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Let there be light: all about the advent of hydroelectric energy in Collingwood

Let there be light: all about the advent of hydroelectric energy in Collingwood

The glow of streetlights was new for Collingwood residents in1913
This ship was the largest of its kind, and it was built in Collingwood

This ship was the largest of its kind, and it was built in Collingwood

For its short life, the James Carruthers was the largest bulk freighter on the Great Lakes
Fairgoers flee fairgrounds for first chance at flight

Fairgoers flee fairgrounds for first chance at flight

It's not a bird, but it was a plane – the GNE in 1913 welcomed an enterprising pilot
Early church in Collingwood gathered in a tavern

Early church in Collingwood gathered in a tavern

All Saints' Anglican parish formed in 1855 and met in the upper room of Hiram McDonald's tavern
A piece of Collingwood's history has ties to Alcatraz

A piece of Collingwood's history has ties to Alcatraz

A gate and fence rescued from Collingwood's shipyards may have come from the same company that made steel for the cells at Alcatraz
Did you earn one of these ribbons at a Shipyard Picnic?

Did you earn one of these ribbons at a Shipyard Picnic?

Remember This? Fifty years ago, an epic battle was won at Sunset Point Park - to the victors a Hudson Bay prize blanket
Huron Street got a little longer in 1913

Huron Street got a little longer in 1913

In this week's Remember This, a photograph showing the completion of the Huron Street extension in 1913
First Baptist Church has been a Collingwood landmark since the 1870s

First Baptist Church has been a Collingwood landmark since the 1870s

In this week's Remember This, we take a look at the history of the church at the corner of Third and Pine Street
Statue gives clue about Collingwood's Church of Scotland

Statue gives clue about Collingwood's Church of Scotland

The former Auld Kirk stood on the site of today's Salvation Army
This was the first ship commissioned in Collingwood by the federal government

This was the first ship commissioned in Collingwood by the federal government

This vessel's four-month journey to Victoria proved too much for some crew who deserted before the voyage ended