North Toronto Station
Old North Toronto station, looking east just west of
Yonge Street. Originally named Yorkville for the village it was located
in, by the time it opened in August of 1884 it had been renamed North
Toronto which was actually two miles to the north.
Looking west along Cottingham Street c.1907 City of Toronto Archives/James Collection #2413
Grade separation project has raised the level of the
tracks. Trains would now be on the south side lower level platform at
right. Note the abbreviated umbrella shed relocated to west end of station.
Freight shed in upper right background.
This view shows grade separation completed, old station
still in place with new station in background.
NOTE: Following its closure, the city opened
a farmers market in the old station July 25, 1916 to copy the similar
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