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Truro (Colchester County, N.S.) With digital objects
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Train Stopping Device - Invention/2

Original technical drawing of a Train Stopping Device, invented by Winthrop Bishop. Shows details of Figures 5, 16 & 17. Drawn in 1916 by George Mosher, Attorney, and stamped on back by the US Patent Office, Nov. 1, 1916.

  • 2019.1.28
  • Crane - Tinsmith's Cutter

    Technical drawing (blueprint) of a crane - tinsmith's cutter, showing pullies, wheels, construction and measurements. This drawing was found unsigned in the collection, but it is assumed to be by George Mosher.

  • 2019.1.4
  • Plan Showing Arc Street Lights in Truro, 1900

    • Item
    • 1900

    Original hand drawn map of downtown Truro, 1900, labelled with red dots to indicate present location of arc street lights - 48 in all. Red circles indicate I.C.R. (Intercolonial Railway) lights. Shows Salmon River and part of the railway through T...

  • 2019.7.1
  • Honor Roll, Immanuel Baptist Church, Truro, NS

    • Item
    • [after 1920]

    Two original Honor Rolls with names written in ink by hand of those Members of Immanuel Baptist Church (Truro, NS) and Congregation Fighting in the Cause of Liberty and Justice (WWI), God Save the King.

  • 2019.28.1 and 2019.28.2
  • Spring/Summer 1889 Hat Collection

    • Item
    • 1889

    An original reproduction color poster produced by J. F. Blanchard & Co. of Truro, NS in 1889. Features the styles of hats available for the spring and summer season.

  • 91.62.2 and 2010.55.1
  • North Colchester Railway Plan, 1890

    • Item
    • 1890

    Map of North Colchester County, NS, showing proposed railway plan. Also includes existing Intercolonial Railway, Pictou Branch, Short Line through Tatamagouche, county towns, some waterways and roads. Surveyed by D. Murphy, Provincial Engineer, 1890.

  • 2001.11.2
  • Science School Building, Truro, NS, 1900, sheet 2

    • Item
    • 1900

    Blueprint copy of the architectural plans of the present day Colchester Museum and Archives, once known as the Science Building of the Normal School (building next door). Original plan designed and drawn in May 1900 by Elliott & Hopson, Archit...

  • 2019.22.2
  • 2012.6.19a

    This item is a black and white photographic print of Sergeant J. D. L. Fulton in military uniform, saluting beside a car.

  • 2012.6.19a
  • Residence, Truro N.S. for Frank Stanfield Esq.

    • Collection
    • 1903

    Architectural drawings for residence at 38 Dominion Street, Truro, NS.Built in 1903, this 2.5 story wood frame structure was designed by E. D. Vernon. It is an excellent example of the Queen Anne Style with many classical details including bays, g...

  • 87.2.2 to 87.2.9
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