Tag Archives: Canada

Champlain’s Monument, Dufferin Terrace, Quebec City, Quebec

This image shows the imposing Champlain’s Monument as it overlooks the waterfront of Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

The Photogelatine Engraving Co., Ltd. Toronto

There is no description on the back of this card.

The monument is to Samuel de Champlain,  the founder of New France and Quebec City in 1608. He holds a place and stature in Canadian history, and particularly French Acadian history, as the Father of New France.

This postcard was used and likely dates from the 1940s.

Road Entrance, Blue Water Bridge, Point Edward, Ontario

This image shows the main administrative building for the entrance to the Blue Water Bridge, located between Point Edward, Ontario and Port Huron, Michigan.

The Photogelatine Engraving Co., Limited, Ottawa

There is no description on the back of this card. The legend on the front states:

Driveway Entrance to Blue Water International Bridge, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada.

–The Blue Water Bridge is a now dual span bridge that was completed in 1938, with the second bridge being built alongside in 1997.

This image likely dates from the 1940s.

Blue Water Bridge, Point Edward, Ontario

This image shows the road deck and truss design of the Blue Water Bridge, which links the cities of Port Huron, Michigan and Point Edward, Ontario.

PE Co, Ottawa

There is no description on the back of this card. The legend on the front states:

Blue Water Bridge over St. Clair River at Point Edward, near Sarnia, Ontario, Canada  — 29

–This card is typical of many in this collection, as it is a photograph which has been manually colored for printing, as well as having some artistic work done in the background to enhance the sky.

The car visible in the image indicates this is likely from the 1940s.