Book of Levels
- CA BWGPL AR-2017-07-24-02
This notebook contains the levels taken and noted by Dave Sutherland for the Holland Marsh Reclamation Scheme. The second page states, "Holland Marsh reclamation scheme commencing at west side of Holland River going S.W. across marsh Feb 15/24."
Book of Levels - Inside View
- CA BWGPL AR-2017-07-24-02-2018-08-09-01
This notebook contains the levels taken and noted by Dave Sutherland for the Holland Marsh Reclamation Scheme. The second page (as seen in this image) states, "Holland Marsh reclamation scheme commencing at west side of Holland River going S.W. ac...
Bridge over Holland River
- CA BWGPL LHC-TownBWG-Muni-BWGCol-2016-10-28-16
Heading into Bradford over the Holland River, looking west.
Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library
Bridge should be replaced, Bradford engineer says
- CA BWGPL LHC-Arti-2017-05-07-02
Article featuring Ernst Heinrichs, engineer, and his proposal to the town council on the Holland River bridge's replacement needs. At the time, the bridge was 34 years old and had shifted two feet from its original position.
Elusive bottom slows rail bridge
- CA BWGPL LHC-Tpor-2016-12-14-01
"Since last July, a 10-man construction crew from the Canadian National Railways has been installing a new railway trestle across the Holland River, on the boundry [sic] of Simcoe county and the Region of York. The new steel trestle will extend 27...
Finally! Schomberg river dredge is launched
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26766
"The Schomberg River dredge was finally launched last Tuesday after an abortive effort the day before. The ponderous machine, built by Louis Devald, slid slowly into the water near Wanda Street, and to the relief of everybody it not only floated, ...
George Atkinson Ice Death
- CA BWGPL LHC-Dis-Accid-2018-06-12-06
Newspaper article from the Toronto Star dated January 25th, 1933. Details the death of George Atkinson, Principal at the time of Bradford Public School.
Luanne Campbell Edwards
Holland River Bridge
- CA BWGPL LHC-BraPh-2016-12-19-11
Photograph of the Holland River Bridge in 1920. The boat in the centre of the photograph are the hay-cutters of the Holland Marsh on the boat they would use to transport their daily work. This was prior to the marsh's drainage. Horses were transpo...
Holland River or Schomberg River?
- CA BWGPL LHC-TownBWG-Arti-PH12736
An editorial disputing the claim that the river flowing through Bradford is actually called the Schomberg River. The common name for the river in Bradford is the Holland River. Article appeared on page one and six of the newspaper.
Keuffel and Esser Level
- CA BWGPL AR-2018-08-13-05
- c. 1925
A Keuffel & Esser level that was used for activities such as surveying. It was originally owned by Professor William H. Day, who was integral to the Holland Marsh Drainage Scheme's beginnings. The survey of the marsh determined the elevation of t...
Professor William H. Day