Planning for the future, and sticking to the plan Re: Deja Views, October 06: First, thanks to Beach Metro News, David Van Dyke, and I must mention Gene Domagala for keeping such close track of our Beach history. I was particularly interested in this photo because David mentioned that it is hard to believe that […]
This City of Toronto Archives photo was taken in the late 1960s. The view is west on Queen Street, taken in front of the RC Harris Water Filtration Plant. The photographer used a telephoto lens, compressing the image, an effect that emphasizes the hill just before the Neville Park loop. Do you have an old […]
This photo of an old trolley, just leaving the Neville Park Loop was taken in 1964. Do you have an old photograph you’d like to share? Please call me at 647-531-6116.
Less stop, more go. That is one goal behind a review of Toronto streetcar stops that will remove all Sunday-only stops in June, and combine several close-together stops next spring. Starting June 1, the 506 streetcar will quit making Sundays-only stops near the churches at Hiawatha Road, Rhodes Avenue, and Glenmore Road. Likewise, the 502 […]
A Kingston road streetcar is shown at the Bingham loop near Kingston Road and Victoria Park Avenue, in the winter of 1971. Thanks to Henry Petermann for the archival image. Do you have an old photo that you’d like to share? Please call me at 647-531-6116.
A northbound streetcar approaches the Main Street subway station at the corner of Main Street and Danforth in 1966. Do you have a photo you’d like to share? Call me at 416-691-4774.
We are looking at the north side of Queen Street East from the southwest corner of Queen and Wineva in 1966. Behind the old streetcar is Ingram’s Funeral Parlour. Special thanks to Pete Coulman for providing this image. Do you have an old photo you’d like to share? Please call me at 416-691-4774. […]
Most candidates who joined the first live forum of the Ward 32 council race made sure to cross the ‘T’’s – transit and traffic. Those two issues drew the most questions and detailed answers at the open-floor forum hosted by Applegrove Community Complex on Oct. 2. Beach resident Adam Smith told the nine candidates on […]
In keeping with this Arctic-like spring, I present a winter view looking north to Ivan Forrest Gardens. This photograph of a westbound streetcar on Queen Street East was taken sometime in the 1960s. A special thank you to Pete Coulman for providing the image. Do you have an old photograph you’d like to share? Please […]
The archival photograph, taken in the summer of 1967, depicts the last eastbound TTC stop, also known as the Neville Park loop, on the 501 Queen streetcar line. Do you have a photo that you’d like to share? Please call me at 416-691-4774. Special thanks to Pete Coulman who submitted this great image.