157 PHOTOGRAPHS FOUND (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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FERRY To be replaced by bridge from Tyendinaga Indian reserve at Deseronto to Prince Edward County, double ended car carrier has been crossing three-quarter-mile gap for over 80 years.
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FOLEYET Flood waters played havoc with the Canadian National Railway's main line into Foleyet. Upturned boxcars like these are a typical sight in the area. At one point to the west of Foleyet railway workers reported finding a washout beneath tracks that was about 40 feet deep and more than 120 feet long.
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FOLYET Train was cut off in Foleyet when flood waters cut the CNR line between North Bay and Port Arthur in several places. In circle is steel bridge, almost submerged, and banked high with floating logs.
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CHRISTMAS CARDS Manufacturers and retailers report Christmas card sales are up from last year. [Customers browse for Christmas card in Simpson's Queen Street store.]
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Donald MACDONALD Ottawa. Politician Finance Minister Donald Macdonald adjusts the padding for his Santa Claus role on the CBC radio program As It Happens. He appeared as a mystery Guest on a show taped for broadcast on Christmas Eve.
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 In some cases, they contain outdated language that may be offensive.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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