Architecture Du Jour

Gotta love all them old former Canadian Pacific Railway Hotels, like the similarly gorgeous other ones – the Banff Springs Hotel (also designed by Price) and the Chateau Lake Louise in Alberta, the Chateau Laurier in Ottawa, the Royal York in Toronto… Oh, they are glorious, but indeed, the Chateau Frontenac is truly the grandest of them all, in its design.

Uncouth Reflections

Blowhard, Esq. writes:

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Le Château Frontenac, Quebec, designed by Bruce Price.

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Alf Bunker and the Cherrywood Pickering Railway

From the Pickering Township Historical Society newsletter Pathmaster, Winter Edition Volume 3 Number 2 (2001).

From the Pickering Township Historical Society newsletter Pathmaster, Winter Edition Volume 3 Number 2 (2001), page 15.

Taken in 1964, probably by Alfred H. Bunker, or one of his two sisters, Dorothy Bunker and Ethel Bunker, in their backyard of their orchard, Happy Nook, at Cherrywood, near Pickering, Ontario.

Taken in 1964, probably by Alfred H. Bunker, or one of his two sisters, Dorothy Bunker and Ethel Bunker, in their backyard of their orchard, Happy Nook, at Cherrywood, near Pickering, Ontario.

Taken in 1965, probably by Alfred H. Bunker, or one of his two sisters, Dorothy Bunker and Ethel Bunker, in their backyard of their orchard, Happy Nook, at Cherrywood, near Pickering, Ontario. This photo was within a handmade Christmas card he made, for Christmas 1965. Alf is identified as the President of the Cherrywood Pickering Railway; his sister Dorothy as the Vice-President, and his sister Ethel as the Inspector; the caption for the above photo read, "Here we are {a}waiting orders from Santa Claus".

Taken in 1965, probably by Alfred H. Bunker, or one of his two sisters, Dorothy Bunker and Ethel Bunker, in their backyard of their orchard, Happy Nook, at Cherrywood, near Pickering, Ontario.
This photo was within a handmade Christmas card he made, for Christmas 1965. Alf is identified as the President of the Cherrywood Pickering Railway; his sister Dorothy as the Vice-President, and his sister Ethel as the Inspector; the caption for the above photo read, “Here we are {a}waiting orders from Santa Claus”.