Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | March 2, 2017

Photographs of Water Street, Cornwall.


Water and York Street looking west, 1972.

The following photographs were taken in 1972 before the Canal was filled in.  They were donated to the Archives at the Cornwall Community Museum in 2008.

scan0012Water Street looking east from York towards Gordon Refrigeration, housed in the former St. Lawrence Brewery.


Water Street just before Pitt St.Piscan0014

Water Street looking east to Pitt with the Fiesta Room in the background.


Water and Augustus Streets, 1972, looking east.


Halliwells at the corner of Water and Sydney Streets, Cornwall, 1972.scan0017

Amelia and Water Streets looking west toward Horovitz Park, 1972.  The old swimming pool is in the far left.


Water at Amelia Street looking east, 1972.  The Cornwall Community Arena is in the background.


An early 1970s photograph of the Cornwall Canal and Water Street taken from the Seaway International Bridge.


Water and Sydney Streets, sometime in the 1930s showing a streetcar operated by Cornwall Street Railway.  This photograph was donated to the Archives of the Cornwall Community Museum by Cornwall Electric.  It is just one of hundreds from this collection available for viewing at the museum.



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