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City of Winnipeg Archives Photograph collection

  • c00013
  • Collection
  • 1871-1997

Collection consists of photographs and related records created by a wide variety of sources and collected by the City of Winnipeg Archives and Records Control Branch. The photographs were originally collected as part of a proposed Winnipeg museum; further records were added to the collection after being transferred from various City of Winnipeg departments or received as unsolicited donations from the public. The photographs depict municipal government activities and infrastructure, geographical features, business and personal activities. In addition to municipal governments, creators of the photographs include professional photographers, private individuals and various publishers.

Looking east on Portage Avenue East prior to the opening of the Portage and Main underground pedestrian concourse on February 23, 1979

Caption (on file): "Shivering on the corner of Portage and Main on a cold, windy day waiting for traffic lights to change will now be just a memory with the opening of a climate controlled underground pedestrian concourse linking the four corners of Winnipeg's famous intersection."

Allan, Hugh

Looking west on Portage Avenue prior to the opening of the Portage and Main underground pedestrian concourse on February 23, 1979

Caption (on file): "Residents of Winnipeg who for a hundred years have fought the wintry winds at the corner of Portage and Main will now cross in summertime comfort with the provision of an environmentally controlled pedestrian concourse beneath Canada's most famous corner."

Allan, Hugh

Civic Centre Complex

A photograph of the Civic Centre Complex, Winnipeg's third city hall (1964-present). Council Building, Administration Building, and public transit bus in view. Taken from William Avenue and Main Street, looking northwest. Date of photograph is uncertain, [197-?]. The photographer is likely Henry Kalen.

Kalen, Henry

Aerial of 1974 Flood – Red River between East and West Kildonan

Aerial photograph of the Red River during the 1974 Flood. The photograph faces northwest from around Helmsdale Avenue and Kildonan Drive in East Kildonan towards Scotia Street in the Seven Oaks area of West Kildonan across the river. The photographs were taken by the Department of Environmental Planning.

Winnipeg (Man.). Department of Environmental Planning

Aerial of 1974 Flood – Fraser’s Grove Park

Aerial photograph of the Red River during the 1974 Flood. The photograph faces southwest from Fraser’s Grove Park and Kildonan Drive in East Kildonan towards Scotia Street in the Seven Oaks area of West Kildonan. The photographs were taken by the Department of Environmental Planning.

Winnipeg (Man.). Department of Environmental Planning

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