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An ad showing how real estate firms were throwing their support behind a rail line connecting Edmonton to St. Albert in 1912.
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A moment in history: Oct. 21, 1912

On this day in 1912, real estate firms were throwing their support behind a rail line connecting Edmonton to St. Albert.

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A clipping from Oct. 14, 1980.
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A moment in history: Oct. 14, 1980

On this day in 1980, Rossdale residents were saying a new space science centre would be "the end" of their neighbourhood.

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A clipping from Oct. 7, 1965.
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A moment in history: Oct. 7, 1965

On this day in 1965, the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce was showing tentative support for the city's grand urban renewal plans.

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A clipping from Sept. 23, 1974.
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A moment in history: Sept. 23, 1974

On this day in 1974, one of Edmonton's oldest churches was seeking a new congregation after being turned into a nightclub.

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A clipping from 1940, depicting how the city's lone power plant was working hard to kick into high gear after being cut off from Calgary.
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A moment in history: Sept. 16, 1940

On this day in 1940, the city's lone power plant was working hard to kick into high gear after being cut off from Calgary.

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A clipping from 1942 depicting how a broken trolley line kept some theatre-goers stuck on the south side of the river.
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A moment in history: Sept. 9, 1942

On this day in 1942, a broken trolley line kept some theatre-goers stuck on the south side of the river.

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A clipping from Sept. 2, 1904.
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A moment in history: Sept. 2, 1904

On this day in 1904, construction was set to begin on the McKay Avenue School.

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Image of a clipping from August 26, 1975 about Edmonton eyeing the land to its northwest for possible future expansion.
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A moment in history: Aug. 26, 1975

On this day in 1975, Edmonton was eyeing the land to its northwest for possible future expansion.

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A moment in history: Aug. 19, 1972
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A moment in history: Aug. 19, 1972

On this day in 1972, organizers in Edmonton were attempting to scare up more money for the city's 1978 Commonwealth Games bid.

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