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Photo: Cenotaph Bank Of Montreal Winnipeg Square Winnipeg Manitoba Canada

A Cenotaph, a monument to the Canadian Forces who died fighting for Canada in World War I, stands outside of the Bank of Montreal building in Winnipeg Square, in the City of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Portage and Main Street, one of Winnipeg's most recognized crossroads, has long been home to the Bank of Montreal building. The Bank has been established in Winnipeg since 1877, when they opened their first branch at Broadway and Main Street.

When the 1881 land boom hit the Prairie Provinces in Canada, due to the arrival of the Canadian Pacific Railway, the bank capitalized on this and opened the branch at the corner of Portage and Main.

The architecture of the bank is very traditional and conservative (a symbol for most Bank of Montreal buildings throughout the country). Since the opening in 1913, the Bank has maintained the original character of this Portage and Main building as it is a part of their history. ... continue below the picture...



Cenotaph Bank Of Montreal Winnipeg Square Winnipeg Manitoba Canada

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The Cenotaph outside is dedicated to the soldiers that died during the First World War. About 60,000 Canadians died while fighting for their country, and this statue is one of many across Canada that symbolizes that tragic and unforgettable time in its history.

Cenotaph, a monument to the men that fell in the Great War 1914-1919, outside the Bank of Montreal (established 1817) in Winnipeg Square (underground mall), City of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III, aperture of f/9.9, exposure time of sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 14mm.

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Cenotaph Bank Of Montreal Winnipeg Square Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
A Cenotaph, a monument to the Canadian Forces who died fighting for Canada in World War I, stands outside of the Bank of Montreal building in Winnipeg Square, in the City of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
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