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Library and Archives Canada Adds Streetcar Images to Flickr

Library and Archives Canada has added a small Flickr album of streetcar images. I don’t mention every small album Library and Archives Canada puts up on Flickr, but I really liked the pictures in this one.

Tweaks & Updates

Pantographs Up On Harbourfront

On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, the TTC began operation of its new Flexity streetcars with pantograph power collection on the 509 Harbourfront route. This is a short, comparatively isolated route running entirely with Flexitys where problems, if any, can be ironed out on a small piece of the network. 133 more words


Heti történések

Az előző hétvégénkkel kezdem, mert még arról sem számoltunk be. 3 klassz programunk is volt: 1) visszatértünk a kedvenc tópartunkra egy délelőttre, 2) meglátogattuk a lengyel barátainkat Liberty Villageben, 3) Gáboréknál grilleztünk és végre egy kis felnőtt beszélgetésre is volt lehetőségünk, mert a gyerekek jól eljátszottak. 2,755 more words

Kanadai Hétköznapok

The streetcar returns to Detroit – but who benefits?

Woodward Avenue at Mack Avenue, August 2017

I grew up in Brampton, a suburb of Toronto. Our family could not justify long, expensive vacations, but we did make several trips to Detroit and the region, usually to visit the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village. 1,724 more words


Smyrna Transportation History, part 2, after 1870

1. The North Atlanta and Marietta Streetcar Line, 1905-47

With the introduction of electric streetcars into the City of Atlanta in 1889, a process of rapid extension of streetcar service to the suburbs was set in motion. 2,190 more words

Points South

Vintage Toronto Ads: Hockey Night in the 1930s

Originally published on Torontoist on January 15, 2008.

Toronto Star, December 3, 1937 (left), December 6, 1937 (right).

The rumour mill is swirling around the Maple Leafs this week, as a less-than-stellar season and mixed signals from club ownership lead to daily reports about the fate of the team’s management and captain. 429 more words