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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Winnipeg Electric Company Desautels Substation (403-407 Rue Desautels, Winnipeg)

A brick building on Rue Desautels in Winnipeg was built in 1927 by the Claydon Construction Company as a local electrical substation for the Winnipeg Electric Company. It was later occupied by a succession of other businesses.

Winnipeg Electric Company Desautels Substation

Winnipeg Electric Company Desautels Substation (January 2021)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89133, W97.10943
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Claydon Brothers Construction Company / Claydon Construction Limited

Manitoba Business: Winnipeg Electric Railway Company / Winnipeg Electric Company


“New sub-station to cost $15,000 in St. Boniface,” Manitoba Free Press, 20 August 1927, page 25.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 May 2022

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