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Jacob T. Loewen Movers Steinbach

Jacob T. Loewen Movers Steinbach

Apparently Jacob T. Loewen movers were well know in western Canada and would move almost anything including a grain elevator.  

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Memories of Steinbach Fabric Shop and Sew & Save

The Steinbach Tribune

Memories of Steinbach Fabric Shop and Sew & Save

The newest fashions and the latest styles were all to be had by the thrifty Steinbach household that had someone who knew how to sew! Paying retail for clothes at Sylerite or settle on less desirable clothes at the MCC?.?  Wait,.. there's another option!  Pickup a pattern and a nice poly-cotton blend and make your own!  The "I can make it cheaper" Mennonite spirit was alive in well in Steinbach! Sew & Save and Steinbach Fabric Shop were probably  two of the most well known textile shops from back in the day.  How about a nice checkered yellow fortrel to...

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Penners Waffle Shop

Penners Waffle Shop

You made the trip to Steinbach to buy a new Chevy,..and go for waffles?! “Ok, I’d like to add air conditioning, electric windows, am\fm cassette and….a side order of waffles and white sauce”. How about those waffles at the Waffle Shop at Penner Chev!? Sitting upstairs with a bird’s eye view of traffic along the #12. The Waffle Shop has now also passed into the “Vintage” domain of legendary Steinbach businesses that are now closed, but you can still think back to the days when you could order a loaded ’91 Caprice and get waffles and white sauce at no...

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Steinbach's Post Office

Steinbach's Post Office

This photo shows the north corner of the H. W. Reimer residence and the Steinbach Post Office as it was in 1940. The current Post Office was built in 1937.The building was demolished in the mid-70s. The property was then sold to the Toronto Dominion Bank which is currently located here. The south side of Loewen Garage can be seen at the left side of the photo. Notice the Union Jack flying on top of the building.

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Rieger Tailor in the early days of Steinbach

Rieger Tailor in the early days of Steinbach

A Tailor shop in Steinbach Manitoba. ca. 1910-1920. Riegers (as it later became known) always sold top quality garments and the business ran nearly 100 years before closing.

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