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  1. ValsHere

    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    It's the end of the year already. Wishing you all health & much happiness in 2016. I have scanned some prints from slides & I would like to share them with you. Scenes from the Canadian National Exhibition (one of my favourite places) & one of Yonge & Queen also from 1960.
  2. ValsHere

    Evocative Images of Lost Toronto

    Just for fun, I thought I would share some pictures of my matches collection. See any places that you remember? I do apologize for the quality of my photography.
  3. ValsHere

    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    It's been a long time since I have paid UT a visit. I have a lot of catching up to do.
  4. ValsHere

    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    I would go with around 1982-83ish. Notice the A.E. LePage sign. It's still a very nice looking building. Thanks Mustapha for posting.
  5. ValsHere

    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    It was an area in decline in the early 1980's. I lived on Bertmount Ave back then & there were several used appliance stores & used book stores dotting the landscape. I seem to recall walking past several places that had closed up shop. There was an establishment at the corner of Bermount &...
  6. ValsHere

    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    Old Banker :) There were some great pictures on this thread of The Bank of Nova Scotia at Bloor & Spadina. I worked there in the late 1970's in the Ledger Department. Coffee at the Varsity Restaurant was 35 cents. I was remembering the days when if you did not make it to the bank by 6:00pm...
  7. ValsHere

    Just wanted to let you know that I really enjoy your posts on here very much. Thanks !

    Just wanted to let you know that I really enjoy your posts on here very much. Thanks !
  8. ValsHere

    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    Thank you to UT'er extrordinaire Mustapha for posting these Streetcar photographs. Those mighty old streetcars sure were majestic. I have been advised that the earlier photograph of Broadview & Danforth was from around 1963. Thank you so much to everyone for all your contributions on here &...
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    Thank you for posting those magical postcards from my postcard collection. The CNE was a dreamy place to go and at Christmas it looked so elegant, inviting & beautiful. As a kid, I can remember going to "Christmas Fairyland" with my Brownie Troop and meeting Uncle Bobby. I don't know how many...
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    I like the Planters Peanuts Tower, The Fish & Chip Shop, the parked car with a few dings & the neighbourly feeling that one gets from this image. I would also like to thank all of you who have kept Toronto Then & Now such an interesting, informative & sentimental place to visit. I would...
  11. ValsHere

    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    I think that I may have access to some shots of Ave & Dav I just need to put my hands on them. In the meantime, here are some familiar places. ATTACH]1647[/ATTACH]
  12. ValsHere

    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    I am the new kid on the block here and would like to let all of you know that the pictures & stories I see on here are fabulous. This must be a real labour of love for some of you. Thank you to all of you.

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