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This page contains historical photos of Ontario's King's Highway 169 dating from 1936 to 1999. Please note that Highway 169 was known as Highway 69 prior to 1976. All photographs displayed on this page were taken by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, unless specifically noted otherwise. Historical photographs are arranged in approximate chronological order. Click on any thumbnail to see a larger image!

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Hwy 169 Photo Index      On to Hwy 169 - Hwy 12 to Washago

Page 1: Historical King's Highway 169 Photographs


HWY 11 #1266

Above - Circa 1957 aerial postcard view of the Severn River Bridge on Hwy 11 & Hwy 169 (Formerly Hwy 69) between Washago and Gravenhurst. This three-span steel truss structure was completed by the DHO in 1931. The bridge was replaced when Hwy 11 was expanded from two to four lanes in 1966. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photo courtesy of the Peterborough Postcard Company)





HWY 69 #250

Above - Autumn colours along Hwy 169 (Formerly Hwy 69) north of the Hwy 118 Junction at Glen Orchard in 1963. This photo was featured on the front cover of the 1966 Edition of the Official Ontario Road Map. Photo taken in September, 1963. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1963)





HWY 69 #246             HWY 11 #1225

Left - Hot mix asphalt paving operations on Hwy 169 (Formerly Hwy 69) north of Gravenhurst (1968)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1968)

Right - Facing north along Hwy 11 & Hwy 169 at the Green River Bridge (Severn River, West Branch) near Washago. See an Enlarged Photo Here. Photo taken on September 28, 1977.
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2020)





HWY 11 #1226

Above - Green River Bridge (Severn River, West Branch) on Hwy 11 & Hwy 169 near Washago. See an Enlarged Photo Here. Photo taken on September 28, 1977.
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2020)





HWY 11 #1227             HWY 11 #1228

Left - Facing north along Hwy 11 & Hwy 169 at the Severn River Bridge between Washago and Gravenhurst. See an Enlarged Photo Here. Photo taken on September 28, 1977.
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2020)

Right - Severn River Bridge on Hwy 11 & Hwy 169 between Washago and Gravenhurst. See an Enlarged Photo Here. Photo taken on September 28, 1977.
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2020)





HWY 11 #664              HWY 11 #665

Left - Facing north along Hwy 11 towards the new Hwy 169 Interchange in Washago (August 14, 1984)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2011)

Right - Newly-completed Hwy 169 Overpass on Hwy 11 in Washago (August 14, 1984)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2011)





HWY 11 #666              HWY 11 #667

Left - Southern side of the new Hwy 169 Overpass in Washago. Note that the box-beam median barrier on Hwy 11 has not been installed yet. (August 14, 1984)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2011)

Right - Bridge-mounted overhead guide sign marking the Hwy 169 Interchange on Hwy 11 in Washago (August 14, 1984)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2011)





HWY 11 #668             HWY 11 #669

Left - Northern side of the Hwy 169 Overpass on Hwy 11 in Washago (May 22, 1985)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2011)

Right - Approaching the Hwy 169 Interchange on Hwy 11 in Washago, facing south (June, 1986)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2011)





HWY 11 #670             HWY 11 #677

Left - Facing west across the Hwy 169 Overpass on Hwy 11 in Washago (June, 1986)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2011)

Right - Facing north along Hwy 11 towards the Hwy 169 Interchange from the Washago Railway Overhead (September 29, 1988)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2011)





HWY 169 #9 - © Roger Fox

Above - Dual Hwy 11 & Hwy 169 route markers between Washago and Gravenhurst. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on June 23, 1995  -  © Roger Fox)





HWY 169 #10 - © Roger Fox

Above - Sign marking the end of Hwy 169 at the Hwy 12 Junction near Brechin. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on June 23, 1995  -  © Roger Fox)




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