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Toronto S Railway Heritage

Author : Derek Boles
ISBN : 0738565709
Genre : History
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On May 16, 1853, the first passenger train steamed out of Toronto from a wooden depot that was located near the site of todayas Union Station. Over the next century, the railways had a profound impact on the geography and economic fortunes of Toronto and helped transform it from a provincial town into the commercial centre of Canada. To the dismay of many, the railways also swallowed up prime real estate on Torontoas waterfront and isolated its citizens from Lake Ontario, the cityas most scenic asset. The struggle between the promoters of unfettered railway development and crusaders for public access to the waterfront culminated during the 1920s with the building of the waterfront railway viaduct and Union Station. This magnificent Beaux-Arts railway terminal is the busiest transportation hub in Canada and is undergoing a $1.5 billion revitalization. Inside this book are over 200 rare images illustrating 80 years of Torontoas railway history.
Category: History

Ontario S Heritage

Author : Paul Litt
ISBN : WISC:89060715414
Genre : Historic buildings
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Frommer S Toronto 2011

Author : Pamela Cuthbert
ISBN : 0470963727
Genre : Travel
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Completely updated every year, Frommer's Toronto features gorgeous color photos of the sights and experiences that await you. Our author, a longtime resident of Toronto, guides you through the city, from the Theatre District to the Art & Design District to Little Italy, Little India, The Gay Village, and more. She's checked out all the city's best hotels, restaurants, and attractions in person and offers you her favorites, plus "the best things to do for free," which includes picnicking on Centre Island and catching a concert at the Toronto Music Garden. You'll also get up-to-the-minute coverage of shopping and nightlife; in-depth coverage of the city's architecture and dining scene; detailed walking tours; accurate neighborhood maps; advice on planning a successful family vacation; and side trips to Stratford, Niagara, and The Muskoka Lakes. Frommer's Toronto also includes a color fold-out map.
Category: Travel

Toronto S Lost Villages

Author : Ron Brown
ISBN : 9781459746596
Genre : History
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Explore the vestiges of the hamlets and villages that have been swallowed up by Toronto’s relentless growth. Over the course of more than two centuries, Toronto has ballooned from a muddy collection of huts on a swampy waterfront to Canada’s largest and most diverse city. Amid (and sometimes underneath) this urban agglomeration are the remains of many small communities that once dotted the region now known as Toronto and the GTA. Before European settlers arrived, Indigenous Peoples established villages on the shore of Lake Ontario. With the arrival of the English, a host of farm hamlets, tollgate stopovers, mill towns, and, later, railway and cottage communities sprang up. Vestiges of some are still preserved, while others have disappeared forever. Some are remembered, though many have been forgotten. In Toronto’s Lost Villages, all of their stories are brought back to life.
Category: History

Microlog Canadian Research Index

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ISBN : MINN:31951D00786208C
Genre : Canada
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An indexing, abstracting and document delivery service that covers current Canadian report literature of reference value from government and institutional sources.
Category: Canada

Canadian Rail

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ISBN : UOM:39015021316321
Genre : Railroads
File Size : 49.36 MB
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Category: Railroads

Help We Ve Got Kids

Author : Elisa Morton Palter
ISBN : 1896208126
Genre :
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Heritage 85

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105038566654
Genre : Assiniboia (Sask.)
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Category: Assiniboia (Sask.)

Canada Travel Guide

Author : Chris Swiac
ISBN : 1400012961
Genre : Travel
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Describes points of interest in each region of the country, recommends restaurants and hotels, and includes information on shopping and entertainment
Category: Travel

Light Rail Transit

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ISBN : UCBK:C101114022
Genre : Street-railroads
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Category: Street-railroads

Who S Who In Canada

Author : Charles Whately Parker
ISBN : CORNELL:31924067966162
Genre : Bahamas
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An illustrated biographical record of leading Canadians from business, the professions, government, and academia.
Category: Bahamas

Canadian Transportation

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ISBN : UOM:39015021081842
Genre : Communication and traffic
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Category: Communication and traffic