Manitoba's Uncommon Sites and Sights
Spotlight #35
Scenes from the movie set of 'The Assassination of Jesse James ...',
located in Winnipeg in October of 2005.

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The road on Princess St. between Notre Dame Ave, & McDermot Ave. consisted of peat moss & sand.

Shirley Kowalchuk explained that by using this mixture for the movie, the material would not stick to wagon wheels, etc. in the event of rain.

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Does anyone know the names of these 'buggies'?

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Note the boards covering the sidewalk.

Shirley Kowalchuk stated that the first downtown roads were cut tree circumferences covered with tar.

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This building is located on McDermot Ave, west of Princess St.

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Was this vehicle called a 'paddy-wagon' in the 'Old West'?

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This building is located on Garry St. near Portage Ave.

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These carts were located behind the Burton Cummings [Odeon] Theatre.

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Notice the overhanging wooden awnings on this store front on Princess St. -- What was the function of the slanted section about 2-3 feet [0.7 m to 1 m] above the sidewalk & between the two left vertical posts?

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These fancy curtains & the old dress were located in the windows of the building in the previous picture.

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This building is situated on the north-east corner of Princess & Notre Dame.

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