Rail

1962
2015
Former light industrial building at the corner of Lloyd and railway tracks.
Former light industrial building at the corner of Lloyd and railway tracks.
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City of Ottawa
Title: Untitled. Reference number: CA021017
We gave it a
-5
The NCC expropriated and let Lebreton Flats sits empty for 50 years.
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92 votes
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The former light industrial building occupied the whole street block formed by Lloyd Street, Booth Street, Wellington Street and the train tracks.After a 50 year hiatus, the workers are now back at Lebreton Flats on that exact same location to build the Pimisi station of Ottawa's new LRT system....
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~1960
2014
Locomotive on the shore of the rideau Canal
Rideau Canal in Ottawa with the Laurier Bridge and the Department of Defense
Title: Untitled. Reference number: No reference number provided.
We gave it a
+1
Better use of the Rideau Canal shores. Less fan of the combo brutalism & UNESCO protected area.
Visitors's vote
+0.4
109 votes
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Today, everybody agrees that moving the train station in the suburbs was a mistake.  That being said, its move has opened the shores of the Rideau Canal by removing the lanes of rails no longer required.  By applying the sacro-saint parkways model, the NCC changed the vocation of the Rideau...
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~1920
2013
Rail and asphalt were running along Nepean Point Cliff
Road leading to Alexandra Bridge at Nepean Point
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Urbsite
Title: Untitled. Reference number: No reference number provided.
We gave it a
-2
Visitors's vote
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31 votes
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The archival photo shows the footbridge that used to link the Nepean Point to Major Hill Park....
1950
2013
Rail Bridge going over the Rideau River in 1950 in Ottawa
The Rail Bridge no longer exists.
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-2
Visitors's vote
-1.0
46 votes
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