Explosion of Munitions at Magazine near Dartmouth

“Explosion of munitions at Magazine near Dartmouth, Halifax N.S. July 18-19/45. Photo copyright J. Hayward. 11 Buckingham St. Halifax.” https://archives.novascotia.ca/photocollection/archives/?ID=6324

“Explosion of munitions at Magazine near Dartmouth, Halifax N.S. July 18-19/45. Photo copyright J. Hayward. 11 Buckingham St. Halifax.” https://archives.novascotia.ca/photocollection/archives/?ID=6325

Halifax Explosion (in Dartmouth)

229 Windmill Road. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=63

218 Windmill Road. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=66

216 Windmill Road. [Mr. Forsythe’s home] https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=67

206 Windmill Road https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=80

200 Windmill Road. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=82

199 Windmill Road. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=81

195 Windmill Road. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=100

190 Windmill Road. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=101

180-182 Windmill Road. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=105

160 Windmill Road. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=111

152 Windmill Road. [Emmanuel Church] https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=112

Williston Foundry, Grove Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=64

11 Hester Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=78

27 Hester Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=77

32 Hester Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=75

35 Hester Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=76

45 Hester Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=74

53 Hester Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=68

55 Hester Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=69

57 Hester Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=70

75 Hester Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=71

West side of Hester Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=72

6 Jamieson Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=103

11 Jamieson Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=104

14-16 Jamieson Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=102

35 Jamieson Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=79

43 Jamieson Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=106

Corner of Wyse Road and Pelzant Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=107

Pelzant Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=108

15 Pelzant Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=110

22 John Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=109

Turtle Grove Breweries, Oland. https://archives.novascotia.ca/photocollection/archives/?ID=6222


Mr. Forsythe’s home Windmill Road, Dartmouth after Halifax Explosion. [216 Windmill Road] https://archives.novascotia.ca/creighton/archives/?ID=279

Mr. Forsythe’s home Windmill Road, Dartmouth after Halifax Explosion. [216 Windmill Road] https://archives.novascotia.ca/creighton/archives/?ID=280

Mr. Forsythe’s home Windmill Road, Dartmouth after the Halifax Explosion. [216 Windmill Road] https://archives.novascotia.ca/creighton/archives/?ID=281

Dartmouth. Ruins of Emmanuel Church after the Halifax Explosion. [152 Windmill Road] https://archives.novascotia.ca/creighton/archives/?ID=282

Dartmouth. Emmanuel Church after Halifax Explosion. [152 Windmill Road] https://archives.novascotia.ca/creighton/archives/?ID=284

Dartmouth. Crathone’s Mill after the Halifax Explosion. https://archives.novascotia.ca/creighton/archives/?ID=283

Dartmouth Rink after Halifax Explosion. [Site of Sportsplex today] https://archives.novascotia.ca/creighton/archives/?ID=285

Dartmouth Rink after Halifax Explosion. [Site of Sportsplex today] https://archives.novascotia.ca/creighton/archives/?ID=287

Store in north end of Dartmouth after Halifax Explosion. https://archives.novascotia.ca/creighton/archives/?ID=286

After Halifax disaster. Store in north end of Dartmouth. 6 December 1917. https://archives.novascotia.ca/creighton/archives/?ID=278

See also:

Halifax Harbor

dartmouth aerial

Part of Dartmouth, from Wyse Road west and north, seen at right. “Nova Scotia”, 1927. https://catalog.archives.gov/id/68155666

Overlooking (Dartmouth)

halifax harbor

Overlooking Halifax, Nova Scotia, https://arc.lib.montana.edu/ivan-doig/item/2839, 1968. Ivan Doig Archive, Montana State University (MSU) Library, Bozeman, MT

Dartmouth Shore in the Harbour of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

There’s a lot going on here.

The focus for me is this view, one of the earliest views of Dartmouth, and exquisitely detailed!

This is the only representation I’ve ever seen of the gibbet at what used to be Hangman’s Point, later the Nantucket Whaling Company lands, the Marine Railway, the Dartmouth Shipyards, and now King’s Wharf.

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. “Dartmouth Shore in the Harbour of Halifax, Nova Scotia.” The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1780. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-176e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

View of Halifax from Dartmouth

dartmouth cove

This is a view of Dartmouth Cove, George’s Island and Halifax which looks to be from somewhere on the hilly 200 block of Portland Street behind Linden Lea and St. George’s Lane, whose pond is seen in the foreground. Hazlehurst can be seen at middle right in the trees. Patton, Mrs. J.P. “View of Halifax … Read more

(Dartmouth as seen from) “Halifax”

dartmouth from halifax

CFDR at its location near the foot of Queen Street at Alderney Drive before moving next door to the top of Queen’s Square. Bezant, Graham. 1979. https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMDC-TSPA_0105553F&R=DC-TSPA_0105553F

View (of Dartmouth) from Fort Needham near Halifax

dartmouth gallery

Dartmouth can be seen to the left, number 8. Parkyns, George. “View from Fort Needham near Halifax.” 1801. Aquatint and etching printed in dark greyish yellowish brown ink, coloured with water colour, on laid paper. Laid down on cardboard. https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMDC-JRR2149&R=DC-JRR2149

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