Possible Railway Line Through North Side of Glebe


In October 1909, the Ottawa Journal reported the possibility of a new railway line through the northern portion of the Glebe, which, as noted in the following Ottawa Journal Article understandably upset a number of new homeowners (and Powell and Clemow of Clemora Realty) on Powell and Clemow Avenues.

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This obviously did not happen and Clemora Realty was able to continue promoting the area as a prime place to move to and build a home, as is evident from the following advertisements in the local papers over the next few years:

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The following is a particularly nice ad for a house located on Powell Avenue, from the Sept. 28 1912 Ottawa Journal:

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