The Toronto Transportation Commission undertook major track reconstruction in the Junction following its take over of the privately owned Toronto Suburban Railway. It involved changing from standard gauge (4 feet 8 1/2 inches) to TTC gauge (4 feet 10 7/8 inches). This was a reversal of the earlier change made by TSR from the original horsecar gauge of 4 feet 10 3/4 inches. As can easily be seen from these old photographs there was major disruption to traffic and businesses.
Heart of the Junction at Keele and Dundas Streets. Former
West Toronto city hall on the right with police and fire beyond.
Dundas Street west
from Runnymede into York Township.
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