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Building Plans and Fire Losses Estimated

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  • 1959-02-18

"Owners of businesses destroyed in last Wednesday's fire are making arrangements to carry on business in temporary quarters and are planning a building program. According to present plans, a fine new business block will rise this year on the site ...

Bradford Witness

Cameras, action on streets of Bradford

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  • 1994-10-19

"For those of you wondering about the new real estate office, bank and newspaper in town, (and why they're already gone), worry no longer. The film's been shot, the sets have been struck and the actors have all gone home. But for three days last w...

Mark Nesbitt

Canadian Bank of Commerce

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  • 1968

Located on Holland St. at the corner of Barrie St. This building was originally a hotel (Central Hotel, Uneeda Hotel and in 1900 the H. Hulse Hotel). In 1951 the bank was held up by the Boyd Gang which had robbed a number of banks in the Toronto ...

Canadian Bank of Commerce

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  • 1959

The Canadian Bank of Commerce prior to the 1959 fire on Holland Street West. This building was saved due to its fire wall on the left of the photograph.

Tweedsmuir History

Centennial Parade Carriage Ride

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  • 1957-08

Photograph of a carriage driving down Holland Street as part of the Bradford Centennial parade in 1957.

Central Hotel

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The Central Hotel, run by Peter Holt. Later, it was converted to the Bank of Commerce. Now, it is a convenience store. Notice that the writing on the photograph labels Holland Street West as Main Street

Lew Campbell

Charles W. Lundy - Carriage and Wagon Maker

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  • 1854-09-27

Advertisement for Charles W. Lundy's Wagon & Carriage making services at the black of Thomas Driffill's blacksmith shop.

Bradford Chronicle

Construction Workers Unearthing Simcoe County's Past

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  • 1986-11-05

"Construction crews working on Holland Street West uncovered a bit of history last week. According to several workers at the road reconstruction site, several large timber-like beams were unearthed from about six feet below the present surface of ...

Bradford Weekly

D.G. Bevan Insurance Brokers, Ltd.

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  • 1989-1992

The building of the D.G. Bevan Insurance Brokers, Ltd. at 61 Holland Street West. This building currently houses the Hearing Sciences Audiology and Hearing Aid Centre. It was built in the 1880s by Mark Scanlon Jr., son of the one of the town found...

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Dimock's Garage

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  • 1931

This building is near or is where the Royal Bank is now located on Holland St. From the Bradford Witness: "Dimock's Garage was an important business in Bradford in the early 1930's when this photo was taken. Harold Iceton, who submitted the photo...

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