Somerset, old and new

This photo is from the 1950’s, looking west along Somerset. The road rises up on the viaduct to cross the CPR tracks. Lots of industrial land uses are visible in the distance. The residences in the foreground have abundant tree shade and shelter from the “busy” street. The Plant Pool is out of sight on the immediate left of the picture.

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  1. I wonder what Ottawa would look like if they hadn't ripped out the trams… I suspect only slightly different, but it is fun to imagine a more dense vibrant Ottawa

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