"Horse and Wagon Proceeding Along Riverbank"

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Database ID36112
InstitutionSaskatoon Public Library Local History Room
Fonds/CollectionGeneral Photographs Collection
File/Item ReferenceBridges - Canadian Northern, PH-90-74-37 (Subject Collection)
Postcard messageAnother view of the C N R bridge, from the Idylwyld side, I think. It is difficult to get news that will interest you, & which I have not already sent you, but will fill up the album with as good ones as I can. Postcard not sent.
Scope and contentDuotone oval postcard showing a horse and wagon travelling along the riverbank near the old Canadian Northern Railway bridge at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The CNR bridge, built in 1905 with concrete piers, spans the South Saskatchewan River. This bridge was rebuilt several times. Canadian Northern Railway was absorbed by Canadian National in 1923. Title and information from Local History Room catalog.
Physical description/extent1 postcard; 9 x 14 cm
Date produced[ca. 1913]
Date Range(s)1910-1919
PublisherValentine & Sons Publishing Co., Ltd.
Copyright holderPublic domain
SubjectsBuildings and Architecture -- Bridges
Language of postcard textEnglish
Language of cardEnglish
Postcard stylesunken centre
divided back
Postcard mediaphoto-engraving
Place - imageSaskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Permanent Link http://digital.scaa.sk.ca/gallery/postcards/permalink/36112