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Recognize this gang of sledgehammer-wielding shipyard workers?

Recognize this gang of sledgehammer-wielding shipyard workers?

In this week's Remember This, a colourful account of what one newspaper called "the prettiest launch ever held in Collingwood."
Remember This? The day main street was a circus

Remember This? The day main street was a circus

If the circus comes to town but the newspapers don't report it, does it still draw a crowd?
These museum photos show the fire department in the horse-powered days

These museum photos show the fire department in the horse-powered days

Two photos about ten years apart show a significant change in the Collingwood Fire Department's method of transportation.
Next time you're on the water, have a look for this ship

Next time you're on the water, have a look for this ship

In this week's Remember This, find out about the Iocolite, which is possibly the oldest Collingwood-built ship in existence today.
This photo helped solve a Collingwood Museum mystery

This photo helped solve a Collingwood Museum mystery

While sifting through photos for this week's Remember This, museum staff noticed something unique about this photo.
This stone wall is nearly as old as Collingwood, and you've probably walked past it

This stone wall is nearly as old as Collingwood, and you've probably walked past it

In this week's Remember This, a 1916 photograph of a military parade shows a rarely-photographed part of Hurontario Street.
Here's how Collingwood soldiers helped build Base Borden

Here's how Collingwood soldiers helped build Base Borden

Remember This: Collingwood's First World War volunteers were instrumental in building Base Borden.
Here's what Collingwood was doing 100 years ago today

Here's what Collingwood was doing 100 years ago today

A photo from the Collingwood Museum archives shows Collingwood 100 years ago on this day when its citizens received word of the end of fighting for the First World War.
Remember This? White Hurricane tore through the Great Lakes sinking 19 ships

Remember This? White Hurricane tore through the Great Lakes sinking 19 ships

It was 105 years ago today the Great Storm of 1913 receded, leaving 27 Collingwood Merchant Marine Sailors dead.
If you wanted to rent a camera in 1915, you went here

If you wanted to rent a camera in 1915, you went here

There was one place in Collingwood where a resident could develop film, buy their prescriptions, and also get their eyeglasses.