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Fire Station #10 in Yorkville - 1878; Toronto oldest active Fire Hall. Taller ladder will be required soon.......

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Yorkville Fire Department, 1878. It is the city's oldest active fire hall. The two-storey structure has a five-storey clock tower with three bays. Used to be one of the tallest structure in Yorkville, when I arrived in Toronto. Look at it now!

The only problem, they have to get a much bigger ladder!!

Fire Hall #10 (now 312), has a coat of arms from the old Yorkville Town Hall. It was restored in 1974.

Certain places in can be photographed only in certain time. The sun is rare here, because of the tall buildings. The advantage of a local photographer being, that you can revisit.

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Comments (92)

Arolldo Costa on August 29, 2012

Gosto muito dessa foto!!! Um abraço L

Monique van Dijk-Bee… on September 9, 2012

Intresting shot!!

Greetzzzzzz Moon

Don Maiers on September 10, 2012

Wonderful photo! L+F! Best greetings, Don.

Ondřej Havelka on September 12, 2012

Well, beautiful contrasts, like84 :-)

RNLatvian - Rudolf on September 13, 2012

Interesting contrast of styles! Like!

BritPlom on October 15, 2012

A superb composition!


Greetings, François

Alex Wakanno on December 7, 2012

Great shot!! Greetings from the Netherlands, Alex.

Elysium2012 on January 4, 2013

Very great shot ! Congrats ! Like + Fave.

Lucien Kivit on October 15, 2013

Old and new, small and big, very nice contrasts in this well composed beautiful picture, LIKE, regards Lucien

Itallica II on April 24, 2014

nice take!

tor tom on April 24, 2014

I see that you are catching up with the sights you missed. This was not included in the Oakville sightseeing, right?

Jürgen Weighardt on May 1, 2014

Great view of the old and new. ~+~+~+~ LIKE! / GEFÄLLT MIR! ~+~+~+~+~ Jürgen grüßt Dich aus Frankfurt am Main / Jürgen says hello from Frankfurt-upon-Main (Germany)

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 21, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by tor tom
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-ZS5
    • Taken on 2012/02/09 11:50:22
    • Exposure: 0.006s (1/160)
    • Focal Length: 4.10mm
    • F/Stop: f/6.300
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash