Train, about 1940-1945
Photographer: J. Gordon Henderson ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/about-the-collection/j-gordon-henderson ) ..Description: .Black and white image of a large group of people gathered near a train. Some of the men are dressed in RCAF or RAF uniforms, the rest of the men and women are wearing civilian clothes. Some of the Airmen are sitting on the train and leaning out the windows. There are two train cars visible. The negative (labelled a) was accompanied by one black and white photographic print (labelled b). Both the negative and print were stored in a white envelope with '125 Train' written on it in blue ink...Object ID : A992.0003.276..View this item in the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol's collections database. ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/objects/A992.0003.276/A992.0003.276a ) ..Order a higher-quality version of this item (fee applies). ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/reproductions/order/A992.0003.276a )
Black and white images of RAF men and women marrying during WWII in Huron County, Ontario.
Goderich Airport (ICAO: CYGD), also known as Goderich Municipal Airport, is a registered aerodrome located 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km; 1.7 mi) north of Goderich, Ontario, Canada. The aerodrome is best known as the home of Sky Harbour Aircraft, an aircraft paint shop. During World War II, Goderich Airport hosted No. 12 Elementary Flying Training School for the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, providing initial pilot training for aircrews using the Fleet Finch. No. 12 EFTS opened on October 14, 1940 and closed on July 14, 1944.