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Walterdale Walter’s Flats John Walter Lumber Mill Bldgs. – Houses – Power Plant (City) Bridges – 105 Street (Walterdale) North Saskatchewan River Transportation – City of Edmonton Steamer

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The North Saskatchewan River

Ester Malzahn

Before the highways and railways, there was the North Saskatchewan River. During the 18th and 19th centuries, the Saskatchewan River…

Big Island: A Window into the Past

Peggy Donnelly

Big Island, a 70-acre island located 16 miles upstream from the city of Edmonton, is a lesser-known piece of Edmonton’s…

Built with Logs

Lawrence Herzog

In Edmonton’s early years, milled lumber was in short supply, and so dwellings were often constructed using logs. Early European…