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This page contains present day photos (Year 2000 to date) of Ontario's King's Highway 69, arranged by location from the Highway 64 Junction north of French River northerly to the Murdock River Bridge south of the Highway 637 Junction. 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 8: Present Day King's Highway 69 Photographs (Hwy 64 to Murdock River)


HWY 69 #153 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 69 #131 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Hwy 69 north of the Hwy 64 Junction, facing north towards Sudbury.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing south along Hwy 69 towards Parry Sound near Daoust Lake Road.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 69 #133 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 69 #148 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Facing north along Hwy 69 towards Sudbury approaching Daoust Lake Road.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing south along Hwy 69 towards Parry Sound approaching Daoust Lake Road.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 69 #135 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 69 #139 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Hwy 69 between Daoust Lake Road and the Crooked Lake Diversion, facing south towards Parry Sound. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Hwy 69 between Daoust Lake Road and the Crooked Lake Diversion, facing north towards Sudbury.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 69 #154 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 69 #155 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Facing south along Hwy 69 from the south end of the Crooked Lake Diversion. Note the advance clearing at right for the future four-lane highway.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Beginning of the Crooked Lake Diversion on Hwy 69. The future four-lane highway will bypass a series of curves in the current highway, the first of which is visible in the background of this photo. The new four-lane highway will divert away from the current highway and follow the utility pole line.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 69 #156 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 69 #157 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - The current route of Hwy 69 lies to the east of the proposed new four-lane highway. This section of the current highway will be closed to through traffic once the new highway is finished in a few years.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing north along Hwy 69 towards Sudbury. The Crooked Lake Diversion will soon bypass this section of the original highway. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 69 #160 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 69 #161 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Future Crooked Lake Diversion on Hwy 69, facing south. During construction of the future four-lane highway, the section of Hwy 69 visible at left will be bypassed and ultimately abandoned.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Approaching Crooked Lake Road on Hwy 69, facing north towards Sudbury. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 69 #158 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 69 #159 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - The completion of Hwy 69 between the French River and Burwash in 1955 cut the highway distance between Toronto and Sudbury by almost 50 km. The completion of Hwy 69 was one of the most eagerly anticipated highway construction projects in Northern Ontario's history. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing north along Hwy 69 near Crooked Lake Road. The advance clearing for the future four-lane highway has already taken place at right.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 69 #162 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 69 #163 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Facing south along Hwy 69 towards Parry Sound approaching Crooked Lake Road.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Approaching Ink Lake on Hwy 69, facing north towards Sudbury. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 69 #164 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 69 #165 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Facing south along Hwy 69 south of Ink Lake. When the future four-lane highway is built at left, this curve on Hwy 69 will be bypassed altogether. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Scenic view of Ink Lake, as seen from Hwy 69.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 69 #166 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 69 #167 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Hwy 69 at Ink Lake, facing north towards Sudbury. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing south along Hwy 69 towards Parry Sound from Ink Lake.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 69 #181 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 69 #168 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Facing north along Hwy 69 towards Sudbury approaching the Murdock River Bridge. Note the advance clearing for the future four-lane highway in the background. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on September 21, 2008  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing north along Hwy 69 towards Sudbury approaching the Murdock River Bridge, showing the completed Lovering Lake Diversion in the background. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 69 #170 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 69 #233 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Facing south along Hwy 69 towards Parry Sound at the Murdock River Bridge.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Murdock River Bridge on Hwy 69. This small concrete barrel arch structure was completed in 1952.
(Photograph taken on July 3, 2007  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 69 #234 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 69 #169 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Western side of the Murdock River on Hwy 69, north of the Hwy 64 Junction.
(Photograph taken on July 3, 2007  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - View of the scenic Murdock River from Hwy 69. Note the advance clearing for the future four-lane Hwy 69 in the background.
(Photograph taken on August 27, 2011  -  © Cameron Bevers)




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