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Early 20th Century View of St. Catherine Street Tram & Horse Drawn Cart | Montreal In The Time Of Tramways

St. Catherine Street from the Main Street, Montreal


Vintage Retro Montreal | Vintage postcard of "St Catherine Street East, from the Main Street" | View of streetcar and horse-drawn carriage

Reverse of Card

St Catherine Street Montreal, tram, horse & cart, historic image, shops

Message on the back:

“been at home keeping house. Mother is still in bed and we dont know when she will be able to get up so you see I am awful busy looking after a family of 11. We all like very much here and get good pays.”








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January 9, 2010 - Posted by | .


  1. What an interesting look into somebody’s life and, wow, a family of 11? I bet the writer would be busy!


    Comment by Wendy Hawksley | January 9, 2010 | Reply

  2. Oh, the thought of looking after a family of 11…that’s a little daunting.
    I sure love the old tram postcards, this one in particular.


    Comment by Christine | January 10, 2010 | Reply

  3. I’ve awarded you the “Happy 101 Award”. You can read about it and pick it up here: http://blantonroots.blogspot.com/.


    Comment by Debbie McCoy | January 10, 2010 | Reply

  4. The Happy 101 Award for you Evelyn over at Flipside http://lindasflipside.blogspot.com/2010/01/happy-101-award-thank-you.html


    Comment by Linda Hughes Hiser | January 10, 2010 | Reply

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