Item M430-2999 - Trenton Electric & Water Co. Limited in Thurlow and Sidney Townships

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CA ON00156 M/M430-2998 - 3001/M430-2999

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Trenton Electric & Water Co. Limited in Thurlow and Sidney Townships

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  • 31 Mar 1910 (Creation)

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1 paper map, 61 x 90 cm

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(c. 1907-1914)

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A surveying firm composed of William Gregory Chace (b. 1875 - d. 1937), John George Gale Kerry (b. 1867) and Cecil B. Smith.
The work completed by the firm resulted in the establishment of the Toronto Hydro-Electric System.

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Donated by David Pershick (Accession #2018-022).

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An original map produced for the Trenton Electric & Water Co. Limited, concerning proposed transmission lines within the Townships of Thurlow and Sidney. However, the map also features railways, roads, mills and land boundaries. Dated March 31, 1910. Scale: 1/4 mile = 1 inch. Map composed by Smith, Kerry and Chace Engineers located in Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary and Vancouver.

The map includes the first 4 concessions, Lots 33-38 in Sidney Township and Lots 1-13 in Thurlow Township.

Donated by David Pershick.

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In poor condition (5 pieces) and tearing at folds.

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Photographed and available online at https://www.flickr.com/photos/cabhc/48249617422/

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