Highway 401 at Brock Street, c.1947


Description
Creator:
Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Negatives
Description:
A black and white negative of the 401 looking east from the Brock Street bridge. In this view the on an off ramps can be seen on either side of the photograph. There is a sign in the centre of the highway.
Notes:
The 401 stretched as far east as Oshawa starting in 1947.

Marjorie Georgina Ruddy (1908-1980) was a prominent Whitby photographer and the only commercial photographer in Whitby during the 1930s and 1940s. Marjorie was the official photographer for the Whitby Police Department starting in the 1930s and as a result took many photographs of car accidents, fingerprints and crime scenes. (Station Gallery. Whitby Through the Lens Photographs by Marjorie G. Ruddy, 1935-1948. Whitby: Station Gallery, 2010.)
Date of Original:
c.1947
Dimensions:
Width: 1 in
Height: 2 in
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
A2013_040_837J
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8662815904135 Longitude: -78.9360886508178
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
This item is protected by the Canadian Copyright Act and is intended for one-time use only. Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). It is your responsibility for obtaining these permissions.
Copyright Date:
1947
Copyright Holder:
Marjorie Ruddy
Recommended Citation:
Highway 401 at Brock Street, c.1947, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_837J.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a black and white negative.
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Highway 401 at Brock Street, c.1947


A black and white negative of the 401 looking east from the Brock Street bridge. In this view the on an off ramps can be seen on either side of the photograph. There is a sign in the centre of the highway.