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The busiest and widest highway in the world is in Ontario, Canada mad-maddie: “melancholytimes: “ finallyfrontiered: “ sass-master-jack-frost: “ did-you-kno: “ Source ” Is that the fucking 401 ” That. Toronto Ontario Canada, Canada Eh, Canadian History, History Photos, Canada Travel, Beijing, North America, City Photo, Scenery

Highway 401

Southern Ontario’s main corridor from the Detroit-Windsor border in the west to Quebec in the east is Highway 401, more commonly known as simply The Four-Oh-One. This 897 km stretch of…

The Friendly Giant 16 Canadian TV Shows That Totally Shaped Your Childhood Old Tv Shows, Kids Shows, Canadian Identity, Vintage Tv, Vintage Vibes, My Childhood Memories, 1980s Childhood, Kids Tv, Classic Tv

16 Canadian TV Shows That Totally Shaped Your Childhood

Because you really wanted a tickle trunk.

Back in the day, Canada needed more people to build up its country and, in particular, in its vast western inland plains. With lots of land and not so many people, the federal and provincial govern… Canadian Beer, Canadian Culture, Canadian Things, Canadian History, Vintage Advertisements, Vintage Ads, Advertising Signs, Farming In Canada, Canadian Prairies

They’re Giving Away Land!

Back in the day, Canada needed more people to build up its country and, in particular, in its vast western inland plains. With lots of land and not so many people, the federal and provincial govern…

Gardiner Expressway: 'Big Daddy's' gift to Toronto Scarborough Toronto, Canadian Things, Toronto Ontario Canada, Canadian History, Local History, North York, Take Better Photos, Cool Landscapes, Vw Bus

Gardiner Expressway: 'Big Daddy's' gift to Toronto

The Gardiner Expressway has always been controversial, just like the man it was named after

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Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

"But the coffin block was shorter than the Gooderham. Where were additions made to create the Gooderham?" the lemur The Coffin Block later included an...

The Battle of Montgomery’s Tavern – All About Canadian History Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, History Posters, History Facts, Canadian Things, Canadian History, Texas, Asian History, Tudor History

The Battle of Montgomery’s Tavern

Shooting of Col. Robert Moodie, Montgomery’s Tavern, Toronto by Charles William Jefferys. (December 4, 1837). Continuing our look at ridiculous events in Canadian history, this week: The Batt…

Worlds Biggest Bookstore Closing in February. I was expecting this but am still saddened by the news. Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Eaton Centre, Canadian Things, Canadian History, World's Biggest, Night Life, February, Chicago Lake

World's Biggest Bookstore headed to the deadpool

The World's Biggest Bookstore is set to close this February as the site on which it sits at 20 Edward St. has been sold to Lifetime Developments. L...

Yonge and Queens Quay Toronto Skyline, Toronto City, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Canadian Things, Toronto Ontario Canada, Canadian History, Canada Travel, Landscape Photos

Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

Does anyone here have a line on pictures of One Yonge street before One Yonge? I've always been curious as to what was there. I've searched at the online...

Stream I See Fire - Ed Sheeran (A Crazy Canuck Cover) by ACrazyCanuck from desktop or your mobile device Toronto Photography, City Photography, Nature Photography, Beautiful Places In The World, Wonderful Places, I See Fire, Toronto Skyline, Real Beauty, Cool Photos

Last night's sunset in Toronto was a real beauty

Southern Ontario has finally reached that time of year when seeing colours in the sky after 8 p.m. is not only possible, but often breathtaking. Wi...

His Majesty's Airship over the Canadian Bank of Commerce, the tallest building in the British Empire (Toronto, Canada) Ontario, Zeppelin, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Empire, Canadian Pacific Railway, Toronto Photos, Canadian History, Local History

Historicist: The Tallest Building in the Commonwealth

Every Saturday morning, Historicist looks back at the events, places, and characters—good and bad—that have shaped Toronto into the city we know today. Canadian Bank of Commerce Building. City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1257, Series 1057, Item 409 Now dwarfed by everything around it, the Canadian (Imperial) Bank of

18 Lost Buildings of Toronto Print Registry Of Deeds, Scarborough Toronto, Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto Life, Union Station, Historical Pictures, Graphic Design Typography, Department Store, Ux Design

18 Lost Buildings of Toronto Print

This is a 18-point chart showing Toronto buildings of architectural, cultural, or social importance, all of which were bulldozed or burned out of existence between 1904 and 2017. Included in the image: The Regal Constellation Hotel, The Registry of Deeds & Land Titles Building, The Shell Tower, The Bata Building, The Temple Building, The Odeon Carlton, The Shea's Hippodrome Theatre, Honest Ed's, The Wyld-Darling Building, The Mutual Street Arena, The O'Keefe Brewery, Old Union Station, Sam…

Photographer: Arthur Goss May 1919 City of Toronto Archives Fonds Item 1470 Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Canadian Things, Time Photo, Beach Photos, Landscape Photos, Places To Go

Beaches west from Waverley Road

Photographer: Arthur Goss May 12, 1919 City of Toronto Archives Fonds 1231, Item 1470

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Leaside and its Aerodrome

I'm sure the aircraft scrap yard would have been closed shortly after 1947 but the site may contain evidence under the surface - unless it's been built upon..

Elizabeth Street south of Dundas Street 1934 - in Toronto - Wikimedia Commons Elizabeth Street, Back In Time, Old Pictures, Ontario, Vintage Photos, Toronto, Antique Cars, Past, Street View

19340110 - 505 Dundas - Peter Witt Car SB on Elizabeth

A Peter Witt car runs up against a delivery truck whose driver is having a very bad day on January 10, 1934. The Witt car is on Elizabeth Street, in service on DUNDAS, approaching City Hall loop. Such shots of streetcars on this short stretch of track (from Dundas to Louisa) are rare, but this image was captured and found its way to the Toronto Archives.