Heavy machinery and construction workers underground with hoarding and horizontal beams installed in tunnel
View looks south through the east leg of the wye connecting the University line with the Bloor-Danforth line, between Museum and Bay stations. It shows the general excavation and placement of reinforcing steel.
June 27, 1963
Fonds 16, Series 1604, File 246, Item 2056.

 

Excavation for tunnel and bus platforms in street. Storefronts line the far side of the street.
View of streetcar transfer-way during construction of the Bloor-Danforth Subway line
December 9, 1963
Fonds 16, Series 2161, File 396, Item 5047.

 

 

Men working on installation of bridge supports.
Construction of Rosedale Valley Bridge
November 11, 1963
Fonds 16, Series 2161, File 378, Item 5007.

 

Construction of structure for subway track.
Construction of Rosedale Valley Bridge
March 6, 1964
Fonds 16, Series 2161, File 413, Item 7014.

 

 

Article titled Rosedale Subway Bridge Wins Award.
The Coupler, Rosedale Bridge
December 1967.
Apartment buildings and other buildings in foreground. Prince Edward Viaduct in background. Middle shows cars on Bloor Street and station structure
Aerial view of Castle Frank Station
1965
Series 648, File 180, Item 28.
 
Much of the Bloor-Danforth subway was built one or two lots north Bloor Street and Danforth Avenue, and required the purchase and demolition of many properties.

 

Construction workers looking toward excavated area construction and traffic along Bloor Street. Background shows bank and storefronts along road.
Installation of decking near Broadview Avenue
May 12, 1964
Fonds 16, Series 2161, File 431, Item 8039.
Heavy machinery in excavated trench. PCC streetcar and brick buildings in background.
Boring and placing soldier piles between Chatham Avenue and Danforth Avenue
November 12, 1963
Fonds 16, Series 2161, File 381, Item 5012.
At the time of its construction, Greenwood yard was the largest on the TTC system. It was designed to meet the demand of the new subway cars required for the Bloor-Danforth-University Subway lines and to ease the overcrowding at Davisville Yard. The shops at the north east corner of the yard eliminated the need to truck subway car parts to the Hillcrest complex for work.
 
Pre construction showing clearing and preparation of site.
Construction of Greenwood Yard
June 18, 1963
Fonds 16, Series 2161, File 312, Item 2034.
Foreground shows cleared area with rails for track installation. Background shows construction of large building.
Construction of Greenwood Yard
November 19, 1963
Fonds 16, Series 2161, File 386, Item 5025.

 

Subway yard and buildings in middle and surrounding residential area.
Aerial view of Greenwood Yard
1965
Series 648, File 180, Item 23.

 

The Bloor-Danforth-University project required additional subway trains. TTC staff, working with the transit supply industry, designed new longer cars built of aluminum that set new standards for subway car design worldwide.

 

Subway cars on track in yard and other subway cars on flatbeds.
Hawker-Siddley subway cars at Greenwood Yard
August 30, 1965
Fonds 16, Series 2161, File 525, Item 10537.
 
Street level with workers standing on partially installed mezzanine roof with PCC is background and one storey brick building
View looks south-east at the mezzanine roof of Coxwell Station
September 9, 1964
Fonds 16, Series 2161, File 467, Item 10077.
Cross section of excavated area and horizontal beams in place with houses and small buildings at street level
View looks west from Main Street and shows excavation between Main Street and Chisholm Avenue
August 20, 1965
Fonds 16, Series 1604, File 229, Item 10534.
 
Aerial of construction of Warden Station and undeveloped area.
View looking north showing Warden Avenue detour and Warden Avenue underpass excavation underway. The bus transfer and Warden Station are seen in the background with St. Clair Bridge in the upper right hand corner.
November 21, 1966
Fonds 16, Series 2161, File 594, Item 11125.
 
Subway Progress Report no. 8 – Bloor-Danforth extensions, opened May 11, 1968
Fonds 16, Series 2221, File 292, Item 8.
Pamphlet showing extensions for the Bloor Danforth Subway line with pictures.
Subway Progress Report no. 8 – Bloor-Danforth extensions, opened May 11, 1968
Fonds 16, Series 2221, File 292, Item 8.