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Image of the Past: The Rideau River from Billings Bridge, early 1900s


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Image: Rideau River, from Billings Bridge, Ottawa, Ont.
Location: Billings Bridge, Ottawa, Canada
Date of photo:  1900-1910
Photographer/Source: John Woodruff/Library and Archives Canada/PA-, Library and Archives Canada

Now an inner suburb centred around a shopping centre and transit hub of the same name, Billings Bridge was once a much more rural part of the Rideau River.