The Toronto, Engine No. 2, Ontario, Simcoe and Huron Union Rail-road, c. 1881
Copy photograph, coloured and touched up with watercolour and gouache.
Toronto Public Library, TRL, J. Ross Robertson Collection, JRR 1115.
Designed and built at James Good's foundry on Queen Street, The Toronto was the locomotive used on first passenger train ever run in Canada West (now Ontario), on May 16, 1853.
The photograph was taken 28 years later, in railway yards at the foot of Bathurst Street, and then touched up to portray a less industrial setting.