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This page contains historical photos of Ontario's King's Highway 21 dating from 1927 to 1999. 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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Page 1: Historical King's Highway 21 Photographs


HWY 82 #1

Above - Circa 1940 postcard view of the Junction of Hwy 21 & Hwy 82 at Pork Franks. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photo courtesy of The Photogelatine Engraving Company Ltd.)





HWY 21 #31

Above - View of Hwy 21 passing through a rural area near Kincardine in 1951. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1951)





HWY 6 #303             HWY 6 #302

Left - Owen Sound District Garage and Paint Shop (1951)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1951)

Right - Highway sign storage room at the Owen Sound District Garage in 1952. Note the "Junction" sign for Hwy 6 & Hwy 21 leaning against the wall. Despite the widespread downloading of Ontario's King's Highways in the 1990s, the overlapped route of Hwy 6 & Hwy 21 still remains intact today between Springmount and Owen Sound.
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1952)





HWY 21 #61

Above - "Sno-Go" snowplough performing winter snow-clearing operations on Hwy 21 near Owen Sound in 1954. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1954)





HWY 81 #14

Above - Postcard view of the Hwy 21 & Hwy 81 Junction in Grand Bend (1957). Note the steel truss bridge across the Ausable River on Hwy 21 immediately south of the Hwy 81 Junction. This steel truss bridge existed up until 1964, when it was demolished and replaced with the current Hwy 21 structure. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photo courtesy of Canadian Post Card Company Ltd.)





HWY 21 #49

Above - Relocation of Hwy 21 north of Goderich approaching the Maitland River (1961)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1961)





HWY 21 #62

Above - Aerial view of relocated Hwy 21 approaching Goderich, showing the new Maitland River Bridge (1962)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1962)





HWY 21 #60

Above - Postcard view of Goderich Street (Hwy 21) in Downtown Port Elgin in 1964. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photo courtesy of Canadian Post Card Company Ltd.)




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