Full Steam Ahead Mural - Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever
N 43° 53.958 W 078° 51.884
17T E 671484 N 4862904
Quick Description: This mural is located at the corner of Richmond Street N. and Simcoe Street N. in Oshawa.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 1/25/2010 3:10:37 PM
Waymark Code: WM84CP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
Views: 5

Long Description:

These two murals, painted by artist Gus Froese,one mural is about 3 by 14 meters and the smaller mural on the left is about 3 by 3 meters.The mural depicts Oshawa around 1926. In the left corner is a news paper from 1926. In the foreground is a 1924 Mclaughlin Buick. In the background we see the Oshawa Carriage Works and the workers and on the other side the Queen's hotel. In the smaller mural on the left is depicted historic Sydenham Harbour.

Text from the plaque:


This montage presents images of Oshawa's development including
the historic Sydenham Harbour and the Oshawa Carriage Works, the
factory operated by the McLaughlin Carriage Company, forerunner
of General Motors of Canada. Also depicted are a 1924 McLaughlin
Buick, a 1926 newspaper headline and the original Queen's Hotel,
established in 1874.

City: Oshawa

Location Name: Cash 4 you corp

Artist: Gus Froese

Date: 1995

Media: Paint on wood

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