Category Going, Going, Gone

The Museum Building Port Hope

This is a post about the building at 95 Mill Street South, Port Hope Ontario that currently houses the Canadian Fire Fighters Museum.  The intent here is to tell the story of this building that will soon be gone forever and is part of the ‘Going, going…’ series of posts the Ranger has recently published. […]

The William Fogler House

Going, going…gone! The Fogler House of 106 Bruton Street Port Hope was never known as a heritage style house and thus was never designated as such.  She was a common ‘salt box’ style farm house on what is now a lovely tree lined street with homes of every description and age.   Fogler House was […]

Trotter’s Service Station

This is the second in a series of posts called “Going, going”.  The idea here is to capture images of local buildings that are in imminent danger of disappearing and those that we know will be demolished in the near future.  There may also be some ‘gone’ buildings featured because we are lucky enough to […]

Welcome Motor Inn

While in the midst of writing posts on the old grist/saw mills ‘then and now’ series, the Ranger has had a ‘brain flash’.  While touring the local Municipality of Port Hope and noting several old buildings either vacant or about to be, why not capture their stories before they are gone forever. This series of […]