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In the early 1900s Edmonton's river valley was quite different than it is today. Along with parks and homes, there were a number of large businesses and manufacturing plants operating in the area.

Use the interactive maps above to explore Edmonton's river valley as it was in 1915, shortly before the flood.

Walterdale

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  1. Municipal Golf Links
  2. Pollard Brickyard
  3. John Walter's Lumber Yard and Saw Mill

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Ross Flats

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  1. Edmonton Water Works and Electric Light and Power Station
  2. John Walter's Mill (North Side)
  3. Diamond Park
  4. Edmonton Cement Products, Ltd.
  5. Huff Grading Company
  6. Edmonton Brewing and Malting Co.
  7. Twin City Ice Company
  8. City Flour Mills
  9. Arctic Ice Company
  10. Alberta Motor Boat Co.

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Gallagher Flats and Fraser Flats

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  1. Mines
  2. Edmonton Lumber Company
  3. P. Anderson and Co. Brickyard
  4. Fraser and Co.
  5. J.B. Little Brick Yard

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For More Information

City of Edmonton Archives

Prince of Wales Armouries, 2nd floor
10440 108 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta

Email cms.archives@edmonton.ca
Website http://archivesphotos.edmonton.ca/

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