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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.

Ceramic wall plaque. Original size 6" x 4 1/4" Made by Headford Ceramics.
Collection of R.L.Kennedy


TRC 445 to Riverdale Park. Sign on side: Winchester-Yonge-Union_Station.

Map 1890


 


Canadian Machinery and Metalworking January 1910

 

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.
Roof sign at front says KING ST. and sign on roof next to pole LEE AVENUE

 

 

 



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