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Main Street, looking north from Lombard

Photograph mounted on cardboard of Main Street looking north from Lombard Avenue. The front of the record is dated as 1882, but the reverse side gives the dates as 1879-1880. It is unclear whether either of these dates refer specifically to the photograph of the entierty of the record.

Block, Morris

Public buildings and street scenes

Photographs of various Winnipeg buildings, such as fire stations and the Land Titles building, and scenes of streets such as Broadway. The photographs appear to be reproductions, some marked as being from the Archives of Manitoba.

Block, Morris

Main Street, looking north from Portage

A promotional stereogram showing traffic and streetcars on Main Street, looking north from Portage Avenue, made by the Keystone View Company. The reverse side of the image contains information about Winnipeg.

Block, Morris

Bank of Montreal building, Portage and Main

A promotional stereogram showing traffic and streetcars in front of the Bank of Montreal building at Portage Avenue and Main Street, made by the Keystone View Company. The reverse side of the image contains information about Winnipeg.

Block, Morris

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

Photograph album of Winnipeg during WW1: Page 5

Item consists of a scrapbook page showing soldiers lined up in military parade in front of the Industrial Bureau Exposition Building (Item 21), soldiers lined up in military parade (Item 22),
soldiers on horse in military parade in front of the Industrial Bureau Exposition Building (Item 23), crowd forming on street in front of the Israelite Jewish Daily newspaper building (975 Main Street) and the H. Lindster's Bakery (971 Main Street). Soldiers and Police in foreground (Item 24), [ca. 1913].

Arthur and Fred Landen photograph album – page 32

Page 32 of a photograph album created by brothers Arthur and Fred Landen of Hull, England. Page consists of 6 photographs taken by Fred Landen depicting, clockwise from top-left: ice floating on the Red River; a grain elevator on the banks of the Red River; a house buried in snow after the blizzard on February 8 and 9, 1905; a horse-drawn delivery sleigh from Imperial Dry Goods on Main Street in front of the old post office and the Conklins Land Office; a horse-drawn sleigh cab possibly outside the Assiniboine Block/Empire Hotel on Main Street; and another small house buried in snow after the blizzard on February 8 and 9, 1905.

Landen, Frederick Cluett

Arthur and Fred Landen photograph album – page 26

Page 26 of a photograph album created by brothers Arthur and Fred Landen of Hull, England. Page consists of 6 photographs taken by Fred Landen depicting, clockwise from top-left: Winnipeg’s second City Hall and the Volunteer Monument (which is captioned “Scott’s Monument, Fish Creek”); the Osborne Bridge over the Assiniboine River; a horse drawn sleigh carrying cords of wood in front of City Hall; a large house on Broadway, a dog sleigh in front of H. Laffrezen's Central Bakery at 333 1/2 William Avenue; and floating ice on the Assiniboine River.

Landen, Frederick Cluett

Arthur and Fred Landen photograph album – page 29

Page 29 of a photograph album created by brothers Arthur and Fred Landen of Hull, England. Page consists of 6 photographs taken by Fred Landen depicting, clockwise from top-left: Main Street facing north from McDermot Avenue; a horse-drawn sleigh carrying a large block of ice in front of the Transit Hotel on Notre Dame Avenue East (now Pioneer Avenue); break-water on the Assiniboine River with houses in the distance; women in sleigh buggy in front of storefronts on Main Street, between Portage and Graham Avenues; the old Manitoba Parliament Building; and a horse-drawn sleigh bus advertising the Vendome Hotel in front of the Commonwealth Block on Main Street and Market Avenue.

Landen, Frederick Cluett

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