Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | July 23, 2015

Cornwall – Photographs of the Week. Cornwall Street Railway.


Cornwall Street Railway Line and Repair Crew, May 25, 1951.

Front row, left to right:  Leonard Migneault, Keith Bookout, Don Silmser, Frank Crites, John Gurnam, Donald Masson, Emile Chartrand, Fred Bonneville.

Back row:  Oscar Bergeron, George Fletcher, Gerry Cleroux, Carl Hiscock, Dan Maloney, Bob McKeegan, John Chartrand, Henry Blanchard, Art Runions, Bruce Antoine.  Photograph from the Cornwall Electric Collection.scan0039


Pitt and 2nd Streets looking east, circa 1920.  The building in the centre was originally built for the Sterling Bank of Canada, it is now Pommier Jeweler’s Parking Lot.scan0041

Photograph from the Cornwall Electric Collection.

Henry Blanchard and Len Migneault, Cornwall Street Railway, January 31, 1955.scan0040


Photograph from the Cornwall Street Railway Collection.


Pitt and 2nd Streets looking west, circa 1940.


Pitt street looking north from 2nd, from the Seaway Building, late 1950s.

A Cornwall Street Railway trolley car in front of the Seaway Building.scan0045


Cornwall Street Railway trolley cars in front of Courtaulds Canada.


The railway line to the Canada Steamship Lines’ depot on Water Street.

All of these photographs are from the Cornwall Street Railway Collection kindly donated to the Cornwall Community Museum by Cornwall Electric.  The collection may be viewed by visiting the museum.


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