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The Seville Theatre (1910s) | Montreal In The Time Of Tramways

This is another vintage postcard from my Ste-Catherine St. collection. It shows Montreal’s core shopping district  (with trams, of course) at the turn of the twentieth century. 


Retro Vintage Montreal | "St. Catherine St. West, Shopping District, Montreal" | Vintage view of St. Catherine Street with streetcars and classic cars


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Index: Montreal In The Time Of Tramways

Index: Vintage postcards of  Montreal  City

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A poignant look at the Seville theatre today. « by Urban Lookout

November 19, 2009 - Posted by | .


  1. Evelyn, I love the muted tones of the colors of this postcard! thanks for sharing it! 🙂


    Comment by maryt/theteach | November 19, 2009 | Reply

  2. They called them streetcars here, and if they had been smart they wouldn’t have gotten rid of them.


    Comment by postcardy | November 19, 2009 | Reply

  3. Oh, LOVE those trams. This is favorite kind of postcard. Beautiful.


    Comment by Christine | November 19, 2009 | Reply

  4. Nice view! Do you know if any of these buildings still stands?


    Comment by Dave Dubé | November 19, 2009 | Reply

  5. Wonderful. Look at all the people on the street. Happy PFF.


    Comment by Viridian | November 19, 2009 | Reply

  6. Wonderful card. On a holiday I once stayed in a small hotel at the Ste. Catherine St, and this card brings back some beautiful memories. Thanks for sharing.


    Comment by Bob of Holland | November 20, 2009 | Reply

  7. All aboard! I’m always ready for a scenic train rie via your blog E!


    Comment by Marie | November 20, 2009 | Reply

  8. What a beautiful postcard. I would have liked to visit there at the turn of the century. Happy PFF!


    Comment by Beth | November 20, 2009 | Reply

  9. Lovely card. Houston used to have trams like this and is finding out that perhaps it was too bad *they* got rid of them.Happy PFF!


    Comment by Snap | November 20, 2009 | Reply

  10. That is a wonderful postcard. I love all the detail and I imagine the men and women are enjoying shopping.


    Comment by Judy | November 20, 2009 | Reply

  11. Enjoyed this card. Love the old cars. Reminds me a little of old downtown Salem. Happy PFF!


    Comment by AnitaNH | November 20, 2009 | Reply

  12. I visited Montreal briefly. 🙂




    Comment by Dorin | November 20, 2009 | Reply

  13. This is a great old card.


    Comment by sarala | November 20, 2009 | Reply

  14. I can remember all the tram tracks being taken up in the name of modernisation. And now they are being replaced in so many areas.


    Comment by Sheila | November 20, 2009 | Reply

  15. Wonderful postcard, thanks for sharing!


    Comment by twobarkingdogs | November 24, 2009 | Reply

  16. Judging by the cars, and clothes, I would think the pic was taken sometime around 1920


    Comment by Michel Jolin | January 16, 2012 | Reply

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