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The full colour 8.5 x 11, 2016 Vintage Moncton Calendar features 13 old photos of Moncton. $1 from every calendar will be donated to The Humanity Project. The price of the calendar is $19.99. Order options Local Pick-up $19.99 CADShipped in Canada $22.50 CADShipped to US $24.50 CADShipped International $26.95 CAD*...
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While Bouctouche isn’t part of Greater Moncton, it does share some history and memories for many Monctonians From The Moncton & Bouctouche Railway (1883) visiting Le Pays de la Sagouine on school field trips, or trekking on the boardwalk of La Dune de Bouctouche.   Here are some photos that we’ve came...
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Before the call centers and retail shopping boom, one staple  in the heart of downtown Moncton was the railroad. In this photo, CN has a dominant presence in Moncton. With the rail yard on the lower right, office buildings on the lower left, and the spur line  running parallel to...
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Photo of 885 Main Street showing Cloggs and other historic downtown retailers. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FULL SIZE PHOTO...
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CLICK HERE TO VIEW FULL-SIZE We’ve shared different photos of the “Pizza Saucer” before, but someone has finally sent us a higher quality version....
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This is the first of a multi-part series that we will be doing that features what life, entertainment and the economy was like in the 1950′s. The source is travel brochure that was put together by the NB tourism Board in the early 1950′s.  ...
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Anyone that has lived, or spent time in Moncton has probably formed an opinion about the Causeway. Should the gates be open, or closed? There’s no denying the causeway has had a prolific affect on our river and, for better or worse, it has become a part of Moncton’s history....
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Here’s a gallery of some of the most popular photos that were posted in 2012....
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We added some new photos to our magnetic hill photo gallery. It’s amazing to see how much it’s changed in the last 100 years. Starting out as a provincial road, becoming a local tourist attraction with a gift shop and game farm, to becoming a destination with a zoo, water...
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We found another photo of the famous “Pizza Saucer”  that became a curling stone in the 1980′s. In case you missed it, you can read more about it here: http://vintagemoncton.com/ufo-curling-rock-and-a-pizza-place/...
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Great shot that we found of Highfield Square in the 70s. Notice all the trees!...
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Thank you to all the great local retailers that are selling Vintage Moncton Calendars. Read’s Riverview Location 620 Coverdale Road, Riverview Read’s Main Street Location 985 Main Street, Moncton Read’s Mountain Road Location 347 Mountain Road, Moncton Frank’s Music 243 Carson Road, Moncton Cover to Cover Books 630 Pinewood Road,...
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Great old shot  looking at Foundry Street. Notice how Archibald used to connect with Main Street before the Times & Transcript building....
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October has been another busy month. We found over 40 new photos which we will be sharing over the next couple of months. The calendars have also arrived and we have been working on getting pre-orders mailed out. We have also decided to revert our website back to the old...
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A few vintage Dieppe photos...
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We know that most of you are probably wondering the status of the calendars. The good news is they have been printed and we expect the saddle stitching and trimming to be complete this week. The reason for the delay was related to communication issues with our original print partner,...
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It’s hard to believe summer has come and gone already and that the calendars are almost ready. We can’t wait to get them to everyone who has pre-ordered, and the fantastic retailers who will be selling them for us. We’re still making changes to our website and we’ve been working...
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Stanley Bishop, was a blacksmith for the Railway in Moncton. During the 1920′s and early 30′s, to make extra money for his young family he would work extra hours on Fridays, but not in the usual way. On Fridays he would pack, in his lunch box, a pair of scissors,...
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Enter our first ever contest!...
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Circa 1979 or 80 Corner of what is now Shirley Avenue and Mountain Road. Affectionately referred to as “The Pizza Saucer” this unique fiberglass building turned quite a few heads on Mountain Road in the 70s and 80s. Its current whereabouts are unknown, but it is believed that the structure...
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Rough T-shirt concept that NOW-IC is working on for us. We want to put together a few different ones. Let us know what you think!...
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CREDIT: Mary Taylor...
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We want to thank everyone for their continued support of Vintage Moncton. We’re pleased to be able to announce a few upcoming changes and projects. 1) Website re-brand. Our current website was something that we threw together in an evening due to the overwhelming response to the Facebook Page. Now...
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It’s hard to believe that the new Gunningsville bridge is almost 10 years old already. Those of you that are new to Moncton might never had the experience of driving over the old one. Here’s a great video about the construction of the new bridge construction, and some historical information...
