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Village Town City Picture
Village Town City Picture

This is a photo of King Street in 1913. Suspended across the street is a banner commemorating the founding of North Battleford as a village in 1906 to its inception of as a city in Saskatchewan in 1913.

CNR Yard Sept 15, 1910
CNR Yard Sept 15, 1910

his is a picture of the CNR yard in September 1910. The semicircular building on the left side of the picture is the roundhouse. The roundhouse contained 12 stalls to service engines. In the centre of the picture is a water tank for the yard. In the background, on the right hand side is a building with tracks going into it, this is the coal dock and where engines were loaded with coal.

King Street School Being Built
King Street School Being Built

n 1907 North Battleford's first school was nearing completion. King Street School was located at what is now 101st Street and 15th Avenue. Fire destroyed this historic landmark in 1966 and McKitrick School was built in the same location

Post Office 1914
Post Office 1914

On New Years Day 1914, the citizens of the city got together to have their picture taken in front of the old post office and custom house (now the Scotiabank). The clock tower may look familiar because it was moved three blocks up the street to the new Library (Central Park).

CNR Park and Railway Avenue 1919
CNR Park and Railway Avenue 1919

This is a scenic view of King Street and 1 st Avenue (now 101 st Street and Railway Avenue). In the foreground of the picture is CNR Park. Beside the park is a building proclaiming North Battleford to be Saskatchewan's fifth city, this was the board of trade building, which became the original Chamber of Commerce building and is now the tea house at the WDM. North Battleford's two prominent hotels at the time can also be seen on the extremes of the photo. On the left is the Grand Central Hotel (large white building) and on the right is the Hotel Saskatchewan.

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