Place Published: St. Catharines
Publisher: City of St. Catharines
Date Published: 1901
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Soft Cover
First edition. Size 6" X 8.5", Soft Cover, rebound spine, new end papers. 114pp + index. Paper repairs done internally and generally in good to very good condition. Rodman Hall, residence of T.R. Merritt "Annual Report of the St. Catharines Board of Trade for the year 1900."(St. Catharines Ont. 1901), facing p.114 (should be facing 112pp).
Great historical reference loaded with history and photos of buildings and infrastructure, fold out map of Rail lines, List of City Council and all elected trustees, profiles and photos for Banks, Schools, Hotels, Manufacturing and Farmers Market.
Some companies profiled include: Welland Vale Works, Whitman & Barnes Mfg. Co., Canada Knife Works, The Co-operative Cycle and Motor Company (early motor cycles and cars) McKinnon Dash and Metal Works Co. Limited, The Maple Leaf Rubber Company, Taylor & Bates Brewery. Companies profiled in the report list the officers and directors, date established, location and short company history, many are pictured. There are also pictures of prominent people and residences, churches and public buildings. Several page history of the Welland Canal, Niagara St. Catharines railway, St. Catharines military history listing commanding officers. There is also a section to profile leading mercantile establishments: McLaren & Co. limited department store, Coy brothers harware merchants, Harry Southcott druggist, Moore & Paxman grocers, G.F. Kimberley cigar maker...
Good. Item #2860