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Today, Jones lake hosts annual Dragon Boat races, and is a great place to go for a jog or take a dog for a walk. But at one time, it served as the boundary of Moncton where a small bridge spanned Jonathan Creek. Jonathan Creek was known for persistent flooding from...
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The purpose of the Vintage Moncton online store is to keep it fun. Ever since we started the Vintage Moncton project we’ve had requests to sell T-shirts and other items, after having so many product ideas and concepts we decided to finally start making them available. Since Vintage Moncton is...
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The store is now live. Please check back often as we’re constantly adding new designs: Visit the store: http://www.zazzle.ca/vintagemoncton/gifts...
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Since we’re constantly making so many great single photo posts to Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, we’ve decided to try using a new microblog format for the Vintage Moncton website so more people can access all the content. This new format means that we will be making shorter single photo blog...
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The Legend, Arthur (Hard Times) Gallant. CREDIT: Nicole Pelletier...
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Long before it became the dominant shopping malll in Greater Moncton, it was a humble marsh that served as an outdoor skating rink in winter, in what was then a rural area with a shipbuilding heritage. All that changed in the 1960′s. Originally it was intended to open in 1969...
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Will it is in fact May already (where does the time go) We would like to give everyone an April update. April has been a crazy month at our day job (NOW-IC). We also have a few exciting side projects on the go, such as the calendar, so we have...
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March is normally busy month at NOW-IC So we haven’t had as much time as we like to dedicate to Vintage Moncton, however, here’s some highlights from March: We had a fan submit some great downtown photos to us, including great shots of the Eatons building. We wrote a blog...
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Here are some more photos showing the evolution of the Eaton’s building About the building...
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The Railroad is an integral part of Greater Monctons History, and at one very brief point it was possible to travel all the way from Salisbury to Alma by Train. Incorporated in 1864 The Albert Railway Company was to build to connect Salisbury,  to Albert to gain year-round access to all...
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Until 1995 if you drove down Mountain Road between Botsford and Church, you had to cross the two lane “Hump Bridge” that passed over the railway. Any vehicles that went over it fast risked bottoming out and the steep bridge was a challenge for anyone driving a stick shift. The...
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Based on the overwhelming response that we received from our followers, visitors and fans, we’ve decided to print a Vintage Moncton Calendar. We plan to launch the calendar in October or November and we would like your help in getting the  13-15  photos we need to complete it. If you...
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Our Global TV interview about Vintage Moncton and the renewed interest it’s causing in heritage buildings and the importance of their preservation....
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It all started with a single photo that was added to a Facebook profile, and it ended up getting over 300 shares and almost 1,000 likes over 2 days. As web designers we decided to create a website and Facebook profile dedicated to the history of Greater Moncton. This is...
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We were just sent a fantastic photo set of pins from Great Moncton that we just had to share. Some of these pins really tell the story of Greater Moncton:...
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January was a busy month with Ryan becoming a  father for the first time.  While we haven’t had the chance to write many new blog posts we did get the chance to upload some new photos! As always, we always we love it when you share photos,. If you have...
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In the early days of Moncton The Petitcodiac River was full of ships and sailboats coming in and out of the bustling port. As the river traffic started to slow down in 1920s it had disappeared completely after the causeway was built in the late 1960′s  That is until a...
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This great collection of photos submitted by Trish Young highlights Moncton in the 1890′s. With wooden sidewalks, oil street lamps and unpaved streets. Please enjoy this great set!...
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Hey, remember the space ship that appeared on Mountain Road in the ’70s? The one that was a pizza shop for a while, turned into a giant curling stone, then vanished? If have faint memories of the odd-shaped structure, relax – they’re not part of an acid flashback. The building...
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It started off as small store with a freezer out front, where Arthur Gallant started selling produce and fish. Arthur sold just about anything and if you asked for something and he didn’t have it, you could be sure he would have it the next time you went. He soon...
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Most people know Magnetic Hill as the “Tourist trap” located near the end of Mountain Road.  Magnetic Hill is a short hill where drive to the “bottom” put your car into neutral, and it will appear to roll uphill due to an optical illusion. Today it features a man-made pond...
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The Subway overpass sometimes refereed to as “The Rat Hole” is an iconic part of downtown that was once in the middle of Monctons bustling retail center. The corner of Foundry and Main Street was once home to Woolworths, Eatons, Cloggs Diamonds, Zellers, and many  more. Businesses and hotels wanted...
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