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Index: Vintage Postcards Of Saguenay – Lac-St-Jean

This region is in the central/north part of Quebec on the north shore. The original inhabitants were the Montagnais, and these were later followed by the French. Today, there are 14 major communities in the area.

Jonquiere (Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean), rue St-Dominique

Main Street Bagotville ca. 40s/50s

Bagotville, St-Maurice Valley, Quebec.

Chicoutimi, Quebec (rue Racine)

Chicoutimi’s Rue Racine – A Historic View

Chicoutimi, Quebec (rue Racine)

Dolbeau,Lac-St-Jean – Paper Mill Continue reading

February 14, 2011 Posted by | . | , | Leave a comment

Shipshaw (Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean) | Hydroelectric Station | Chute a Caron

This is a vintage postcard of the Chute a Caron in Shipshaw, Quebec.

Your weapons–the mattock, the axe and the spade, The crusher, the mixer, the bucket, the drill, A sledge or a hammer, swung with a will! You — men of Shipshaw– ten thousand and more, You’re working, you’re building, you’re winning the war! Ten thousand warriors, loyal and fine Carrying on behind the battle line! — From “Men of Shipshaw”

W. Gordon Ritchie, The Aluminum Ingot, October 30, 1942


Related Posts:

Vintage Postcards of Quebec

Further Reading:

“As though there was no boundary”: American Review, Canadian Studies

Clearing for model town (Shipshaw) , Mtl Gazette, 1925

March 7, 2010 Posted by | . | , , | Leave a comment