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Canal Street, 1890s

Canal Street 1890s. The CBD - Canal Street, 1890s - Before electric streetcars A Mugnier photo depicts an interesting transitional period. Electricity arrived for buildings, but not yet for streetcars. That puts the photo pre-1894, but not much earlier....

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