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Waiting for the bus...


My wife and I wait for the bus at 3AM as we return from the Toronto Islands where some dear friends had just married. We are tired but, for once, we…

Carriage, in front of Lionel Rawlinson, furniture dealers, 647-9 Yonge St., e.


Possibly the carriage of the Misses Clark (Jean Mortimer Clark and Elise Gordon Clark, daughters of Sir William Mortimer Clark) who were perhaps the…

Mother and Grandmother walking down Yonge Street in 1947


My grandmother was walking my mother down Yonge Street towards Queen street. A photographer captured this photograph.

Yonge St. Arcade


Yonge St. Arcade was built in 1884 on the East side of Yonge St., opposite Temperance St., and demolished in 1954.

Car 43 on the Metropolitan line, 1912


This electric streetcar belonging to the Toronto and York Radial Railway is pictured on Yonge at Yonge Blvd. Incorporated in 1877, this railway was…