Turning first sod, Goderich and Guelph Railway, September 12, 1904
Photographer: Reuben R. Sallows (1855 - 1937) ( http://www.sallowsgallery.ca/gallerypages/sallowsbio.html ) ..Description: .Group portrait of men standing in distance, facing front. Most dressed in dark suits, coats, wearing hats. Two small girls in pinafores & straw hats stand in front row. Steam shovel on right, iron rails scattered in foreground; Maitland River flats and town of Goderich in background. Sallows imprint on bottom right of matte. Title written across bottom: Turning First Sod, Goderich and Guelph Railway, September 12, 1904..Object ID : 0471-rrs-ogohc-ph..View additional photographs by Sallows that are held in other collections at the Reuben R. Sallows Digital Library. ( http://www.sallowsgallery.ca/ ) ..Order a higher-quality version of this item by contacting the Huron County Museum (fee applies). ( https://www.flickr.com/people/huroncountymuseum/ )
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