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  • Dr. George C.R. Hall's Homemade Car
    Dr. George C.R. Hall's Homemade Car
    image       Dr. George C.R. Hall had an interest in automobiles throughout his life. When he was 15 years old he rebuilt his dad's old car using a box as a seat. A driver's license was not necessary, and the car only traveled a few miles-- usually to a swimming hole at ...
    image     Dr. George C.R. Hall had an interest in automobiles throughout his life. When he was 15 years old he rebuilt his dad's old car using a box as a seat. ...
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  • Snow Car 1930s
    Snow Car 1930s
    image       Throughout this decade Dr. George C.R. Hall continued to give to his community by serving as the Medical Health Officer (from 1936 to 1970) and as the trustee and chairman of the Little Britain School.
    image     Throughout this decade Dr. George C.R. Hall continued to give to his community by serving as the Medical Health Officer (from 1936 to 1970) and as the trustee and chairman ...
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  • Dr. George C.R. Hall's Car Driving in Winter
    Dr. George C.R. Hall's Car Driving in Winter
    image       Dr. George C.R. Hall's car in picture. During the 1940s there were no snow tires, rather chains were wrapped around the tires. Dr. Hall often travelled to his patients in adverse weather. His sons, Terence or Warner would often go with their dad late at night to shovel the car ...
    image     Dr. George C.R. Hall's car in picture. During the 1940s there were no snow tires, rather chains were wrapped around the tires. Dr. Hall often travelled to his patients in ...
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  • Locomobile 1909
    Locomobile 1909
    image       With his mechanical interests, Dr. George Wesley Hall was interested in the automobile. More pictures and information regarding Dr. George Wesley Hall's interest in automobiles can be found in other vehicle photos. The Locomobile was described as the 'Mona Lisa' of American historical automobiles. It had a reputation as one ...
    image     With his mechanical interests, Dr. George Wesley Hall was interested in the automobile. More pictures and information regarding Dr. George Wesley Hall's interest in automobiles can be found in other ...
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  • Road trip to Toronto
    Road trip to Toronto
    image       "My dad could remove the overhead valves, grind them and set them up all before breakfast." George C.R. Hall's words.
    image     "My dad could remove the overhead valves, grind them and set them up all before breakfast." George C.R. Hall's words.
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  • Road Trip
    Road Trip
    image       Photograph pictures Dr. George Wesley Hall preparing for a road trip. Others in photograph are not identified. A digital copy of this photo was provided by Marylou Hall as part of a presentation on her family.
    image     Photograph pictures Dr. George Wesley Hall preparing for a road trip. Others in photograph are not identified. A digital copy of this photo was provided by Marylou Hall as part ...
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  • Dr. George Wesley Hall in 'The Mac'
    Dr. George Wesley Hall in 'The Mac'
    image       Dr. George Wesley Hall was dedicated to his patients. He once worked all day knowing he had appendicitis, and only at the end of the day did he tell his son, Dr. George C.R. Hall that his appendix had ruptured.
    image     Dr. George Wesley Hall was dedicated to his patients. He once worked all day knowing he had appendicitis, and only at the end of the day did he tell his ...
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  • Dr. George Wesley Hall 1935
    Dr. George Wesley Hall 1935
    image       Photograph is of Dr. George Wesley Hall with his grandson Terence and a nurse in 1935. A digital copy of this photo was provided by Marylou Hall as part of a presentation on her family.
    image     Photograph is of Dr. George Wesley Hall with his grandson Terence and a nurse in 1935. A digital copy of this photo was provided by Marylou Hall as part of ...
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  • Dr. George Wesley Hall 1930s
    Dr. George Wesley Hall 1930s
    image       Photograph of Dr. George Wesley Hall standing by his car in front of his home in the 1930s. A digital copy of this photo was provided by Marylou Hall as part of a presentation on her family.
    image     Photograph of Dr. George Wesley Hall standing by his car in front of his home in the 1930s. A digital copy of this photo was provided by Marylou Hall as ...
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  • Dr. George C.R. Hall and Family
    Dr. George C.R. Hall and Family
    image       Dr. George Wesley Hall was interested in science (mechanical engineering) and this lead to an interest in the automobile. "My father had an automobile around 1902, with the engine under the seat, and it was cranked from the side of the car (see picture). It was driven by a chain ...
    image     Dr. George Wesley Hall was interested in science (mechanical engineering) and this lead to an interest in the automobile. "My father had an automobile around 1902, with the engine under ...
