Fonds MS-13 - John Guay fonds

Street Car Decorated for Diamond Jubilee Cromdale Car Barns Cromdale Car Barns Cromdale Car Barns Cromdale Car Barns Cromdale Car Barns Cromdale Car Barns - Yard Cromdale Car Barns Cromdale Car Barn - Interior Cromdale Car Barn - Interior
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John Guay fonds

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  • Textual record
  • Graphic material - photograph
  • Technical drawing

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CA EDM MS-13

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  • 1912 - 1964 (Creation)
    Creator
    Guay, John

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6 cm of textual records. - 26 photographs. - 2 technical drawings

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(1925-2012)

Biographical history

John W. Guay was born in 1925 and was a resident of Alberta. He worked as a stock keeper for the Edmonton Transit System and was a railroad enthusiast. He was married to Mary M. Guay and they retired to Perryvale in the Whitecourt area of Alberta.
John W. Guay died in 2012.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of records of the restoration of Edmonton Radial Railway Street Car Number 1. It includes a photograph album, technical literature and plans relating to street railway equipment from several manufacturers.
The photographs include the Cromdale car barns and yard of the Edmonton Transit System.

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Immediate source of acquisition

This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by John Guay in four donations made between 1961 and 1992.

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The photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-10 and EB-22.

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Photographs have been described at the item level and are available in the Reference Room.

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Accession numbers: A62-3, A70-1, A73-3, A92-4

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City of Edmonton Archives

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