31 PHOTOGRAPHS FOUND (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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ALGOMA CENTRAL RAILWAY Diesel locomotive rolls into yard at Oba. Water tank at right is now obsolete. Steam locomotives are on sidings at the end of the line" or cut up in steel mills.
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Cairn built on the fireplace of his cabin bears brass plate in memory of William Henry Drummond, habitant poet. It was unveiled June 6, 1933, by the Earl of Bessborough, Governor-General. Standing beside it is Frank Todd of Cobalt, who knew him. Drummond himself lent a hand in diggings (right) at old Drummond Mine. He lived at mine two years before his death in 1907. [Note this is the old mine photo]
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As bundle-carrying passengers walk along the cinder platfrom, Algoma Central train pulls out of Canyon station, heading through rugged grandeur toward Hearst. Station is typical barn-red, clapboard structure, strictly utilitarian.
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Robert M. ELLIOT Mining Exec. He's a Member---Clancy Dooley of Trafalgar, champion Kerry Blue, is a full-fledged member of Prospectors and Developers Association. Royal York Hotel, which normally forbids dogs above main lobby, broke precedent to permit Clancy upstairs to attend sessions on convention floor. With him is his master, R. M. Elliot, Toronto mining man.
These photographs and captions are unaltered documents. In some cases, they contain outdated language that may be offensive. In order to preserve their historical authenticity, they have not been edited.
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The images in this living archive were scanned from prints and negatives used in The Globe and Mail newsroom from the late 19th century until the transition to digital in the 1990s. With the Archive of Modern Conflict, more than 100,000 prints from The Globe and Mail newsroom have been digitized. New photographs, and their hand-transcribed notes, are added to the subscriber-only feature each week.