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Remember This? A hotel and a school

This week we bring you yet another view of a familiar intersection.

Remember This? A grand hotel

Check out that woodwork! The Connaught Hotel certainly was grand, but don't bother looking for it. It burned nearly a century ago. Oh well, at least the Timmins Museum still has photos like the one above.

Remember this? What came before Porcupine

If you want to get prickly about it, Porcupine used to be called Golden City, and this is what it looked like back in 1910. The following is from the Timmins Museum: ************************* View of Golden City (now Porcupine) in 1910.

Remember this? Shift change at the mine

This photo of the Hollinger Mine dates back to 1936. That’s less than three decades after a young barber named Benny Hollinger lifted up some moss and made history.

Remember This? A tour of the mine

From the Timmins Museum: ************************* Hollinger refinery foreman Ken Stubbs with a group tour at the mine in this undated photo.

Remember This? Mystery on Third Avenue

It's a drug store. That much we know. But which one? From the Timmins Museum: ************************* A drugstore from downtown Timmins – sometime between 1932-35.

Remember This? The team from 1915

Below are listed the members of the 1915 South Porcupine Junior Hockey Team, which is pictured above. ************************* 1915 South Porcupine Junior Hockey team Standing: W. Deacon, centre; J. Costello, defense; N. Levine, centre; F.

Remember This? Porcupine paralyzed

From the Timmins Museum: ************************* The Porcupine area was paralyzed by a strike at the mines in the winter of 1912. Strikers’ parade in South Porcupine, December 1912.

Remember this? Timmins soldiers off to war

If you're a history buff, or even just a bit curious about the history of Timmins and area, TimminsToday has something we hope you're going to enjoy.

Remember This? Why the crew of HMCS Timmins is smiling

May 8, 1945 marked the official end of the Second World War in Europe. Crew members aboard HMCS Timmins were understandably happy.