5.5 Inside a General Downtown Store

  5.5 Inside a General Downtown Store displaying a variety of goods (circa 1900). The railway provided relatively inexpensive access to goods from other parts of the country. Cranbrook’s central location in the region and being the Divisional Headquarters for the railway, solidified its ability to ascend over other nearby competitive and aggressive communities. Cranbrook has always been a service center for the region due to its geographic crossroads location for the railway, then the automobile, and finally the airplane. CBK.1978.030.032

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