Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

Showing 16 results Archival description

16 results with digital objects Show results with digital objects

1959 Fire - Bradford Fire Department

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26793
  • Item
  • 1959-02

"This week's photo, courtesy of the Bradford Fire Department, depicts the fire in February of 1959 which destroyed a large block of the downtown section, from Evans and Evans to the police department. The fire swept through several businesses, unp...

George Jackson

Before the 1959 Fire

  • CA BWGPL LHC-TownBWG-Stre-2016-11-04-12
  • Item
  • 1980-01-23

An undated photo found in the Bradford Witness of Holland Street prior to the 1959 fire which destroyed some of these businesses. The two buildings on the left of the photo were damaged by fire, with the far left one completely destroyed.

Bradford Witness

Blaze destroys apartment

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Fire-2016-08-05-01
  • Item
  • 1977-01-26

"No cause has yet been determined for a stubborn blaze which broke out in a house at 16 John Street East in Bradford last Tuesday. The Bradford Fire Department was called out at about 4 pm to quell the blaze which broke out in a back apartment, oc...

Bradford Witness

Bradford Firemen Did Tremendous Service

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Fire-PH25312-2017-03-30-04
  • Part
  • 1959-02-18

"While not disparaging the splendid service and fine co-operation of the firemen from neighbouring municipalities, in the battle to save Bradford from more extensive damage from fire last Wednesday, the brunt of the long hours of the fight, and th...

Bradford Witness

Bradford Firemen to Meet Friday Evening

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Fire-2016-11-02-07
  • Item
  • 1948-09-22

"The new fire alarm siren has been installed and some time Friday evening an alarm will be sounded to test the system and also the response of the firemen to the new alarm. The brigade will hold a meeting during the evening to discuss general busi...

Bradford Witness

Building Plans and Fire Losses Estimated

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Fire-PH25312-2017-03-30-02
  • Part
  • 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

Fire Alarm Doesn't Alarm

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Fire-2016-11-02-06
  • Item
  • 1948-06-02

"Bradford's fire siren apparently is not in working order, and the old bell, which used to cause a big alarm, now gives only a faint tinkle, and the few who do hear it, hear so little they are seldom sure just what they head. all in all, our fire ...

Bradford Witness

Fire Destroys Barn on Stoddart Farm

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Fire-2016-12-14-06
  • Item
  • 1964-09-02

"When the fire alarm sounded at 4.30 o'clock on Monday afternoon, the billowing smoke at the top of the hill in town confused, giving the impression that the fire was closer and presenting rather an alarming picture. However, when the fire-fightin...

Bradford Witness

Holland Landing freight shed fire

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Fire-2016-11-16-06
  • Item
  • 1900-05-03

"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...

Bradford Witness

Results 1 to 10 of 16