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Postcard; James Street Incline Railway, Hamilton, Ont., Canada


Description
Media Type:
Image
Text
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A postcard of the H & B Incline Railway in Hamilton, Ontario written and sent by Albert Burgin to his uncle, Walker Smith.

Page 2 shows the verso of the card.
Inscriptions:
Front: James Street Incline Railway, Hamilton, Ont., Canada ; H & B Incline Railway ; 108447 JV.

Verso: Post Card ; Famous throughout the world ; ..?..& Sons.

The post office stamp reads: Hamilton Ont. 1912, Oct. 22 9:30 AM and the stamp is a one cent stamp with the image of King George V.

Addressed to Mr. Walker Smith, Palermo, Ontario.

Message: Oct 21/12, Dear Uncle Walker, Weather permitting I am thinking of taking a run out saturday afternoon on the 2-10 car that is if Mrs. Smith is feeliing well enough for company hoping all are well Albert Burgin
Date Of Event:
October 22, 1912
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
John Walker Smith, b. August 31, 1854 in Palermo, Married Victoria Keturah Inglehart on October 26, 1881 and died in Palermo on August 28, 1858 ; Albert Burgin
Local identifier:
TTLVP000250
Collection:
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.43341 Longitude: -79.78293
Recommended Citation:
Postcard; James Street Incline Railway, Hamilton, Ont., Canada
Contact
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Email
WWW address

Trafalgar Township Historical Society Sponsor: Jeff Knoll, Local & Regional Councillor for Oakville Ward 5 – Town of Oakville/Regional Municipality of Halton
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Postcard; James Street Incline Railway, Hamilton, Ont., Canada


A postcard of the H & B Incline Railway in Hamilton, Ontario written and sent by Albert Burgin to his uncle, Walker Smith.

Page 2 shows the verso of the card.