Toronto Railway Company
Private company part of the Mackenzie and Mann Canadian Northern empire incorporated to acquire and extend city owned street car lines for a 30 year period from September 1,1891 to August 31,1921 following which the city took back the lines merging them with the city's Toronto Civic Railways creating the Toronto Transportation Commission.
At the time of the TRC takeover September 1, 1891 there were 18 routes, 68 miles and 252 wooden horse-drawn cars.
The first electric cars were run on August 15, 1892, and
horsecars were last operated on August 31, 1894.
Street Railway Depot. Yorkville Town Hall.
Ceramic wall plaque. Original size 6" x 4 1/4" Made
by Headford Ceramics.
TRC 445 to Riverdale Park. Sign on side: Winchester-Yonge-Union_Station.
The latest thing in late 19th Century travel!
No. 364 one of 75 cars 18 feet long built by the company,
this one in early 1894.
Carlton car shown on old hand-coloured post card with "Greatings
from Toronto" message.
TTC 4124 in a recent scene. Note the two small "one person" structures! February 2018.
Expanded over the years it still stands proudly. February 2018 Eric Kwan
Toronto and Mimico Electric Railway
Inc. November 1890
Acquisition of the Toronto and Mimico Electric Ry. allowed MacKenzie's
TMER Humber & Lake Shore original doubledeck open car. Likely opening
day July 16, 1892.
TMER 10 Lake Shore original double deck open car. 1893 Baldwin Collection
Double truck open cars 1 and 3 (built 1896 seat 90) along Lake Shore
Toronto and Scarboro' Electric Railway, Light and Power Co.
Canadian Machinery and Metalworking January 1910
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