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There was a time when the hardware store sold cars

There was a time when the hardware store sold cars

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre looks back on the Marshall-Ecclestone hardware store
Jack and Chuck start an airline: A brief look at early air travel in the North

Jack and Chuck start an airline: A brief look at early air travel in the North

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre looks back on how Austin Airways provided a vital link to Northern communities, ensuring their continued development
Prospector pro-tip: Make sure to eat beans for breakfast every day

Prospector pro-tip: Make sure to eat beans for breakfast every day

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre looks back on the prospector’s diet
The early importance of the hunt

The early importance of the hunt

With draws for tags complete and local hunters at the ready, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre examines the historical context to one of our favourite pursuits and most precious resources in this edition of Remember This
Early law enforcement, and John Macko's unusually large pants

Early law enforcement, and John Macko's unusually large pants

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre looks back on the role of the police force in the early days of the gold camp
Early bachelor pads of the Porcupine

Early bachelor pads of the Porcupine

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre looks back on boarding houses in the early days of the Porcupine gold camp
Did you know, they used to check power lines on horseback?

Did you know, they used to check power lines on horseback?

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre looks back on the production of hydroelectricity
Our very first Labour Day

Our very first Labour Day

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre looks back on how Labour Day was celebrated in the gold fields in the 1920s
What they had to do before there was a bridge over the Mattagami

What they had to do before there was a bridge over the Mattagami

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre looks back on the construction of the Mattagami River Bridge
How trains made Timmins

How trains made Timmins

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre looks back on an essential feature of any community like ours: rail infrastructure