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This page contains historical photos of Ontario's King's Highway 60 dating from 1937 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 60 Photographs (1937-1999)


HWY 60 #5             HWY 60 #6             HWY 60 #7

Left - Hwy 60 near Lake of Two Rivers in Algonquin Park (1939)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1939)

Centre - Hwy 60 in Algonquin Park at Cache Lake (1939)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1939)

Right - Facing west along Hwy 60 approaching Lake of Two Rivers in Algonquin Park (1939)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1939)





HWY 60 #95

Above - Hwy 60 approaching the Oxtongue Lake Bridge (ca. 1940)
(Photo from Cameron Bevers' historical photograph collection  -  Original photographer unknown)





HWY 60 #8

Above - Department of Highways' Truck Weigh Scale at the Hwy 11 & Hwy 60 Junction in Huntsville (1941)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1941)





HWY 60 #94

Above - Hwy 60 at Shrine Hill near Wilno, facing east towards Killaloe (ca. 1945)
(Photo from Cameron Bevers' historical photograph collection  -  Original photographer unknown)





HWY 60 #98             HWY 60 #97

Left - Motorist feeding a deer on Hwy 60 in Algonquin Park (1948)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1948)

Right - Facing east along Hwy 60 from Lake of Two Rivers in Algonquin Park (1948)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1948)





HWY 60 #1

Above - New Oxtongue River Bridge on Hwy 60 east of Dwight. Photo taken on September 4, 1949.
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1949)





HWY 60 #9

Above - Postcard view of the timber truss and trestle bridge on Hwy 60 crossing Oxtongue Lake east of Dwight (ca. 1950).
(Photo courtesy of Annabelle Studio)

This interesting timber structure was completed during the original construction of the Algonquin Park Road in 1935. The bridge consisted of 18 timber beam spans on a series of timber trestle bents and a Howe-type timber truss centre span. It was one of the longest timber bridges ever constructed on the provincial highway system, with a total length of just under 400 feet (120 metres). The original timber bridge across Oxtongue Lake was in use until 1962, when it was replaced by a new steel beam bridge. Click here to see a present-day view of the current Oxtongue Lake Bridge on Hwy 60.





HWY 60 #13             HWY 11 #47

Left - Postcard view of Hwy 60 in Algonquin Park (ca. 1950)
(Photo courtesy of Annabelle Studio)

Right - Postcard view of the Hwy 11 & Hwy 60 Junction in Huntsville (ca. 1950)
(Photo courtesy of Newt Winger)

This highway junction was extensively reconfigured when Hwy 60 was extended west from Old Hwy 11 to connect to the new Huntsville Bypass in 1973. Both highways were realigned so that the two roads intersected at right angles. Significant regrading also took place to improve the grades approaching the intersection. Click here to see a present-day view of the Hwy 60 Junction at Old Hwy 11 (now Muskoka Road 3) in Huntsville.





HWY 60 #14

Above - Hwy 60 at Algonquin Park's West Gate east of Dwight (1953)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1953)





HWY 11 #1072

Above - Department of Highways' District #11 Office and Garage in Huntsville (1957)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1957)





HWY 60 #23

Above - Aerial postcard view of Oxtongue Lake Bridge on Hwy 60, east of Dwight (ca. 1960)
(Photo courtesy of Ernie Dollimore)





HWY 60 #22

Above - Hwy 60, 1 mile east of Barry's Bay (1961)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1961)





HWY 60 #96

Above - Hwy 60 approaching Carson Lake, west of Barry's Bay (1968)
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Department of Tourism & Information  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1969)




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