The Local History staff need your help in identifying a mystery man!

We’ve had this (very large) photo buried in the archives of the George Thorman Local History Room for several years, but we know very little about him. On the back of the photo, the following appears:

  • 706
  • St. Thomas
  • Johnny Jan 26/1901
  • EL Jan 28/1901
  • 1.75
  • Mrs. Geo. Kitson
  • Smith

Mystery Man Known Details

We want to know who he was and what railway he worked for.

Any information is greatly appreciated! The actual photo can be viewed in the George Thorman local history room at St. Thomas Public Library, second level. If you have any information, you can contact us through any of the following:

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Email us at
Phone 519-631-6050
Leave a comment or message us via Facebook (St Thomas Public Library – Adult Services)
Or in person or mail at St. Thomas Public Library, 153 Curtis Street, St. Thomas, Ontario, N5P 3Z7, Local History, second level


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