Deconstruction of the Toronto and Eastern Railway


Description
Creator:
G. Norman Irwin, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Types:
Negatives
Photographs
Description:
Black and white negative of a photograph of a train in the process of removing the rails from the Toronto and Eastern Railway behind the gates of Stonehaven, G. Norman Irwin's residence on Kingston Road, west of Whitby. Lumber and other supplies are visible in the second car.
Notes:
The Toronto and Eastern Railway was built along the north side of Kingston Road starting in 1913. The line was intended to be a commuter railway from Toronto to Oshawa. Work was suspended during the First World War and resumed in 1923. The railway was never completed and the rails were torn up in 1927.
Date of Original:
1927
Date Of Event:
1927
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 6cm
Image Height: 6cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
14-003-002
Collection:
Whitby Historic Images Collection
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8686931742779 Longitude: -78.9910125732422
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian copyright law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Whitby Archives
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from copy negative.
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Deconstruction of the Toronto and Eastern Railway
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Deconstruction of the Toronto and Eastern Railway


Black and white negative of a photograph of a train in the process of removing the rails from the Toronto and Eastern Railway behind the gates of Stonehaven, G. Norman Irwin's residence on Kingston Road, west of Whitby. Lumber and other supplies are visible in the second car.