Great Western Railway Yards


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Great Western Railway Yards
Date: 1875
Type(s): Photograph
Physical Description: b&w; 25x20 cm; reproduction c. 1965
Identifier(s): Acc. No. 13-012, Box 11, 3527 PP
Acc. No. 08-022; 36
Source: Walkerville Times Collection
Notes: Great Western Railway Yards looking west; have 2 copies; "Railway years 1870s - Windsor - note three rails for narrow and wide gauge railroad - opposite Town Hall at foot of MacDougall Street"; the old city hall (tallest building, top left) was on Sandwich St. (now Riverside Drive) between Windsor Avenue and McDougall St.; it was built in 1856 and used as the city hall until 1904; it was demolished in 1968; note also the cattle yards.
Subject(s): Railways
Railway Workers
Great Western Railway (Windsor)
City Hall, First (Windsor)
Sandwich Street (Windsor)
Docks
Railway Yards
Government Buildings
Cattle Yards
Cattle Farming
Place(s): Windsor (Ontario)
Rights: Public Domain
Repository: University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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