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Winnipeg looking west from the tower of City Hall, September 5, 1900. Present site of Red River College's Princess Street campus. Campus design included stabilization of five historic building facades along Princess Street: right to left from the corner of Elgin Avenue and Princess Street, the Utility Building (Winnipeg's first Grain Exchange) at 164 Princess; the Exchange Building II at 160 Princess; the Harris Building (Hochman's) at 154 Princess; the Bawlf Block at 150 Princess; and the Drake Hotel (Benson Block) at 146 Princess.
City of Winnipeg businesses shown in photograph: George Ashdown Hardware, Davis House, Symonds Furrier, Cable Hotel, J. Lister, Outfitter, Rossin House, the Blue Store, and the first City Hall is shown in background. Date of photograph is uncertain, [188-?].
Photograph shows cars and drivers at Clarendon Hotel, northwest corner of Donald Street and Portage Avenue. - Inscription (on verso): 1st car, R. M. McLeod and R. Newman 2nd car, W. C. Power at wheel. 3rd car, Kelly Bros. 4th car, Douglas M. McLaughlin and Bert Wells (standing between cars is Ace Emmett). 5th car, Jack McCullock and Jimmy Boswell. - Date of photograph is approximate, ca. 1904.