Rubber Co" running between windows on the second and third floor ; the Canal runs in front of the buildings ; houses can be seen in the background left ;
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D423262  Colour postcard     
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99.
(Thumbnail) Maureen McTeer wife of Joe Clark Prime Minister of Canada at Port Weller Drydock (image/jpeg)
Title Maureen McTeer wife of Joe Clark Prime Minister of Canada at Port Weller Drydock
Creator  Roels, Ron
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
Date  December, 1979.
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D417528  Photograph     
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100.
(Thumbnail) Merritt Park on the other side of the Welland Canal - Welland, Ontario, ca 1918 (image/jpeg)
Title Merritt Park on the other side of the Welland Canal - Welland, Ontario, ca 1918
Collection  Francis J. Petrie Collection
  Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D420124  Photograph     
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