Forgotten Photos of Winter in Oshawa

Have you ever wondered what winter in Oshawa looked like 100 years ago? We found incredible historic photos in the Robert McLaughlin Gallery’s Thomas Bouckley Collection.

Have a look:

When a fresh snowfall brought out the neighbourhood gang.

 

The horse gets a rest while Mom pulls the sled on the grounds of this grand home, which was located at the corner of Simcoe Street South and Albany Street, where a strip mall now stands.

Shinny time on the local outdoor rink.

The young ladies of Bishop Bethune College enjoying a snow day! Bishop Bethune was a private college for girls, located where the Durham Alternative Secondary School now stands in downtown Oshawa.

A snowy walk toward Lake Ontario, walking the southernmost part of Simcoe Street.

Not even a snowfall would stop your milkman from completing his delivery route.

Want more? You can browse lots of historic photos of Oshawa from the Thomas Bouckley Collection on the RMG website!

 

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