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J. W. Swan

Detached to page 148 of Water Works Scrapbook. A photograph of City Employee James W. Swan. Likely worked for the Water Works Department at one point. This black and white photograph shows Swan posing in front of City Hall (back side of building). Caption: "J. W. Swan passed away Sunday, Apr. 19, 1931 (had a stroke) buried at Assiniboine Memorial [/] Clark Leatherdale." Date of photograph is approximate, [ca. 1917].

L. E. Fenton

Detached from page 151 of Water Works Scrapbook. A photograph of City employee L. E. Fenton. Likely worked for the Water Works Department at one point. This black and white photograph shows Fenton posing in front of City Hall (back side of building). Caption: "L. E. Fenton entered service July 10th 1916." Date of photograph is approximate, [ca. 1917].

D. W. (Bud) Steuart

Detached from page 152 of Water Works Scrapbook. A photograph of City employee D. W. (Bud) Steuart. Likely worked for the Water Works Department at one point. This black and white photograph shows Steuart posing in a residential area at winter time. Inscription (on recto): "Bud". Caption: "D. W. Steuart, Entered Service 28 May 1911, Left Service June 5, 191[7], On Active Service for King & Country." Date of photograph is approximate, [ca. 1917].

[Water Works employee]

Detached from Water Works Scrapbook, page unknown. A photograph of Water Works employee. This black and white photograph shows a woman standing in front of City Hall (back side of building). Date of photograph is approximate, [ca. 1917].

Pumping water on Robert Street

A photograph of a pipe pouring water onto tracks on Robert Street (Galt Avenue) during the 1950 flood. A pile of wood is along one side of the street. The Ogilvie Flour Mill can be seen in the background.

Harold K. White Studio

Foot of Robert Street

A photograph of a brick building on Robert Street (Galt Avenue) during the 1950 flood. The building is surrounded by a sandbag dike and water.

Harold K. White Studio

View of hoist lowering 48-inch diameter pressure pipe into trench at Sta. 79+50 on Pacific Avenue, looking east toward Xante Street

Contract 65 - Mile 1.5 - View of hoist lowering 48 inch diameter pressure pipe into trench at Sta. 79+50 on Pacific Avenue, looking east toward Xante Street. Work progressed eastward from Alexander Avenue at Yeomans Street. Buildings of Western Packing

Greater Winnipeg Water District

View of hoist lowering 48-inch diameter pressure pipe into trench at Sta. 79+50 on Pacific Avenue, looking east toward Xante Street

Contract 65 - Mile 1.5 - View of hoist lowering 48 inch diameter pressure pipe into trench at Sta. 79+50 on Pacific Avenue, looking east toward Xante Street. Mucking hoist in background. Work progressed eastward from Alexander Avenue at Yeomans Street.

Greater Winnipeg Water District

View of mucking hoist dumping excavated material into dump wagon at Sta. 81+00 on Pacific Avenue, looking east toward Xante Street

Contract 65 - Mile 1.5 - View of mucking hoist dumping excavated material into dump wagon at Sta. 81+00 on Pacific Avenue, looking east toward Xante Street. Work progressed eastward from Alexander Avenue at Yeomans Street. Buildings of Western Packing C

Greater Winnipeg Water District

View of mucking hoist dumping excavated material into dump wagon at Sta. 81+00 on Pacific Avenue, looking east toward Xante Street

Contract 65 - Mile 1.5 - View of mucking hoist dumping excavated material into dump wagon at Sta. 81+00 on Pacific Avenue, looking east toward Xante Street. Work progressed eastward from Alexander Avenue at Yeomans Street. Buildings of Western Packing C

Greater Winnipeg Water District

View of men mucking trench for 48-inch diameter Branch 1 aqueduct at Sta. 169+00 on Pacific Avenue, looking west between Louise Street and Main Street

Contract 65 - Mile 3.2 - View of men mucking trench for 48 inch diameter Branch 1 aqueduct at Sta. 169+00 on Pacific Avenue, looking west between Louise Street and Main Street. Work progressed westward from the west tunnel shaft. Building of The James R

Greater Winnipeg Water District

Falcon River Diversion Dyke

Contract 15 - Mile 97.5 - Falcon River Diversion Dyke - Contractor Tomlinson & Fleming's camp at Indian Bay, looking southward from borrow pit. Panoramic view with image 35. Photo by Douglas L. McLean.

Greater Winnipeg Water District

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