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Local History Snapshot: World War One soldiers

Local History Snapshot: World War One soldiers

This week’s Local History Snapshot is a photo of a group of soldiers at the train station from World War 1. The photo is from the L.R. Wilson Heritage Research Archives. On August 8, 1918, the Battle of Amiens began, the start of an Allied Offensive which would go on to exhaust the resources of the […]

Local History Snapshot: Welland Trolley

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Local History Snapshot: Welland Trolley

This week’s Local History Snapshot is  from the Welland Museum  of the Welland Trolley in the early 1900s.

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Local History Snapshot: Erie Shoe Company

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Local History Snapshot: Erie Shoe Company

This week’s Local History Snapshot is from the L.R. Wilson Heritage Research Archives. The photo shows workers gather outside for a photo in front of the Erie Shoe Company building at 64 Union Street, on the corner of Elm Street, in the late 1920s or 1930s.

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Local History Snapshot: NS & T Railway

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Local History Snapshot: NS & T Railway

This week’s Local History Snapshot is of the NS & T Railway operating in Welland around the 1950s. The photo came from the Welland Museum.

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Local History Snapshot: Junior Firemen Bugle Band

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Local History Snapshot: Junior Firemen Bugle Band

This week’s Local History Snapshot comes from L.R. Wilson Heritage Research Archives. It is an undated photo of the Junior Firemen Bugle Band of Port Colborne. Perhaps some of our readers know more details and would like to share.

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Local History Snapshot: Lincoln Bridge construction

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Local History Snapshot: Lincoln Bridge construction

This week’s Local History Snapshot is from the Welland Museum. It was taken November 5, 1925: showing excavation and concrete work for the Lincoln Street Bridge.

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