The opening of Moose Jaw's central fire hall in 1910 was a long-awaited event. The fire hall was designed in 1907 but construction was delayed when city council spent two years searching for the right building site.
At the time of its opening, . . . — — Map (db m196929) HM
Architect: David Ewart, Ottawa • Contractor: McDiarmid & Co., Winnipeg
The Dominion of Canada's Chief Architect adapted his standard Public Building design (similar buildings remain in Vancouver, Lethbridge and Regina) to create a . . . — — Map (db m196925) HM
Architects: Sholto Smith, Moose Jaw • W.A. Elliott, Brandon
Contractor: Navin Brothers
After a 2-year delay in building, while city council searched for an appropriate site, the Fire Hall was constructed featuring a 60-foot hose . . . — — Map (db m196928) HM
When CPR construction reached here in September 1882, this view was part of a hay flat in the broad valley of Thunder Creek.
Main Street divided the two sections of land reserved for the Moose Jaw townsite. In the beginning, the thoroughfare “was . . . — — Map (db m196924) HM
Private George Price was born on December 15th 1892 in Kings County, Nova Scotia. As a young man he moved to Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. He enlisted in the 210th Infantry Battalion (Frontiersmen), Canadian Expeditionary Force (C.E.F.) in Moose Jaw on . . . — — Map (db m202457) HM
Architect: Reid & McAlpine, Moose Jaw • Contractor: Peter Lyall & Sons, Montreal
In1911, the Andrew Carnegie Foundation, skeptical of Moose Jaw's population claims, refused a request for a $50,000 library grant. Undaunted, the city . . . — — Map (db m196926) HM