Tag Archives: transit

Researching a Dream Image

It Was a Dark and Stormy Night Sometime in the early 1980’s, I had a dream that seemed from the past. On a bus ride through some heavily wooded areas, I had to assist the driver who was having a … Continue reading

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My Love of Trains Started Young

Allandale Railway Station In 1955-6 we lived in New Lowell. The Thorpe grandparents lived in Toronto. That made for a long trip by car in those days. I have a distinct memory of this railway station, then on the outskirts … Continue reading

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The TTC: Toronto Transit Commission

This is a pictorial homage to a institution that I grew up with in the city of my birth: the Toronto Transit Commission. Streetcars My earliest memories include Sunday rides on streetcars, the Toronto tram system. They were steamy in … Continue reading

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