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Stories tagged: 1970s

Cloverdale Bridge

Kristine Kowalchuk

The Cloverdale footbridge crosses the North Saskatchewan River in central Edmonton, connecting Henrietta Muir Edwards Park in Cloverdale and Louise…

When Trolleys Came to Edmonton

Lawrence Herzog

For 70 years, electric trolleybuses travelled the streets of Edmonton. Between 1939 and 2009, they provided the city with an…

Brewmonton – A YEG Brew History Primer

Ryan Stephens

Whether or not you’re one to personally enjoy the sudsy beverages, Edmonton has been shaped by a brewing and distilling industry that has…

Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Parish

Andres Lalama

The story of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish does not fit the conventional standards of history or historical places by…

Tracks into the Past

Lawrence Herzog

The Canadian Northern Railway (CNoR) arrived in Edmonton in 1905 and laid tracks into downtown just north of 104th Avenue…

Who killed the friendly neighbourhood mall?

Mike Ross

Capilano Mall is the saddest mall in Edmonton. Yet in its last days before major renovations starting in June, the…

The Pits of Mill Woods

Christina Hardie

I grew up in South East Mill Woods. My back gate opened into a sprawling wheat field, scattered with dense…