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Toronto Union Station

Toronto Union Station

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People

  • Ross & Macdonald (creator)
  • Ross & Macdonald (architectural firm)
  • Hugh G. Jones (architect)
  • John MacIntosh Lyle (associated architect)
  • Toronto Terminal Railway Co. (client)
  • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

Title

Toronto Union Station

Dates of creation

1914-1921

Level of archival description

File 38

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for a union station in Toronto, Ontario. Material in this file was produced between 1914 and 1921.

File contains survey drawings, structural drawings, preliminary drawings, design development drawings, detail drawings, miscellaneous drawings, mechanical drawings, a photograph, and textual documents.

Reference Number

AP013.S1.D38

Location

Toronto Ontario Canada

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23016
    • Title: Property plan, survey plan, test borings
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 survey drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • drawings, measured

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 ink on linen, 2 blueprints

    Folder Number:

    13-038-01M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23020
    • Title: Plans for steel frame by Purdy & Henderson (Montreal) Engineers
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 structural drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • structural drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • sepias with graphite and ink

    Folder Number:

    13-038-02L

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23032
    • Title: Plans for steel frame by Purdy and Henderson (Montreal) Engineers
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 structural drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • structural drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 10 sepias, 2 ink on linen

    Folder Number:

    13-038-03L

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23044
    • Title: Plans and sections for 3 preliminary schemes (A, B, and C)
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite and ink on tracing paper

    Folder Number:

    13-038-04M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23058
    • Title: Floor plans, elevations, sections
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    24 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 19 graphite on tracing paper, 5 ink on linen

    Folder Number:

    13-038-05L

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23082
    • Title: Plans, sections, elevation, details
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    24 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 14 ink and graphite on tracing paper, 8 ink on linen, 2 sepias

    Folder Number:

    13-038-06M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23106
    • Title: Plans, sections, elevations, perspective, details
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    27 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Folder Number:

    13-038-07L

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23133
    • Title: Details of toilets, ticket lobby, parcel and baggage rooms
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    details of toilets, ticket lobby, parcel and baggage rooms, ramps, immigration room, lettering, post office, doors, windows

    Quantity / Object type:

    32 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 30 graphite on tracing paper, 2 graphite on linen

    Folder Number:

    13-038-08L

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23165
    • Title: Brick arches, structural details, rest room, screens, waiting room, mullions, ceiling panels
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    29 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Folder Number:

    13-038-09M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23194
    • Title: Survey and foundation plans, plans and details of the east wing
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    29 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 24 graphite on tracing paper, 3 graphite on linen, 2 ink on linen

    Folder Number:

    13-038-10L

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23223
    • Title: Plans and details of centre block
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 graphite on linen, 4 ink on linen, 3 graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Folder Number:

    13-038-11L

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23235
    • Title: Details of west wing
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 9 graphite on tracing paper, 4 graphite on linen, 1 ink on linen

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Folder Number:

    13-038-12L

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23251
    • Title: Stonework for east wing, centre block, west wing, columns, carvings, lettering
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Folder Number:

    13-038-13L

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23264
    • Title: Marquise, clocks, lamps, dumbwaiter, elevator cars, cabinets, screen, mail boxes, doors, newstand, writing desk
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    23 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 19 graphite on tracing paper, 3 graphite on linen, 1 ink on linen

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Folder Number:

    13-038-14S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23287
    • Title: Stairs, windows, marquise, partitions, copper finishes
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 graphite on tracing paper, 4 ink on linen

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Folder Number:

    13-038-15L

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23298
    • Title: Marble work for toilets, barber shop, concession stands, showers, ticket lobby, lunch room
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 14 graphite on tracing paper, 3 ink on linen

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Folder Number:

    13-038-16L

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23315
    • Title: Carpentry work for cupboards, cabinets, partitions, desks, tables, drawers
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    22 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 19 graphite on tracing paper, 3 graphite on linen

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Folder Number:

    13-038-17S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23337
    • Title: Electric light fixtures
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    24 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Folder Number:

    13-038-18S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23361
    • Title: Electric light fixtures
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Folder Number:

    13-038-19S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23375
    • Title: Windows, elevator cars, preliminary finishing schedules, floor plate
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    6 drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 graphite on tracing paper, 1 ink on linen

    Folder Number:

    13-038-19S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23381
    • Title: Electrical, heating, ventilation and plumbing plans
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 mechanical drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • mechanical drawing (building system drawing)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 6 ink on linen, 2 graphite on tracing paper

    Folder Number:

    13-038-20L

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23390
    • Title: Specifications for general conditions, standards, foundations, masonry, fire proofing
    • Form: textual records
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 textual records(s)

    Folder Number:

    13-038-22T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23395
    • Title: Specifications for structural steel, stonework, roofing, carpentry, sewerage
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 textual records(s)

    Folder Number:

    13-038-23T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH23389
    • Title: Toronto Union Station under construction
    • Dates of creation: 1918
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Dimensions:

    b/w (18.7 x 24 cm)

    Folder Number:

    13-038-21P

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