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Oshawa On The Lake Ca. 1910 (The Argyle) Mural - Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever
N 43° 53.882 W 078° 51.749
17T E 671668 N 4862768
Quick Description: This mural is located at the west wall of Worden Insurance at the corner of King Street and Ontario Street in oshawa.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 1/25/2010 12:53:44 PM
Waymark Code: WM84B5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
Views: 4

Long Description:

This mural, painted by Welland's artist Ross Beard, is about 3.5 by 14 meters and is number 5 in the Gateway series. The mural depicts the Argyle, a passenger and freight steamer that was docked at the Sydenham Harbour in the early 1900s. It operated between Toronto and Cobourg with stops in Whitby, Oshawa and Bowmanville. The return fare from Oshawa to Toronto was $1. Evening cruises and excursions to Niagara-on-the-Lake were popular summer activities.

City: Oshawa

Location Name: Worden Insurance

Artist: Ross Beard

Date: 1995

Media: Paint on wood

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