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Flood of 1912 leaves Oak Street looking like a river bed

Flood of 1912 leaves Oak Street looking like a river bed

Last week's story on the flood of 1912 continues with an assessment of the damage
Remembering the Victoria Day flood of 1912

Remembering the Victoria Day flood of 1912

On the May long weekend in 1912, there were fewer yard sales and homeowners gardening, and a lot more water.
This view from above shows what $465 would buy in 1897

This view from above shows what $465 would buy in 1897

That's how much Sandford H. Lindsay paid to lease the town wharf.
This box store on First Street existed long before Wal-Mart

This box store on First Street existed long before Wal-Mart

This Long Brothers building on First Street in Collingwood's early years was known as a one-stop shop.
Happy Easter from a time of cards in the mail and 'graceful gowns'

Happy Easter from a time of cards in the mail and 'graceful gowns'

In this week's Remember This, an Easter greeting and a wedding dress from the Collingwood Museum collection.
In the early 1900s, this part of Collingwood was called Fisherman's Point

In the early 1900s, this part of Collingwood was called Fisherman's Point

In this week's Remember This, take a look at the eastern part of Collingwood's waterfront in the early 1900s.
Museum staff dig deeper into mysterious moving shipyards building

Museum staff dig deeper into mysterious moving shipyards building

This week's Remember This is a follow-up to one a couple of weeks ago about a building that appeared to move locations at the Shipyards.
Remember This? Collingwood's street view in the railway era

Remember This? Collingwood's street view in the railway era

The overgrown swath of land in the photograph’s foreground appears to be a dumping ground for refuse. An abandoned wooden wheel and axel, and a variety of unidentifiable objects are visible. What else can you see?
Mysterious shipyards building appears to have moved in these photos

Mysterious shipyards building appears to have moved in these photos

Collingwood Museum staff is hoping someone out there can help them solve this mystery.
77 years ago today, Collingwood flooded <b>(3 photos)</b>

77 years ago today, Collingwood flooded (3 photos)

The town flooded on March 17, 1942, and these three photographs document the event.