Holland Landing freight shed fire
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Fire-2016-11-16-06
"The G.T.R. freight sheds at Holland Landing narrowly escaped being consumed by fire at 12 o'clock on Saturday [April 29th]. After doing about $100 damage to the roof the fire got under control. The fire is supposed to have been caused by a passin...
Looking Back Over the Century - Holland Landing
- CA BWGPL LHC-CanCen-2017-03-22-22
The Bradford Witness decided to release a series of articles from local townspeople on the history of certain events in Bradford and West Gwillimbury's time. This week, the history of Holland Landing is the topic.
Newmarket Metropolitan Railway
- CA BWGPL LHC-Tpor-2016-11-17-04-2016-11-17-03
The Metropolitan railway was a streetcar project which was to extend up to Bond Head through Bradford. Newspapers reported in 1900 that citizens would welcome this track through the towns, although it was a costly endeavour:
"The residents of the ...
Newmarket canal - Hurrah for the Canal
- CA BWGPL LHC-SCom-2017-03-31-01
:Judging from the above heading which preceded a local item in the Era of last week, what a time there will be in Newmarket when the Trent Valley Canal branch (so called) is completed through to that town from the Holland River. A gentleman who ha...