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Opening of the street railway
York Herald, 13 Sep 1861, p. 2
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Description of the inaugural trip of streetcars in Toronto (through Yorkville), and the following meal, concert and ball. Includes details of the construction of the lines.

Engine Hall of No. 2; Street Railway Act
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13 Sep 1861
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Easton, Mr. ; Smith, David ; Blakely, Alexander ; Williams, Mr. ; Steers, Mr. ; Jarvis, W. B., Col. ; Bowers, J. G. ; Ostell, John ; McCaul, Rev. Dr. ; Denison, R. L., Col. ; Putty, P. ; Bostwick ; Foster ; Severn ; Sleigh, John ; Armstrong, Philip ; Dobson, James ; Thompson ; Macdonald, W. ; Snarr ; Nasmith ; Sterling ; Brunel ; Dunn ; Sproatt ; Moodie ; Edwards ; Baxter ; Boxall ; McKnight ; Higgins ; Love ; Berryman, Dr. ; Duggan (coroner) ; Lewis, Rice ; Henderson, W. ; Barber, G. A. ; Harcourt, Geo. ; Hope, H., Rev. ; Fleming, James ; Coate, F. W. ; Coleman
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Toronto Globe ; Toronto Street Railway ; St. Lawrence Hall ; Hancock & Foley ; Hamilton & Sons ; St. Lawrence Foundry ; Smith & Burke
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Opening of the street railway