C.N.Rys. St. Clair Avenue (Toronto)

Station: St. Clair Avenue
Subdivision: Newmarket
Mileage: 5.2
Symbols: Z
Train Order: DN
Office Signals: DLikely for Davenport, the station replaced by St. Clair Avenue.
Sidings: 69
Other Tracks: 45
Yard Limit Boards: 2,151 feet North of Station
Location: 1550 St. Clair Avenue West
Toronto
(York County)
HSMBC Report: RSR-87
Designation / Year: Positive / 1994
Date Event
1931-04-28 The Toronto Daily Star reports C.N.Rys. is contemplating construction of a new $60,000 depot north of St. Clair to replace the Davenport stationThe Toronto Daily Star, Tuesday, April 28, 1931, p. 1, c. 5.
1932-01-10 St. Clair Avenue depot opensThe Toronto Daily Star, Friday, January 8, 1932, p. 3—courtesy of Derek Boles.
1932-05-01/1985-06-01 St. Clair Avenue appears in public time tablesCNR.A.65/189; CNR.A.190/213; CNR.A.214/221; VIA.222/236.
1985-10-27 St. Clair Avenue absent from public time tablesVIA.237.
1994-02-21 St. Clair Avenue depot designated under Heritage Railway Station Protection ActToronto Railway Heritage Yahoo!® Group, Message No. 963/a>.
1997-02-19 Fire set by vandals guts St. Clair Avenue depotToronto Railway Heritage Yahoo!® Group, Message No. 954.
Date Image Notes
1931-09-15
City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 200, Series 372, Subseries 64, Item 37
Foundation formwork for C.N.Rys. St. Clair Avenue depot.
1931-10-05
City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 200, Series 372, Subseries 64, Item 50
Construction of C.N.Rys. St. Clair Avenue depot.
1931c
The Toronto Daily Star, The Globe
C.N.Rys. station prior to opening of train order office—note the absence of blades on the train order semaphoreThe Toronto Daily Star, Friday, January 8, 1932, p. 3, The Globe, Friday, January 8, 1932, p. 10.
1931-12-16
City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 200, Series 372, Subseries 64, Item 67
Entrance to C.N.Rys. St. Clair Avenue depot.
1931-12-16
City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 200, Series 372, Subseries 64, Item 68
C.N.Rys. St. Clair Avenue depot.
1932c
Railway Age
Looking north from south end of St. Clair Avenue subway towards St. Clair Avenue station.
1970c
North elevation of station.
1970c
North and west (track) elevations station.
1970c
South elevation of station
1970c
View of operator's bay window looking north.
1970c
Train order semaphore.
1970c
Waiting room interior showing bench.
1970c
Waiting room interior showing ticket window.
1970c
North part of east (rear) elevation of station.
1970c
South and west (rear) elevations of station.
1970c
Middle part of west (rear) elevation of station.
1970c
Underside of porte-cochère.
1980-03-20
David Moore? photo, Robert Sandusky collection
Station.
1991
Kate MacFarlane photo
South and west (rear) elevations of station.
1991
William Dendy photo
South and west (rear) elevations of station.
1991
William Dendy photo
South façade of station.
1991
William Dendy photo
Looking south down platform.
1991
Kate MacFarlane photo
View of station from the west.
1991
William Dendy photo
Brick detail.
n.d. Image not available
Ron Brown photo
Station.
Date Reference Railway Subject Description
1970c Edmonson-1977, pp. 73-75 C.N.Rys. Station. Plans. Elevations.