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Black and white photographic print of the Reeta Hotel on East Main Street, in the spot currently occupied by Welland Civic Square. The Lambert Building was owned by Samuel Lambert, and he named the hotel Reeta after his daughter.

An article from the 1922/03/14 edition of The Welland Tribune, discussing the opening of the new Lambert Building, which housed the Reeta Hotel and Lambert Theatre. It occupied the location on East Main Street where the current Welland Civic Square…

Colour slide showing East Main Street at night looking west to the Main Street Bridge, July 1960.

Two colour slides showing East Main Street looking west towards the Main Street Bridge, January 1972.

Two colour slides showing traffic backed up on East Main Street waiting for lift bridge to lower, March 1972.

Traffic being backed up in the downtown core was a regular occurrence in Welland, but 1972 was the last year for it as the Welland Canal…

Postcard of East Main Street in the evening looking west, c. 1956.

The text on the back reads: "Summer evening view of East Main St. illuminated by the neon signage of the movie houses and businesses. The Park and Capitol movie theatres can be…
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