The city of Calgary is situated on the Bow River in southern Alberta, about 220 km north of the American border at the meeting point of the Western prairies and mountain foothills.www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca
1889 - St. Mary’s Cathedral established at Calgary
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1889 - Near Calgary, N. W. T., a freight train was precipitated down a mountain side on the 1st, and seven men were killed.
St Joseph Herald Saint Joseph, Michigan February 9, 1889 Added: 4/26/2014 6:44:30 PM - 1 Updated: 6/27/2014 4:12:43 PM - 1
1892 - A Calgary dispatch says: Wm. Morrison, a half-breed from the Red Deer country, was on Saturday sentenced at the supreme court to two years at Stony Mountain for horse-stealing. Rose Ann Fullam, aged 15, was convicted of stealing clothing from her mother and received a similar sentence. The case against A. J. Ross,...Read MORE...
1913 - BURNS' ABATTOIR DESTROYED BY FIRE. BIG BLAZE AT CALGARY - LOSS IS OVER ONE MILLION DOLLARS. (W.A.P. Report.) Calgary, Jan. 12. - One of the most disastrous fires in the history of Western Canada, occurred today when the large packing plant of P. Burns & Co. was totally destroyed by fire. The loss, including carcasses in cold storage, will probably be in excess of $2,000,000. On account...Read MORE...
1916 Cal'gary, a banking town and port of Canada, chief town of Alberta district, on the Bow and Elbow Rivers and on the main line of the Canadian Pacific R., 840 miles W. of Winnipeg. It is the trading-centre of a vast ranching and agricultural district, and has various manufacturing and mining...Read MORE...
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