Category Archives: Postcards

Happy Canada Day, eh!

Happy Canada Day to everyone…in the world! And, you’re welcome.

Here’s a sneak-peak at a new postcard that will be out later this month…

 CCT0161 The cover of a Canadian tourism booklet that has everything going for it except being printed in maple syrup by a hockey player! C1935.
CCT0161 The cover of a Canadian tourism booklet that has everything going for it except being printed in maple syrup by a hockey player! C1935.
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Our Nation’s Capital: Otta-wow!

CCT0151-Looking to Rideau Street on right and the Chateau Laurier on left, from Sappers and Dufferin bridges. Ottawa, Ontario c1912
CCT0151-Looking to Rideau Street on right and the Château Laurier on left, from Sappers and Dufferin bridges. Ottawa, Ontario c1912
CCT0152-Ottawa Exhibition on Parade 1938.
CCT0152-Ottawa Exhibition on Parade 1938.
CCT0128-Large Letter Ottawa Postcard c1930
CCT0128-Large Letter Ottawa Postcard c1930
Greetings from Ottawa, Canada c1951
Greetings from Ottawa, Canada c1951
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CCT0055-Peace Tower and Parliament Buildings. Ottawa, Ontario c1945.
CCT0014-Ottawa April 22, 1968. Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Canada's bachelor leader, sprints away from a crowd of female admirers who had been caught up in Trudeaumania! The women surrounded the Prime Minister on his third day in office, outside of the Parliament Buildings.
CCT0014-Ottawa April 22, 1968. Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Canada’s bachelor leader, sprints away from a crowd of female admirers who had been caught up in Trudeaumania! The women surrounded the Prime Minister on his third day in office, outside of the Parliament Buildings.

And here’s some more…

Greetings from Ottawa, Large Letter Postcard 1906.
Greetings from Ottawa, Large Letter Postcard 1906.
Parliament Buildings and Sappers Bridge c1900.
Parliament Buildings and Sappers Bridge c1900.
Ottawa mileage chart 1954.
Ottawa mileage chart 1954.
Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario.
Château Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario.
Ottawa postcard.
Ottawa postcard.
Back cover of Ottawa postcard folder.
Back cover of Ottawa postcard folder.
The Parliament Buildings, Ottawa, Ontario.
The Parliament Buildings, Ottawa, Ontario.
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Toronto’s Subway Celebrates it’s 60th Birthday Today!

60 years ago today, Toronto launched it’s subway system with the first train pulling out of Davisville Station moving southbound on the Yonge Street line. The stations in the line at the time were: Eglington, Davisville, St. Clair, Summerhill, Rosedale, Bloor, Wellesley, College, Dundas, Queen, King and Union.

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…And More from CCT!

Did you think we’d forgotten about doing some more great black and white pictures?

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CCT0129 Dirigible flying over Toronto 1930
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CCT0131 Reproduction of 1834 illustration by William Henry Bartlett, depicting the Toronto shore and fish market. the original coffin building is seen in background, the site of the current Gooderham Flatiron Building at Church and Front and Wellington streets.

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CCT0132 Looking east along Queen Street West under the Queen Subway (railway underpass) at Dufferin Street. The Gladstone Hotel, built in 1889, can be seen in the background. Toronto, Ontario April 22, 1915
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CCT0133 Looking west along Bloor Street West to High Park, Toronto, Ontario 1914.
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CCT0134 Looking northwest at Bay Street and Queen Street West April 7, 1923.

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The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). Looking southwest to Queen’s Park and Bloor Street West from Avenue Road Toronto, Ontario 1957.
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“The Northumberland” crossing Toronto Harbour with skyline in background c1930.

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