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  • Dr. George Wesley Hall 1902 Car
    Dr. George Wesley Hall 1902 Car
    image       This photograph is Dr. George Wesley Hall driving his 1902 car. Other people in the photo were not identified. A digital copy of this photo was provided by Marylou Hall as part of a presentation on her family.
    image     This photograph is Dr. George Wesley Hall driving his 1902 car. Other people in the photo were not identified. A digital copy of this photo was provided by Marylou Hall ...
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  • Dr. George Wesley Hall's Locomobile 1909
    Dr. George Wesley Hall's Locomobile 1909
    image       "The next car my father had was a Locomobile and it had the gear shift under the steering wheel." George C.R. Hall's words.
    image     "The next car my father had was a Locomobile and it had the gear shift under the steering wheel." George C.R. Hall's words.
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  • Locomobile 1910 in Front of Hall Home
    Locomobile 1910 in Front of Hall Home
    image       Dr. George C.R. Hall sitting in the family 1910 Locomobile in front of the family home. A digital copy of this photo was provided by Marylou Hall as part of a presentation on her family.
    image     Dr. George C.R. Hall sitting in the family 1910 Locomobile in front of the family home. A digital copy of this photo was provided by Marylou Hall as part of ...
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  • 1915 Locomobile in Front of Hall Home
    1915 Locomobile in Front of Hall Home
    image       "When I was 13 years old, General Sir Sam Hughes came to our house, and I recalled his car. It was the first car I saw that had electric lights. The lights went off when the engine was turned off. Previously we used oil, then carbide with a mixture of ...
    image     "When I was 13 years old, General Sir Sam Hughes came to our house, and I recalled his car. It was the first car I saw that had electric lights. ...
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  • Dr. Hall's Residence 1910
    Dr. Hall's Residence 1910
    image       "Driving the car stopped near the end of October, when it was jacked up and stored in the barn until May." George C.R. Hall's words.
    image     "Driving the car stopped near the end of October, when it was jacked up and stored in the barn until May." George C.R. Hall's words.
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  • Dr. George C.R. Hall 1918
    Dr. George C.R. Hall 1918
    image       This photograph shows Dr. George C.R. Hall sitting in a car in 1918.
    image     This photograph shows Dr. George C.R. Hall sitting in a car in 1918.
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  • Dr. George C.R. Hall
    Dr. George C.R. Hall
    image       "During the hot June days while the crops were growing, there was the manure to draw out. I wore old rubber boots, khaki pants and a straw hat. The heat was brutal, and after a while I got use to the odour. Over the summer, the rows of turnip became ...
    image     "During the hot June days while the crops were growing, there was the manure to draw out. I wore old rubber boots, khaki pants and a straw hat. The heat ...
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  • Dr. George C.R. Hall in 'The Mac'
    Dr. George C.R. Hall in 'The Mac'
    image       "Running the blower, which blew out the straw, usually fell to my lot, and it was generally an easy job, unless those building the straw stack were particular and did not mind having themselves covered with the outcoming straw occasionally. These were the days when the stomach was always empty, ...
    image     "Running the blower, which blew out the straw, usually fell to my lot, and it was generally an easy job, unless those building the straw stack were particular and did ...
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  • Road Conditions Near Barrie
    Road Conditions Near Barrie
    image       Picture of Dr. George Wesley Hall inspecting the road near Barrie, Ontario in 1917. Though the 'road' was in bad shape, the Hall family arrived in Barrie to watch the air show.
    image     Picture of Dr. George Wesley Hall inspecting the road near Barrie, Ontario in 1917. Though the 'road' was in bad shape, the Hall family arrived in Barrie to watch the ...
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  • Dr. Hall's Car 1920s
    Dr. Hall's Car 1920s
    image       This photograph shows Dr. Hall's car in the 1920s. Driver is not identified. A digital copy of this photograph was provided by Marylou Hall as part of a presentation on her family.
    image     This photograph shows Dr. Hall's car in the 1920s. Driver is not identified. A digital copy of this photograph was provided by Marylou Hall as part of a presentation on ...
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