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.
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.
Did you think we’d forgotten about doing some more great black and white pictures?
CCT0129 Dirigible flying over Toronto 1930
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.
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
CCT0133 Looking west along Bloor Street West to High Park, Toronto, Ontario 1914.
CCT0134 Looking northwest at Bay Street and Queen Street West April 7, 1923.
The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). Looking southwest to Queen’s Park and Bloor Street West from Avenue Road Toronto, Ontario 1957.
“The Northumberland” crossing Toronto Harbour with skyline in background c1930.
Posted in Architecture, Canadiana, Historical, Ontario, Postcards, Ships, Toronto, Travel
Tagged Dirigible, Gladstone Hotel, Goodyear Blimp, High Park, Lake Ontario, ROM, Royal Ontario Museum, Ship