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Bricks From Eaton's Department Store (Portage Avenue, Winnipeg) Built in 1905

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    Posted 3 years ago

    Citroen71
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    These are original salvaged bricks from the demolition site that I had taken in December 30, 2002. The b&w photograph is exactly what the building would have looked by that time, down to the 4th storey. They were found at the corner of the building facing Donald Street at Portage Ave. I suspect the pieces had recently fell from the fifth floor, because I remember everything on the ground was covered in light snow. They are still in great condition with existing masonry elements.

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    1. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Nice memento.
    2. kwqd kwqd, 3 years ago
      I pick up bricks from various places, too, some from old homesteads I find when doing genealogical research, from a local nunnery a couple of blocks from my house that was built in 1867 and was torn down, from an old railroad depot, from....

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