OLD STREET PHOTOGRAPHS of PLATES: POST-1950

These are scans of old photographs, saved images from my searches over many years, or still captures from films.

New images will be added chronologically by date taken.

1951
1951

A Toronto taxi.

1953
1953

A relatively low station wagon X-plate.

1953
1953

A proud motorist must be photographing the car.

1954
1954

Car wreck as photographed by the Perth OPP.

1954
1954

An Ottawa bus makes its way.

1954
1954

Toronto traffic waits at Bloor and Yonge. Note the plates and the Highway 5 sign.

1954
1954

Junked TTC buses with 1948 plates still attached.

1954
1954

Traffic in Toronto.

1955
1955

Celebration parade for Marilyn Bell after her swim across Lake Ontario. Note the dealer plate.

1955
1955

Unknown street corner. Could be Perth?

1957
1957

A compact pulls over to the shoulder.

1957
1957

The Royal Limousine departs the Ottawa airport tarmac for a Royal tour.

1957
1957

A hipster and his Dodge.

1958
1958

An Olds sits proudly on a podium, awaiting a new owner.

1958
1958

Car wreck as photographed by the Perth OPP.

1958
1958

Another proud motorist is photographing his sporty wheels.

1960
1960

A proud vehicle owner.

1962
1962

Maritime-Ontario tractor-trailer with a mess of plates on the front bumper.

1963
1963

Frisby Tire, in Ottawa.

1963
1963

A long-forgotten parade, featuring a Pontiac convertible with Ontario dealer plates.

1963
1963

X-plated station wagon at an Ontario Rambler dealership.

1965
1965

Yonge Street in Toronto.

1965
1965

Plate 40-000 visible on the Macdonald-Cartier bridge into Ottawa.

1965
1965

TTC bus in traffic.

1965
1965

OPP motorcycle 5, bearing Ontario motorcycle plate 5.

1966
1966

Stay off the 401... looks like it's not quite ready.

1966
1966

A Jaguar, parked in Sault Ste. Marie.

1966
1966

High school kids working at a fund-raiser car-wash. Location unknown.

1967
1967

Queen Elizabeth II inspects her guards on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

1967
1967

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip ride in their Canada Day motorcade.

1967
1967

A beautiful Corvette with an interesting Confederation plate.

1968
1968

Do-it-yourself repairs in Toronto.