Teenage Pay in the ’70s and ’80s

Teenage Pay in the ’70s and ’80s

247 Likes, 28 Shares, 105 Comments and 22,984 People Reached Tom Sedlar shared this pay stub from his time working for the the McDonald’s at 2380 Bank street, just before you get to Hunt Club. His pay for 27.88 hours? That would be $90.61 at the rate of $3.25 per...
The Old Spaghetti Factory on York Street

The Old Spaghetti Factory on York Street

338 Likes, 50 Shares, 120 Comments, and 21,378 People Reached Kathy Lyons shared this item from her scrapbook. It’s the liquor menu from the Old Spaghetti Factory, a restaurant that opened on York Street in the Byward Market in 1975 and closed in 1986. In other...
Ottawa School Safety Patrols

Ottawa School Safety Patrols

585 Likes, 64 Shares, 362 Comments, 31,133 People Reached Here’s a post for all those people who were Ottawa School Safety Patrols over the years keeping us kids safe at crosswalks and intersections. Thousands and thousands of people did this job while they were still...
Grandstand Shows at the Ottawa Ex in 1971

Grandstand Shows at the Ottawa Ex in 1971

490 likes, 103 Comments, 73 Shares, and 30,084 People Reached Here’s three youths hangin’ out at the entrance to Lansdowne Park, where the marquee announces the lineup for the Grandstand Shows at that Central Canada Exhibition — otherwise known as the Ex...
Looking West down Sparks Street in 1940

Looking West down Sparks Street in 1940

457 Likes, 72 Comments, 108 Shares, 23,000 People Reached This downtown scene shot in 1940 was was the most popular picture on Lost Ottawa for the first week of October.  It’s a zoomed-in detail of a larger picture from the Canadian National Images of Canada...