Monday, June 17, 2013

Heritage Oshawa Pictures

King Street, Oshawa, ca. 1934-1935. Source: OurOntario.ca

King Street, Oshawa, ca.1934-1935

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View of Oshawa: North from Simcoe Street United Church at Bagot Street. Source: OurOntario.ca

View of Oshawa: north from Simcoe Street United Church at Bagot Street. From the Thomas Bouckley Collection - Early 1900s

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Map of Oshawa: ca. 1850. Source: OurOntario.ca

Map of Oshawa: ca. 1850

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Old McLaughlin Buick factory, Oshawa. Source: OurOntario.ca

Old McLaughlin Buick factory: Oshawa.

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King St. looking East: residential neighbourhood. early 1900s. Source: OurOntario.ca

King St. looking East: residential neighbourhood. early 1900s.

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Four Corners: Simcoe Street looking north from King Street. Source: OurOntario.ca

Four Corners: Simcoe Street looking north from King Street.

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1 comments:

Suzanne McClendon said...

I love to see old town photos and especially the old cars. Beautiful. :)

I found your blog through the Geneabloggers site and am following you via the Feedly Reader. Have a great weekend.

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