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Buses picking up passengers outside City Hall

Photograph of several buses in front of City Hall. One, bound for Portage Avenue and Polo Park, is picking up passengers. The photo is marked "One-way Street" and includes a cut line that reads "...gave way to the new". On the photo's reverse, the make and model of the bus is detailed as follows: Make - GMC, Model - TDH 5301, Year - 1960, Seat Capacity - 51. Photographer is unknown.

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Information Officer

For Your Guidance While in Winnipeg promotional map

A promotional map created by the Publicity Bureau of Winnipeg and Manitoba titled "For Your Guidance While in Winnipeg". Map was originally folded as a pamphlet, the front page of which features a graphic of two people driving down Highway 14 (now Highway 75) to Winnipeg. The map is not scale and features cartoon depictions of tourist destinations and landmarks around Winnipeg and St. Boniface. The maps shows major streets, railroads, and street railway lines. The map side was originally framed and cut to fit. At a result a small part of the front page is cut off, including a stamp reading "St. Raphael's Ukrainian Immigrants' Welfare Association of Can[ada]".

Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – page 9

Page 9 of a photograph scrapbook made by Corporal John Wallace in April 1940. Photographs depict a street in Gladstone Manitoba, a trolley bus in Winnipeg on Kennedy Street (between Ellice and Qu'Appelle), and the Butler family, acquaintances of Wallace. See page three of this scrapbook for more details on the Butler family.

Wallace, John

L.B. Foote photos of tourists at Shoal Lake

Glass lantern slides taken by L.B. [Lewis Benjamin] Foote of the tourists taking the Greater Winnipeg Water District Railway to and enjoying leisure time at Shoal Lake. The Greater Winnipeg Water District hired Foote to take these photos.

Greater Winnipeg Water District

Trolley bus bound for Corydon Avenue in front of the Legislature Building

A photograph of a trolley bus in front of the Manitoba Legislature Building. The bus signs indicate it is bound for Corydon Avenue. According to handwritten text on the photo's reverse, the bus was made by Canada Car in 1948, has a 249 inch wheel base and can seat 44 passangers. The photo is also marked "Metro Transit Publicity". The photographer is unknown.

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Information Officer

Cars and bus stuck in snow, likely on William Avenue

Photograph of a bus stuck in a snowbank nearly as tall as it, possibly after the blizzard on March 4, 1966. The bus' route is William - Polo Park and this photograph was likely taken on William Avenue. The photographer is unknown. The reverse of the photo asks that it be returned to Transit Publicity.

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Information Officer

Cars and drivers, Clarendon Hotel

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.

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