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Black and white photographic print of the Main Street Bridge across the second Welland Canal, c. 1870.

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Colourized photographic print of a bird's eye view of Downtown Welland looking East, undated.

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Black and white photographic print of a View of South Main Street and Aqueduct Street looking south, and a swing bridge at Division Street over the Third Canal (before the Alexandra Bridge was built) c. 1902.

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Black and white reproduction of an illustration by David Low. Shows East Main Street Bridge over the Canal, c. 1960.

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Black and white photograph of a baggage car at the Welland Canal Bridge 15 swing bridge, c. 1929. Engine 8419 of the New York Central lines broke away from the cars and went into the canal leaving this car hanging several feet over the edge.

An article from the August 15, 1929 edition of the Welland Tribune about a crashed train engine finally being removed from the Welland Canal the day before on August 14. The crash had happened on June 28, and it took multiple attempts to remove it.

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Two black and white photographic prints of Engine 8419 of the New York Central lines freshly removed from the Welland Canal, c. August 1929.

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Black and white photographic print showing an attempt to remove the New York Central train engine from the Welland Canal, c. 1929. It's unclear if this is from an earlier unsuccessful attempt or the attempt on August 14, 1929 which lifted the engine…

Newspaper clipping from the Welland Tribune, c. 1959, showing the NS&T (Niagara, St. Catharines and Toronto) train crossing the swing bridge in Thorold. The last run for the NS&T was March 28, 1959, and it was the last interurban electric railway…

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Black and white photograph showing the Alexandra Bridge bedecked for the Old Boys Reunion, Aug 7-9, 1906.
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