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Monday, 22 August 2011

Winnipeg's streetcar heritage showing through

If you've been around Osborne and Broadway lately you might have noticed something odd. These are streetcar tracks, some from the cars that ran down the centre of Broadway. They've been uncovered during road resurfacing and will be surfaced over again.

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In this photo you can see the original paving stones.

2 comments:

Spugsley said...

That is pretty amazing. To think, we had a green, sustainable public transit system, 100 years ago!

mrchristian said...

Yes, we seem to have regressed !