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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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Local History Snapshot: Inco Refinery Worker

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Local History Snapshot: Inco Refinery Worker

This week’s Local History Snapshot is a photo of a worker at Inco in Port Colborne from the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum . Port Colborne is celebrating 100 years of Inco in Port Colborne, this weekend the Vale Centre and the Vale refinery will be holding Vale Day events to celebrate this milestone.

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Local History Snapshot: Welland Ship Canal Excavation 1930

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Local History Snapshot: Welland Ship Canal Excavation 1930

This week’s Local History Snapshot is of Welland Ship Canal excavation looking northeast in 1930 from the Welland Museum.

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