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75 feet long but TTC still couldn't find it. Toronto Transit Commission officials started phoning all over town yesterday when the first of 164 new cars for Toronto's east-west subway didn't arrive at the Davisville subway yards for a 10 a.m. inspection. A Star photographer found it aboard this CPR flatcar in the Parkdale railway yards; tended by Bruce Smith; The CPR explained the delay by saying it had to get permission to use a CNR line into Davisville. The 75-foot aluminum car finally arrived four hours late. Open in full size

75 feet long but TTC still couldn't find it. Toronto Transit Commission officials started phoning all over town yesterday when the first of 164 new cars for Toronto's east-west subway didn't arrive at the Davisville subway yards for a 10 a.m. inspection. A Star photographer found it aboard this CPR flatcar in the Parkdale railway yards; tended by Bruce Smith; The CPR explained the delay by saying it had to get permission to use a CNR line into Davisville. The 75-foot aluminum car finally arrived four hours late.

Picture, 1965, English

75 feet long but TTC still couldn't find it. Toronto Transit Commission officials started phoning all over town yesterday when the first of 164 new cars for Toronto's east-west subway didn't arrive at the Davisville subway yards for a 10 a.m. inspection. A Star photographer found it aboard this CPR flatcar in the Parkdale railway yards; tended by Bruce Smith; The CPR explained the delay by saying it had to get permission to use a CNR line into Davisville. The 75-foot aluminum car finally arrived four hours late.

Picture, 1965, English

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Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Transit Commission - Subways - Cars (exterior and interior) - 1960-69

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0115667f