BY EDMONTON JOURNAL, EDMONTON JOURNAL
When work began on the $1-million P. Burns & Co. (later Burns Foods) packing plant at 76th Street and 120th Avenue, it was considered one of the most significant industrial events in the city’s history.
For several decades, Edmonton was the hub of the meat-processing industry in Western Canada.…
Myhre’s Music began on April 1st, 1967 as ‘House of Banjo’, a small business located on 95th street and 102nd avenue. In 1969, House of Banjo moved to the Woodcroft area just north of the Westmount Shopping Center. After two more moves it found itself at its present location of 8735-118 Avenue.
It began when…
League Founded: 1922
First President: H. Clarke…
In 1894, a two block area on what is now 118th Avenue, between 90th and 92nd Streets, was cleared of bush and subdivided. The area was called Fairview and was a part of North Edmonton Village until 1912 when it was amalgamated with Edmonton.
H.A. Gray School was
91 Street and 111 Avenue…
Norwood Foundry was established in 1922 by Squire Hearn and many of his colleagues who came from the recently closed-down Western Foundry. Five years later, Hearn sold the operation to Ernest Buker, who ran Norwood for 50 years. In the early years most of the work was oriented toward agricultural
Once She was Beautiful: A Short History of the Cromdale Hotel
By Jonathan Weller
Published in the May Issue of the Rat Creek Press…
Original Owners: Don Johnson, Pat Gianonne, J. B Starky
An imposing monument of the area, the Cromdale Hotel stands as a contentious symbol of the changes seen along the