Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | February 8, 2016

Photograph of the Week “Olde Tymne” winter in Cornwall.

 

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Remember Winter and snow?  So far this year has been an exception as these photographs will show.

Dorothy and Ruth Shanette in front of the Cornwall bus in Morrisburg, early 1940s.

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Lower Pitt Street after a snowstorm in 1900, photograph by Thomas Lafleur.

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An early 20th century snowbank on Pitt Street.  Brault & MacDonald occupied the building show before World War I.  This partnership later became Brault & Fagan.  A. & P. occupied the building fro 1937 until 1972, when David Hertz added a new facade and opened Ford’s Credit Jewellers.  It subsequently became Freeman Sport’n’Print and is now Truffle’s Burger Bar.

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A Cornwall Electric Street Railway Car making its way through a snow-packed Pitt St., 1901.

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Pitt and 2nd Street, December 29, 1966.  The King George Hotel is on the right.

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Facing the 1966 blizzard.

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Cleaning-up after the December 1966 blizzard.

These are just a small example of the thousands of photographs in the archives at the Cornwall Community Museum, available for viewing.

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