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Ahoy Subway Cars

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Production Years: 
1950 to 1954


Film Properties: 
Length (feet): 
675 (16mm)
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Library and Archives Canada: 16mm, 3/4in.
"Film tracing the history of the first subway cars in Toronto. Sequences on the building of the cars at Gloucester Car and Carriage Co. in England. Shots include the trip to Canada, unloading at Montreal and transporting by rail to Toronto. Also shown is the display of the cars at the Canadian National Exhibition before they entered service."