Calgary’s Urban History II: Photos

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mC:t    2015.03.23

This is the second edition of historical photos and overlays that I have put together to illustrate Calgary’s history and development over the last century.

The first photos are from Calgary’s earliest years when the town was based around the CPR tracks.

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CPR Rail Tracks 1883

 

 

 

 

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It is interesting to see how quickly Calgary grew from its original structure (Fort Calgary) to the small town by the 1890’s.

 

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This is the Location of the original train station and what is now the Calgary Tower.

CITY HALL

 

 

Calgary city hall soon after completion and what it looks like today.

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Calgary Towers construction photos

 

 

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The Saddledome under construction.

 

Thanks for checking out these photos, hopefully you found them interesting!

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