Hwy 8B Hwy 8B (Rockton) Hwy 8B   

This page contains historical and present day photos of Ontario's King's Highway 8B (Rockton Business Route). 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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Present Day King's Highway 8B (Rockton) Photographs


HWY 52B #1 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 52B #2 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Beginning of Former Hwy 8B & Hwy 52B in Rockton. The short Rockton Business Route was established after that community was bypassed by a new highway in the late 1950s. The Rockton Business Route was decommissioned in 1970 and is now just known as Old Hwy 8.
(Photograph taken on April 15, 2008  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing west along Former Hwy 8B & Hwy 52B in Rockton. Until the Rockton Bypass opened in 1959, all through traffic between Galt and Hamilton travelled along Rockton's main street.
(Photograph taken on April 15, 2008  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 52B #3 - © Cameron Bevers

Above - Western terminus of Former Hwy 8B & Hwy 52B in Rockton. The Rockton Bypass at left was completed in 1959, bypassing a short section of Old Hwy 8. The route of Hwy 8B & Hwy 52B through Rockton was then realigned so that it intersected the Rockton Bypass at a right angle.
(Photograph taken on April 15, 2008  -  © Cameron Bevers)




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