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1908 Canada photo postcard CPR opening in Saskatoon Saskatchewan

$45.00 CAD

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Photo of people including dignitaries and bagpipe marching band at the opening of the Saskatoon CPR railway station. 

Labeled in photo ‘C.P.R. OPENING SASKATOON SASKATCHEWAN JUNE 15,1908 - City Studio’. Photographer Peter McKenzie.

Postmarked 'FRENCH SASK JUL 20 08’ on 1 cent King Edward XVII stamp, mailed to Pella Iowa. Letter from one sister to another.

Crease LR corner, small scuffs UR/UR corners.

(Red text is an electronic watermark that is not physically part of the photo for sale)

 

Saskatoon station is a historic railway station building in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. It was built in 1908…the station served as a passenger depot, telegraph station, mail and freight depot. Saskatoon earned the nickname Hub City from the contributions of the CPR, CNR and GTP. The station was situated on the Regina, Saskatchewan to Edmonton, Alberta rail line.

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