"C.N.R. Bridge, Saskatoon"

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Database ID36100
InstitutionSaskatoon Public Library Local History Room
Fonds/CollectionGeneral Photographs Collection
File/Item ReferenceBridges - Canadian Northern, LH-274 (Subject Collection)
Postcard message[?] 1914 Dear [?] Sorry I did not see you & bid you good.bye. [?] was anxious to get on his way as it was [?] only as far as Bradwell that night. Many thanks for your [?] to me. It is [ ? ]. Your sincere friend E.W. End of message and address covered by sticker.
Scope and contentThree-colour postcard showing horses pulling a wagon along the bank of the South Saskatchewan River, probably the Nutana side. The CNR bridge, built in 1905 with concrete piers, spans the river. This bridge was rebuilt several times. Canadian Northern Railway was absorbed by Canadian National in 1923. Typescript on back says 1916, but message says "September 4, 1914". Title and information from Local History Room catalog. Postcard damaged on right side.
Physical description/extent1 postcard; 8.5 x 14 cm
Date postcard sent1914
Date produced1913
Date Range(s)1910-1919
Copyright holderPublic domain
SubjectsTransportation -- Non-motorized
Buildings and Architecture -- Bridges
Language of postcard textEnglish
Language of cardEnglish
Postcard styledivided back
Postcard mediaphoto-engraving
hand-tinted
Place - imageSaskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
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