From Flickr: “Williams Omnibus (in use 1850-1862), shown in front of Red Lion Hotel, Yonge St., east side, north of Bloor St.” by Toronto Public Library Special Collections

May 7, 2015 Uncategorized

The Williams Omnibus (in use 1850-1862) was the first mass-transportation system in Toronto. Here, it’s shown in front the northern terminus of the line — the Red Lion Hotel, which stood on the east side of Yonge St., just north of Bloor St. The southern terminus was the St. Lawrence Market.

Creator: Staples, Owen (1866-1949), attributed to
Date: 1914
Identifier: JRR 3510
Format: Ephemera
Rights: Public domain
Courtesy: Toronto Public Library.
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