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Steve Peters & Don Cosens: Cameron Photographic Collection part 1 of 2

Historians Steve Peters and Don Cosens discuss the Ian Cameron photographic collection of 19th century St. Thomas.1994.

Courtest of Elgin County Archives

1952 Elgin County Centennial Pageant

Film reel of Elgin County's Centennial Pageant which took place at Athletic Park in St. Thomas in August of 1952.

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Elgin County Pioneer Museum 30th Anniversary 1987

An Allview cable program on the 30th Anniversary of the Elgin County Pioneer Museum in St. Thomas.

Elgin History Vignette #3 - WW1 Bomb Plot, CASO Station, St Thomas, Ontario

On July 4th 1915 the CASO railway station in St. Thomas, Ontario was the intended target of a bomb attack. Learn how close St. Thomas came to being on the front lines of the First World War.

Elgin History Vignette #4 - Dell Henderson, Prince of Comedy

St. Thomas native and motion picture pioneer Dell Henderson was an actor, writer and director in the earliest days of the movies.

Elgin History Vignette #5 - 1887 Rail Disaster

On July 15th 1887 a London & Port Stanley Railway train collided with a Michigan Central Railroad train at the diamond at Centre and Moore Streets in St. Thomas, Ontario.

History of Talbot St. St. Thomas 1 of 2 - Local History with George Thorman with Guest Don Cosens

Local History with George Thorman with Guest Don Cosens part 1 of 2

History of Talbot St. St. Thomas 2 of 2 - Local History With George Thorman Guest: Don Cosens

Local History with George Thorman with Guest Don Cosens part 2 of 2