Later Years in the Junction
TTC 4741 Dundas car route destined to the ferry docks. Dundas Street
West and Keele Street. 1965
Opposite corner. Two Dundas cars (4393, 4352) passing each other the
one on the left destined Runnymede loop.
Dundas at Quebec Street. Dundas car is eastbound to ferry Docks. North
side businesses include G.Indovina grocery,
Dundas at Runnymede Road northeast corner Runnymede Pharmacy, Chuck's
Motor Sales, beauty salon.
TTC 4714 (acq.1952 ex Birmingham Electric Co. 815 Pullman 1946. One
of 48 identical cars acquired from Birmingham Transit in Alabama as
they went to buses like many other US systems. This allowed the TTC
to acquire a large number of relatively new PCC's from various cities.)
Signed for Dundas route destined to Runnymede shown here in 1962 westbound
TTC 4363 Class A6 PCC (CC&F 1948) on Dundas route
destined for Broadview (subway) Station. The end is near (May 10-11/1968)
for streetcar service in the Junction following opening of the Bloor
subway line extension. Overhead wires are already in place for the Trolley
Coaches that will replace the streetcars. Note: Corner Bargain
Store sits where once was a United Cigar chain store in the historic
Campbell Block building dating from 1888.
Brill trolley coach eastbound approaching Keele Street. Streetcar tracks
and overhead wires are still in place.
Street scene shows lack of tracks and overhead TTC wires with service
provided by diesel buses on both
TTC 8023 pulling away from stop and crossing Keele Street eastbound
to Dundas West Station. Circa 2018.
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