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  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26983
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  • 1975-05-28

"Somewhere in Bradford there is an unidentified man who may have saved the lives of a CNR railway crew on board a southbound freight train that plunged off the line and did over $1 million damage behind Hardee Farms during the storm last Wednesday...

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Well-Known Landmarks At Bond Head

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26944
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  • 1976

"Best known landmark in Bond Head is the Anglican church at the top of the hill where the driving sheds used to shelter the horses and buggies of church members until a few decades ago still may be seen. In the lower photograph, a simple cairn mar...

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William L. Campbell Obituary

  • CA BWGPL VS-1900-2018-06-12-03
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  • 1947

Obituary for William L. Campbell in a 1948 edition of the Bradford Witness. He passed in 1948.

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Wintario winner

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27020
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  • 1975

"A happy Bathurst St. resident recently won $1,000 in the Wintario Lottery. Ladislaw [Walter] Dyrda, who has lived in Bradford 26 years, won the money with a ticket he purchased at Davis Pharmacy. Mr. Dyrda, an employee at Sterling Drugs in Aurora...

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Winter damage

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26954
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  • 1975-04-09

"Miraculously, the driver of this truck survived. The flat bed tractor trailer had been carrying a load of steel south on Highway 400 when just south of the Highway 88 intersection it spun around and overturned in the west ditch facing northward. ...

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a colorful pageant

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26747
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  • 1977-11-09

"The Harvest Queen contestants posed in their ethnic costumes Sunday at the Ukrainian Cultural Centre. From left: Christine Jolivel, Debbie Langley, Fil Moniz, Stella Balon, Harvest Queen Karen Brinkos, Penny Ackerman, Michele Wierenga, Debbie Rif...

George Jackson

dePeuter draw

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26746
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  • 1977-11-09

"Clarence Ritchie (left) of 69 Frederick Street, Bradford, accepts tickets for a trip for two to Mexico from Lawrence de Peuter, owner of DePeuter Interiors. Mr. Ritchie and his wife were the winners in the third annual draw sponsored by DePeuter ...

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