Canada’s Grand Railway Hotels – Part 3

With the expansion of Street View coverage in Canada, we can continue our exploration (see parts one & two) of historic Grand Railway Hotels. Travelling again from east to west, we begin in Winnipeg, location of the magnificent Fort Garry Hotel. Constructed in 19131 in the now familiar Chateau style, it was the tallest building in the city at the time. The hotel was named after the nearby Upper Fort Garry, which was a prominent trading post in the 1800s. The hotel was, for a while, totally self-sufficient – with heat, food, water and laundry all being taken…

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