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On the east coast our Ford dealers were not so fancy in the 1960s...

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...anyone know name of fellow on left.......very familiar......
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Grandfather, Center. Dominion Motors (Ford), Winnipeg, 1960-ish

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London police cars. 1969

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Near corner of Barrington and Hurd Streets, Halifax, approx 1958:

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London police cars. 1969

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 Hmmm... black slotted ralley wheels with disc brake centers?  427 car??

Suddenly I want one... wink



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952 Barrington Street in the early 1960s.  Old British American service station with shop truck next to the billboard.

It should be noted that these buildings and the ones in the photo I posted above no longer exist.  They were all torn down during the 'slum clearance' and the ill-fated Harbour Drive project of the 1960s...

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Canadian Poncho wrote:

London police cars. 1969

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 Hmmm... black slotted ralley wheels with disc brake centers?  427 car??

Suddenly I want one... wink





Yup, disc brake car for sure. Pretty cool to see that way back when....

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MC wrote:

952 Barrington Street in the early 1960s.  Old British American service station with shop truck next to the billboard.

It should be noted that these buildings and the ones in the photo I posted above no longer exist.  They were all torn down during the 'slum clearance' and the ill-fated Harbour Drive project of the 1960s...

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I'd love to have this billboard. CFL in Halifax no less.wink 



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Yorkville (Toronto) 1960 - something

 

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Yorkville (Toronto) 1960 - something

 

 ..bottom left corner  OAT is the RIVERBOAT.....used to go see Gordon Lightfoot there in the 60's..........m e m o r i e s...smile



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RCMP. Ottawa 1962,

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67' Grande Parisienne. Ex Ottawa USSR Embassy car, 67- 68.
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If only we knew what was under the hood of that RCMP 61 Pontiac!

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348 and a 3 on the tree I bet.

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Grand Bend Ontario, 1969

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Vancouver 1974 - 1000 Albernie St.

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West Hollywood 1973.......Sunset Strip

Check out Whiskey A GO GO........

 

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bottom center a Coronet RT, a Poncho convertible with a rear antenna, a Beaumont, maybe a Elcamino behind the police car ?, lots of convertibles top up, top down



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Ken Clark Pontiac, Los Angeles late 59 or 1960

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Yonge Street, looking north from College Street

February 1971

 

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Yonge Street, looking north from College Street

February 1971

...appears everyone still has their 1970 license plates (white with blue numbers), as usual everyone is waiting until Feb 28 to change them over

to 1971.........me included...cry

 



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Yonge Street, looking north from College Street

February 1971


Front & center ... '68 Cutlass 'vert. thumbsup.gif



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Don't know if this has been linked here before, but I stumbled across a treasuretrove of photos of old Toronto.  It strikes me how many Pontiacs are in these photos - really shows how popular they were in Canada during the fifties and sixties.  Makes me wonder if any of the cars in the photos are still around, and do they belong to Canadian CP members? 

https://chuckmantorontonostalgia.wordpress.com/

 

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photo-toronto-toronto-star-building-80-k

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photo-toronto-college-at-dufferin-wet-sn

photo-toronto-dundas-at-beaconsfield-loo

photo-toronto-rogers-road-and-blackthorn

Lots more at the link at the top of this post!



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How many Canadian Pontiacs can you count in this parking lot? :)

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........wow - that sure looks like George's 57 silver 4 door from Milton between the 57 and 60 Chevys.......smile



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my dad sold cars there. McManus Motors,London Ont.17021761_10154966906609693_5219293739049558061_n.jpg

 



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