60 S Algoma, Thunder Bay ON

P7B 3A9  1.807.344.3777


Ed's Pawn Shop was opened in 1965 by Edwin Harju, and quickly became a fixture in the Bay-Algoma St area.  Many people in the area still remember the man as a quick-thinking and interesting man who always had a story to tell.


244 Bay St, Early 1930s

Welcome to Big Ed's!

Locally-owned and operated since 1999, Big Ed’s has been serving the Thunder Bay area for many years and wants to work with you!  Our loyal customers love our personalized treatment – it keeps them coming back.

The Ed's Pawn Shop known today was established in 1999, when a pair of brothers bought the store from Ed as he grew older.  The store continued to flourish, and gained a reputation as fair and reliable.