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First Train on the High Level Bridge

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©? First train crossing CPR High Level Brigde at Edmonton. Construction of the Edmonton High Level Bridge commenced in 1910, with the final girder in place in 1913. The train shown crossing the bridge is drawn after a photo by Ernest Brown titiled “First train to cross the CPR High Level Bridge at Edmonton,” probably taken in June of 1913. The deck at the top of the structure carried three tracks; the centre for trains, the two outside for electric streetcars. The road deck was located twenty feet below, with two sidewalks eight feet wide supported on cantilever brackets. ©?
Source:Provincial Archives of Alberta, Archives Collection No. B.3618.