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This page contains present day photos (Year 2000 to date) of Ontario's King's Highway 17, arranged by location from Shabaqua westerly to English River. All photographs displayed on this page were taken by the Webmaster (Cameron Bevers), unless specifically noted otherwise. Click on any thumbnail to see a larger image!

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Page 24: Present Day King's Highway 17 Photographs (Shabaqua to English River)


HWY 17 #191 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 17 #199 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - View of Old Hwy 17 at Raith. The new highway at right bypasses Raith entirely.
(Photograph taken on September 1, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Sign at rest area near Raith indicating changeover from Eastern to Central Time Zone
(Photograph taken on September 1, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 17 #200 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 17 #204 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Little Savanne River Bridge on Hwy 17 near Raith. Structure completed in 1947.
(Photograph taken on September 1, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - The Little Savanne River Bridge has a timber trestle below the steel beam deck
(Photograph taken on September 1, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 17 #202 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 17 #203 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - A date stamp was added to this bridge during a recent rehabilitation project
(Photograph taken on September 1, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing east towards Raith on Hwy 17 at Little Savanne River Bridge
(Photograph taken on September 1, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 17 #201 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 17 #205 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Southern side of Little Savanne River Bridge on Hwy 17 near Raith. This bridge was replaced by a new structure in 2005.
(Photograph taken on September 1, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing west towards Upsala on Hwy 17 at Little Savanne River Bridge
(Photograph taken on September 1, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 17 #189 - © Cameron Bevers

Above - Northern side of Little Firesteel River Bridge on Hwy 17. This structure was completed in 1945. It was one of only two concrete bridges constructed in the entire province that year, owing to the crippling shortages of construction materials brought about by World War II.
(Photograph taken on September 1, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 17 #190 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 17 #188 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Southern side of Little Firesteel River Bridge near Upsala
(Photograph taken on September 1, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Firesteel River Bridge on Hwy 17. Structure completed in 1939.
(Photograph taken on September 1, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 17 #187 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 17 #186 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Southern side of Firesteel River Bridge on Hwy 17 west of Upsala
(Photograph taken on September 1, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing west on Hwy 17 at the Firesteel River Bridge
(Photograph taken on September 1, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 17 #185 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 17 #184 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Entrance to abandoned Firesteel River Rest Area on Hwy 17 near Upsala
(Photograph taken on September 1, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - This former MTO picnic area at Firesteel River closed several years ago
(Photograph taken on September 1, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 17 #183 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 17 #182 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Facing west towards Ignace on Hwy 17 at Beaver Creek Bridge
(Photograph taken on September 1, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - South side of Beaver Creek Bridge on Hwy 17 west of Upsala
(Photograph taken on September 1, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 17 #181 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 17 #180 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - North side of Beaver Creek Bridge. Structure completed in 1944.
(Photograph taken on September 1, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - CP railway overhead on Hwy 17 at Sheba, between Upsala and English River
(Photograph taken on September 1, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 17 #179 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 17 #178 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Abandoned Hwy 17 alignment at Sheba. Until the Sheba Overhead was completed in 1964, there was a dangerous level crossing on Hwy 17 at the CP railway.
(Photograph taken on September 1, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Creosoted timber box culvert at English River
(Photograph taken on September 1, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)




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