Deseronto Archives has started to make the photographs in its collections available on the Internet, via the popular photo-sharing website, Flickr. This is going to be a long-term project, given the small size of the Archives’ staff (in numbers, rather than stature, that is!), but it should significantly increase the availability of the photographs beyond the walls of the Archives room here in Deseronto. Today we made a start with photos from the Bay of Quinte Railway Company collection. These include this splendid shot of Engine #5 and its crew, about to leave Napanee for Deseronto, in the early years of the twentieth century:
We have no information about the men in this picture, so if you can help identify them, please leave a comment, either here or on the Flickr page for this picture.