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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.
Sept. 16, 2021
On this day in 1942, a broken trolley line kept some theatre-goers stuck on the south side of the river.
Sept. 9, 2021
On this day in 1904, construction was set to begin on the McKay Avenue School.
Sept. 2, 2021
On this day in 1975, Edmonton was eyeing the land to its northwest for possible future expansion.
Aug. 26, 2021
On this day in 1972, organizers in Edmonton were attempting to scare up more money for the city's 1978 Commonwealth Games bid.
Aug. 19, 2021
On this day in 1933, Edmonton police were cracking down on jaywalkers in the city.
Aug. 12, 2021
On this day in 1950, the Army and Navy department store was opening on Whyte Avenue.
July 29, 2021
On this day in 1965, Edmonton's public library was building a music collection for its soon-to-be-built new downtown building, we find in our latest vignette suggested by Vintage Edmonton.
July 22, 2021
On this day in 1919, the city commissioner suggested turning part of the Rice Street Fish Market into public gardens.
July 15, 2021