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Aerial of the Ottawa Exhibition ca. Canadian Forest, Capital Of Canada, Canadian History, Funny Slogans, Photo Archive, Ottawa, Historical Photos, Old Photos, Ontario

Aerial of the Ottawa Exhibition ca. 1970

Explore Ross Dunn's photos on Flickr. Ross Dunn has uploaded 19776 photos to Flickr.

The Dairy Queen shop across the street from the old CTV Ottawa studios on Merivale Road. This was made famous due to cast members of You Can't Do That On Television frequenting the restaurant during lunch breaks. K Dick, Queen Shop, Dairy Queen, Capital City, Ottawa, Old Photos, Ontario, Have Fun, Canada

Merivale Road Dairy Queen: a little out of season.

We've had a couple of mild late winter days in Ottawa where some of the snow is melting, but summer is still quite a long ways aways, so the Dairy Queen will still be displaying the "Closed: Please Call Again" sign for many weeks to come.

Lansdowne Park in the centre of The Glebe. Pictures of Ottawa from the Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Canadian Forest, Capital Of Canada, Canadian Football, Canadian History, Ol Days, Photo Archive

pictures of ottawa from the 1960s

Lansdowne Park in the centre of The Glebe. Pictures of Ottawa from the 1960s

Odeon Qeensway Drive In.   Queensway and Montreal Road. It opened in 1964 closed 1986. We went to the drive-in quite often on Saturday nights with the kids.  In 1985 a projectionist was stabbed in the abdomen, because he asked  some kids to turn off their loud music. A 25 year old man was charged with 1st degree murder. Drive In Theater, Movie Theater, Charles Bronson, Turn Off, 25 Years Old, Ottawa, Montreal, Ontario, Vintage Photos

Odeon Qeensway Drive In. Queensway and Montreal Road. It opened in 1964 closed 1986. We went to the drive-in quite often on Saturday nights with the kids. In 1985 a projectionist was stabbed in the abdomen, because he asked some kids to turn off their loud music. A 25 year old man was charged with 1st degree murder.

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The Jewish Community of Lowertown, Ottawa

Freiman's Department Store 73 Rideau St. Decorated for Royal Visit in 1939

Central Canada Exhibition at Landsdown Park, on Bank St. It was held every month of August. On the first night, the people would be waiting at the gate for the parade to arrived, and the entry was also free on this first night. Ottawa Valley, Urban Park, Largest Countries, Historical Photos, First Night, Vintage Photos, North America, New York Skyline, Dolores Park

Central Canada Exhibition at Landsdown Park, on Bank St. It was held every month of August. On the first night, the people would be waiting at the gate for the parade to arrived, and the entry was also free on this first night.

The CP right of way and track along Scott Street sometime in the Busy Street, City Limits, Train Car, West End, Ottawa, Ontario, Holland, The Neighbourhood, Street View

The CP right of way and track along Scott Street sometime in the 70's?

Rialto Theatre, 1974 on Bank Street near Gladstone Avenue Vintage Movie Theater, Vintage Movies, Capital Of Canada, Capital City, Rialto Theater, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Smoke Shops, Prince Edward Island

Rialto Theatre, 1974, at Florence and Bank Streets

The theatre Ottawa loved to hate endured long after many finer ones