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Streetcars in front of Arena on 10th Street
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Construction for a municipally owned streetcar system in Brandon began in 1910. Managing the construction were the City Engineer, Mr. Speakman, the Master Tracklayer, Mr. David Heately, and the Timekeeper, Mr. William Wakefield. The majority of the construction crew consisted of recent immigrants from Poland and Galicia. The mayor at this time was John W. Fleming. The street railway was completed in June of 1913 time for the last Dominion Fair in Brandon. The Brandon Municipal Railway ran until 1931 when its operation was suspended. It was shut down indefinitely in 1932.
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CA DHM 1978.14-16
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- Davidson & Gowen Photography
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Black and white photograph. 14.5" x 12.5"
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Davidson & Gowen was owned and operated by Alexander Davidson and Frank Gowen. Their studio was located at 115 Tenth Street and specialized in photography and framing. When Gowen moved his family to Vancouver in spring 1913, the Davidson & Gowen Studio became Davidson Photography.
Donated to the Daly House Museum by the Assiniboine Historical Society in 1978.
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Photograph of four street rail cars in front of the Winter Arena on 10th street in Brandon, 1913.
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Negative available at the Daly House Museum.
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