Winnipeg

Collection by Ralph Pratt

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(What is now The Forks Market etc.) The Canadian National Railway Yards, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Image Courtesy of University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections Canadian National Railway, Canadian Pacific Railway, University Of Manitoba, Canada Pictures, Canadian History, Old Trains, Train Journey, State Parks, City Photo

The Canadian National Railway Yards, Winnipeg [ca. 1970]

Winnipeg Tribune. The Canadian National Railway Yards, Winnipeg [picture]. Winnipeg: Winnipeg Tribune, [ca. 1970]. Winnipeg Tribune fonds (PC 18, A.81-12), Box 76 (oversize), Folder 1, Item 011. Image Courtesy of University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections To zoom and pan the image click here: seadragon.com/view/lsf

The Winnipeg Canadian Pacific Railway train station fills the background of this photo while the foreground features a streetcar as well as people looking at a steam locomotive (the "Countess Dufferin") on display in front of the station Canadian Pacific Railway, Light Rail, Red River, Best Memories, Continents, Vintage Photos, Scenery, Louvre, Canada

Postcard 1786: Bloom Bros, Souvenir album of Winnipeg, Man. ([1910-1930])

The old City Hall in Winnipeg. Built in 1886 and torn down in Old Images, Old City, Beautiful Buildings, Small Towns, Barcelona Cathedral, Abandoned, Scenery, Old Things, Canada

The old City Hall in Winnipeg. Built in 1886 and torn down in 1962.

Winnipeg as it Was [ca. Old Photographs, Old Photos, University Of Manitoba, John Douglas, Fur Trade, Western Canada, Canadian History, Canada Travel, Pictures To Draw

Winnipeg as it Was [ca. 1840]

Argyll, John Douglas. Winnipeg as it Was [pictorial work]. In: John Douglas Argyll. Canadian Pictures Drawn with Pen and Pencil with Numerous Illustrations from Objects and Photographs in the Possession of and Sketches by the Marquis of Lorne. London: Religious Tract Society, [ca. 1840]. Engraved by Edward Whymper Image Courtesy of University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

15 fascinating photos of Winnipeg from the Aboriginal Education, Immigration Canada, Western Canada, Canadian History, Red River, Cool Countries, Scottish Highlands, Vintage Pictures, Ancient History

15 fascinating photos of Winnipeg from the 1800s

It’s hard to believe how far Winnipeg has come in just over 100 years. Take a look at the photos below to see the city’s humble beginnings: West Ward, Point Douglas north of Browns Bridge, ca. 1875 Photo: Winnipeg.ca The neighbourhood of Point Douglas in Winnipeg was just a sparse collection of houses in the late 19th century. Located next to a bend in the Manitoba River, the area was named after Thomas Douglas, the Fifth Earl of Selkirk from Scotland. As the founder of the Red River Colony…