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October 25th, 2014
The Port Lands – Reflection Through Photos

The Port Lands – Reflection Through Photos

The City of Toronto Archives has an extensive library that documents the history of Toronto through pictures. Here are six that help us understand what the Port Lands area looked like in the early 1900s.


Cherry Street lift bridge, 1920. City of Toronto Archives

Cherry Street, 1917. City of Toronto Archives

Toronto Bay at Cherry Street, 1920. City of Toronto Archives

Cherry Street detour, 1928. City of Toronto Archives

Bathing at Cherry Beach, 1933. City of Toronto Archives

Hydrant damaged by boiler at the foot of Cherry Street, 1915.

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