Remember those working this Christmas! This ship is just on a two day voyage, but the crew might be from far away, since it's a Liberian flagged ship, BBC Utah, which was going from Oshawa to Montreal.
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Saturday, December 8, 2018
These are tail feathers from the Cedar Waxwing - the tip goes orange after they have been feeding on Eurasian honeysuckles (an introduced species of plant that has escaped from gardens)
Waxwings eating apple blossoms in abandoned orchard, Charlottenburgh Park
Friday, December 7, 2018
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Eaton's was the largest department and catalog store in Canada, and manufactured everything up kits to make houses. From two different eras:
Clothes wringer Eatonia, T. Eaton Co. Covered Cog Wheels
8mm film editor, Eaton's Optina
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Monday, November 19, 2018
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Trans-Canada Air Lines TCA Maple Leaf logo sticker on suitcase. TCA was the name Air Canada used before 1965 - Air Canada was supposed to have been used in French before this. This was from a suitcase and is not a recreation - the woman said she'd had it for years.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Shortwave/AM Radio dial from the 1940s, speaking of a troubled time - Shortwave stations for the Axis and Allied powers - Chungking was the wartime capital of China. There were also commercial shortwave stations, even in Schenectady, NY. The buttons at the bottom shows that it could have a record player attached to it, unusual for that time. The preset radio stations suggest it was originally setup for a listener in the Detroit-Windsor area - CKLW is a 50,000 watt 'clear channel' radio station that could be heard over a large part of North America at night, and was famous for promoting Motown songs in the 60s. CKLW's original studio is on display at the Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village, in Kingsville, Ontario, not far from Windsor.