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Horse-drawn sleds on Brant Street, carrying ice cut from the Bay, 1926


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
In the background, Burlington’s first motion picture theatre, the Crystal on Brant Street opposite Ontario Street. The proprietor was Rex Hume, a native of Milton who was descended from a pioneer family in the Scotch Block. Lyle Tuck was the projectionist for many years. Rex Hume and his family lived on Emerald Crescent. When the Crystal burned in 1930, Mr. Hume purchased a site for a new theater on Water Street (now 2007 – 2009 Lakeshore Road).
Notes:
A copy of an image in the Joseph Brant Museum.
Date of Original:
1926
Dimensions:
8.9 x 12.6
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 12.6cm
Image Height: 8.9cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
30747s.jpg
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.3246781630281 Longitude: -79.7958040237427
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Horse-drawn sleds on Brant Street, carrying ice cut from the Bay, 1926
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Horse-drawn sleds on Brant Street, carrying ice cut from the Bay, 1926


In the background, Burlington’s first motion picture theatre, the Crystal on Brant Street opposite Ontario Street. The proprietor was Rex Hume, a native of Milton who was descended from a pioneer family in the Scotch Block. Lyle Tuck was the projectionist for many years. Rex Hume and his family lived on Emerald Crescent. When the Crystal burned in 1930, Mr. Hume purchased a site for a new theater on Water Street (now 2007 – 2009 Lakeshore Road).