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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

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

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

Aerial photograph of the Red River during the 1974 Flood. The photograph faces west from North Kildonan, where the Chief Peguis Trail now stands, across the river towards Kildonan Park and West Kildonan on the left, the North End Water Treatment Plant in the middle, and Old Kildonan on the right. The photographs were taken by the Department of Environmental Planning.

Winnipeg (Man.). Department of Environmental Planning

City Council in session

A photograph of City Council in session. Interior shot of Winnipeg's third City Hall (built 1964). Council Chambers and seated Councillors in view. At this time, Council included 50 Councillors. Photographer's stamp on verso. Date of photograph is 1972.

Allan, Hugh

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