Copyright Information, Sources & Disclaimer
All of the photographs and maps depicted on this website are copyrighted images, and are not
public domain! Most of the
images are mine, but some of them do not belong to me. Permission was generously granted to
me by the various copyright holders of these images for exhibition only on this site. Any
other use is prohibited and is a violation of copyright laws in Canada, the United
States and most other countries. The copyright permission that I have obtained does not allow
for the copying, downloading, saving, transferring or any other use of these images by any
other third party. Please email me
first for permission if you wish to use any images on this site. If they are my images,
I will very likely grant permission for you to use them, providing that the source is
documented. If the images are not mine, copyright clearance will have to be obtained from the
respective copyright holder.
All highway signs depicted on this site that are not "road-side" photographs were obtained
legally. The signs were generously donated by various individuals and MTO/municipal offices
as a contribution to this historical website project. Unless noted otherwise, all road-side
sign pictures used on this website were taken by (and are thus the property of) the Webmaster.
Some images of older signs have been donated to me by various interested parties, and these
images have been specifically noted as to their source.
All textual portions of this website are protected by copyright. Permission is hereby granted
to individual users to print any textual information on this website providing that it is
strictly for private personal use only. However, this information must not be reproduced,
published, electronically stored or copied, distributed, or posted onto other websites without
my written permission. All other uses of textual information on this website are restricted by
copyright, and my permission must be requested and granted in writing prior to any such use.
Permission must also be requested and granted in writing if any user wishes to publish any
textual information on this website, either in the form of print media or on another website.
All other rights, including publication rights, are hereby reserved by the Webmaster.
Please note that I have a zero-tolerance policy for copyright violation and plagiarism. Be aware that I
perform regular web searches on Google to confirm that my photographs (or those photographs
that have been donated to me) are not being used on other websites without my permission. If I find
that photographs from this website are being used on a different website without my
authorization, the website owner may face civil and/or criminal prosecution for copyright
violation. The same policy also applies to the plagiarism of my research work. I take these
matters very seriously and I have little patience for those individuals who infringe upon my
copyright. Please do not utilize, publish, copy, reproduce or distribute any
of my photographic property or textual property without
my explicit written permission!
Department of Highways Annual Reports 1914-1971
Ministry of Transportation Annual Reports 1972-Present
Personal Interviews and Correspondence with current and former MTO & DHO employees
Northern Highways Program, MTO, 2007-2010
Southern Highways Program, MTO, 2007-2010
Provincial Highways Distance Tables, MTO, 1963-1997
QEW: Canada's First Superhighway, Robert M. Stamp, Boston Mills Press, © 1987
Official Ontario Road Maps from 1923-Present
Official Weekly Road Bulletins of Ontario from 1940-1980
Various Gasoline & Oil Company Road Maps from 1921-1975
Various MapArt City Maps and Highway Atlases from 1980-Present
Various MTO Publications issued by the Queen's Printer for Ontario, and Ronen House
Various Ontario Motor League Publications from 1930-1961
Documents and Photographs on file at the Archives of Ontario and the MTO
The Webmaster's Own Personal Observations and Field Studies from 1990-Date
If you would like specific details about my sources, please do not hesitate to
The information presented on this website was secured from the most reliable official sources
available to me. Whenever possible, official government archival records have been used to
verify the information presented on this website. However, in many cases, official information
(particularly earlier material) is unreliable, incomplete, or missing entirely. While I can assure all site
viewers that all due care has been taken to insure that only the most reliable information is presented here,
I cannot assume any responsibility for any loss resulting
from the use or misuse of the information supplied here. Users are therefore asked to verify
any information obtained from this website first-hand, before acting upon it.
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