Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Case Dealer

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  • 1977

This building was owned and operated by Frank Allan and his son. They supplied Farm, Garden and Agricultural equipment to Bradford. The eagle sitting on a globe statue out front was a local landmark and symbolized that Case equipment was used ar...

Fuller, Tom MP3

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An interview with Mr. Tom Fuller discussing old farming artifacts. This is the second part of an interview between Tom Fuller and George Jackson.

Tom Fuller

G.T.R. Electric Head Lights

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  • 1900-07-26

"The Grand Trunk Railway have made an important innovation by installing their passenger train locomotives with a electric light equipment. One of the large type of passenger locomotive constructed at the Point St. Charles works of this company ha...

Bradford Witness

Keuffel and Esser Level

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  • 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

New G.T.R. Coaches

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  • 1900-03-01

"The Grand trunk have added another lot of five handsomely built first class coaches to their already up-to-date equipment. Already during the past year some fifty of these modern cars have been built and placed in service, taking the place of som...

Bradford Witness

Public Works Trucks

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  • 1989-08-12

Trucks outside of the Public Works garage on the same land as the new Administrative Building for the Township of West Gwillimbury, opened on August 12, 1989. The building was designed by architect R. Myles Allison from Barrie, and replaces the o...

Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury

Soldier's Holdall

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  • 1916

This item is believed to be a “Holdall,” which would have been used during World War One to keep items together. Holdalls would contain various items needed for personal use and hygiene such as utensils, comb. sewing kit ("Housewife"), shaving equ...

Government of Canada

Storage Box for Professor Day's Level

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  • c. 1925

Ae box for an instrument, a Keuffel & Esser level. Part of a collection of Professor William H. Day's work equipment, donated by Joe Saint. Both the case and level were originally owned by Professor William H. Day, who was integral to the Hollan...

Professor William H. Day