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This page contains historical and present day photos of Ontario's King's Highway 43. 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 west to east. Click on any thumbnail to see a larger image!

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Historical Highway 43 Photographs


HWY 43 #1

Above - New South Nation River Bridge on Hwy 43 at Chesterville (1951)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1951)


Present Day Highway 43 Photographs


HWY 43 #2 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 43 #3 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Old route of Hwy 43 west of Chesterville
Photograph taken on July 30, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers

Right - Facing west along Old Hwy 43 across Chesterville Bridge
Photograph taken on July 30, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers





HWY 43 #9 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 43 #8 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - An old stone wall indicates the location of the old Chesterville Bridge
Photograph taken on July 30, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers

Right - South Nation River Bridge on Hwy 43 at Chesterville. Structure completed in 1950.
Photograph taken on July 30, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers





HWY 43 #4 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 43 #5 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Close-up of an original, unmodified ballustrade on the Chesterville Bridge
Photograph taken on July 30, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers

Right - An unusual date stone is located on the Chesterville Bridge's northeast ballustrade
Photograph taken on July 30, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers





HWY 43 #6 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 43 #7 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Facing east along Old Hwy 43 across Chesterville Bridge
Photograph taken on July 30, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers

Right - Eastern side of the South Nation River Bridge in Chesterville
Photograph taken on July 30, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers





HWY 43 #10 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 43 #11 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - A mural in downtown Chesterville commemorates the opening of the new Hwy 43 bridge
Photograph taken on July 30, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers

Right - Former Hwy 43 alignment between Finch and Avonmore facing west
Photograph taken on July 30, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers





HWY 43 #12 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 43 #13 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Former Hwy 43 alignment between Finch and Avonmore facing east
Photograph taken on July 30, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers

Right - Hwy 43 used to pass directly through Avonmore along this street
Photograph taken on July 30, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers





HWY 43 #14 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 43 #15 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Another view of former Hwy 43 alignment in Avonmore
Photograph taken on July 30, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers

Right - Inscription on Hwy 43 culvert at Avonmore - "THE KING'S HIGHWAY 1941"
Photograph taken on July 30, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers




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