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This page contains historical and present day photos of Ontario's King's Highway 144. All photographs displayed on this page were taken by the Webmaster (Cameron Bevers), unless specifically noted otherwise. Historical photographs are arranged in approximate chronological order, while present day photographs (Year 2000 to date) are arranged by location from south to north. Click on any thumbnail to see a larger image!

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Historical King's Highway 144 Photographs


HWY 144 #3

Above - Official opening of Hwy 144 between Sudbury and Timmins on September 25, 1970. A car bearing former Ontario Premier John Robarts and former Minister of Highways George Gomme, breaks through a paper sign, officially opening Hwy 144 to traffic. The new highway shortened the distance between the two cities by over 100 km.
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1970)





HWY 144 #2 - © Cameron Bevers

Above - Arctic Watershed sign on Hwy 144 near Hwy 560 Junction
(Photograph taken in August, 1999  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 144 #1 - © Cameron Bevers

Above - Facing south along Hwy 144 from Hwy 101 Junction west of Timmins. Note the sign ahead stating that there are no service stations for 85 km.
(Photograph taken in August, 1999  -  © Cameron Bevers)


Present Day King's Highway 144 Photographs


HWY 17 #565 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 17 #566 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Exit sign for Hwy 144 on the Hwy 17 Bypass. It is a very lonely 300 km drive north along Hwy 144 to Timmins from the Hwy 17 Interchange. Hwy 144 follows the Northwest Sudbury Bypass for 18 km to the community of Chelmsford. From there, Hwy 144 turns west briefly towards Dowling and Onaping, before the highway resumes its long journey north towards Timmins.
(Photograph taken on July 3, 2007  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Hwy 144 Overpass on the Hwy 17 Bypass near Lively. Structure completed in 1986.
(Photograph taken on July 3, 2007  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 17 #567 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 17 #570 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Facing south across the Hwy 144 Overpass over Hwy 17 near Lively.
(Photograph taken on July 2, 2007  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Structure identification number and date stamp (1986) on the Hwy 144 Overpass near Lively.
(Photograph taken on July 2, 2007  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 17 #569 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 17 #568 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Facing east towards Sudbury along the eastbound lanes of Hwy 17 from the Hwy 144 Overpass. Note the bilingual "Exit-Sortie" sign at right.
(Photograph taken on July 2, 2007  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing west along the eastbound lanes of the Hwy 17 Freeway from the Hwy 144 Overpass. With the exception of the Sudbury Road 55 Interchange in Sudbury, the Hwy 144 Junction is the only highway interchange along the 20 km freeway between Sudbury and Whitefish.
(Photograph taken on July 2, 2007  -  © Cameron Bevers)




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