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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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Henry A. Brandt Truck loaded with heating ducts from Steinbach Sheet Metal, ca 1927

Henry A. Brandt Truck loaded with heating ducts from Steinbach Sheet Metal, ca 1927

Note the Mennonite security system on the far right ( Tante Leina looking out of the window keeping track of what goes on in the neighborhood. Then reporting what she saw to Mrs. Abe Reimer who would in turn report it to the Peita Rample-shu,..who would phone........)   A great Birthday card for that special Mustang person.  Click on the card to see inside inscription.

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The Loewen Lumber Family of Steinbach Manitoba

The Loewen Lumber Family of Steinbach Manitoba

C.T. Loewen and Sons Lumber circa. 1939 One of the longest running businesses that was started in the pioneer era of Steinbach, Manitoba; The Loewen family was synonymous with building for more than a century.  This T shirt pays homage to the three generations of Loewens' that started their business when the young province of Manitoba was in it's infancy. Not a house in Steinbach was built without the lumber that went through the Loewen sawmill.  An amazing legacy to share with family and friends. Available in 3 colors.   For other great Steinbach nostalgia items, click on the chicken...

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