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Ontario Road Maps - Archival


Year Publisher Short Description Southern Ontario Scale Northern Ontario Scale Is Northern Ontario Shown? Comments
1923 Ontario Motor League     (Touring Department) Southern Ontario 1" :16 miles n/a Partial Promotes main travelled routes in Southern Ontario and part of New York State; lists Roads, Highways, Steamship Routes and Ferries
1923 Chevrolet Motor Company of Canada Ontario 1" :18 miles n/a Not available Promotes Chevrolet Service Garages in Towns and Villages across Ontario
1926 Ontario Dept. of Public Highways Ontario 1" :16 miles n/a Not available Promotes Ontario as a "Tourists' Mecca"; Has hunting and fishing information; lists historic sites
1927 Ontario Dept. of Public Highways Ontario 1" :16 miles n/a Not available Uses the slogan "Discover Ontario"; Has hunting and fishing information; lists historic sites
1928 Ontario Dept. of Public Highways Ontario 1" :16 miles n/a Not available Has hunting and fishing information; lists historic sites
1930-31 Ontario Dept. of Public Highways Ontario 1" :16 miles n/a Not available Has hunting and fishing information; lists historic sites
1931-32 Ontario Dept. of Public Highways Ontario 1" :16 miles n/a Not available Has hunting and fishing information; lists historic sites
1934-35 Ontario Dept. of Public Highways Ontario 1" : 18.5 miles n/a Not available One side is a highway map, the other side shows historic sites with numbers in circles and has a brief write up
1936-37 Ontario Dept. of Public Highways Ontario 1" : 18.5 miles n/a Not available One side is a highway map, the other side is a pictorial map showing historic sites
1937 Mobilgas (White Star Refining Company) Ontario and Quebec 1" : 14 miles n/a Not available Quebec scale is the same 1" : 14 miles
1938-39 Ontario Travel and Publicity Bureau Ontario 1" : 18.5 miles 1" : 18 miles Partial Synopsis on fish and gaming laws
1939-40 Ontario Travel and Publicity Bureau Ontario 1" : 18.5 miles 1" : 18 miles Partial Synopsis on fish and gaming laws; Photos of King and Queen on cover
1940 Imperial Oil Limited Ontario       MISSING
1940-41 Ontario Travel and Publicity Bureau Ontario 1" : 18.5 miles 1" : 18 miles Partial Synopsis on fish and gaming laws
1942 Ontario Travel and Publicity Bureau Ontario 1" : 18.5 miles 1" : 18 miles Partial Synopsis on fish and gaming laws
1947 Imperial Oil Limited Ontario 1" : 14.5 miles 1" : 28 miles Partial  
1948 Ontario Dept. of Highways Ontario 1" : 17.5 miles 1" : 24 miles Partial  
1949 ESSO (Imperial Oil Limited) Ontario 1" : 14.5 miles 1" : 28 miles Partial  
1949 RELIANCE Products Ontario 1" : 17.5 miles n/a Partial  
1950 ESSO Ontario 1" : 14.5 miles 1" : 28 miles Partial  
1949-50 Ontario Motor League Ontario 1" : 16 miles 1" :16 miles Partial Haliburton / Muskoka insets; Mileage chart map
1952 Ontario Dept. of Highways Ontario 1" : 18 miles 1": 24 miles Partial  
1955 British American (B/A) Service Ontario 1" : 18 miles 1" : 28 miles Partial Central Ontario inset
1956 Ontario Dept. of Highways Ontario 1" : 14 miles 1" : 28 miles Partial Safety messages written
1956 ESSO (Imperial Oil Limited) Ontario 1" : 13.25 miles 1" : 21 miles Partial Toronto inset map
1957 Ontario Dept. of Highways Ontario 1" : 14 miles 1" : 28 miles Partial Safety messages written
1958 ESSO (Imperial Oil Limited) Central Ontario see misc. comments see misc. comments Not available Has Rideau and Trent canal information; has boat bouy information; scales of maps are for eastern (1": 6 miles) and western (1": 4.6 miles) section of Southern Ontario
1958 Ontario Dept. of Highways Ontario 1" : 14 miles 1" : 28 miles Partial Safety messages written
1958 SUPERTEST Ontario 1" : 18 miles 1" : 28 miles Partial  
1958-59 Ontario Motor League Ontario 1" : 16 miles 1" : 16 miles Partial Haliburton/ Muskoka insets; Mileage chart map
1959 Supertest Oil Ontario 1" : 17.1 miles 1" : 34 miles Partial  
1959 Ontario Dept. of Highways Ontario 1" : 14 miles 1" : 28 miles Partial Safety messages written
1959-60 Ontario Motor League Ontario 1" : 16 miles 1" : 16 miles Partial Haliburton/ Muskoka insets; Mileage chart map
1960 Ontario Dept. of Highways Ontario 1" : 14 miles 1" : 28 miles Partial Safety messages written
1960-61 Ontario Motor League Ontario 1" : 16 miles 1" : 16 miles Partial Haliburton/ Muskoka insets; Mileage chart map
1961 Ontario Dept. of Highways Ontario 1" : 14 miles 1" : 28 miles Partial Safety messages written
1961 Ontario Dept. of Highways Ontario/ York Counties 1": 4 miles  n/a Not available  
1961 ESSO Central Ontario see misc. comments see misc. comments Not available Has Rideau and Trent canal information; has boat bouy information; scales of maps are for eastern (1": 6 miles) and western (1": 4.6 miles) section of Southern Ontario
1961 American Auto Association Ontario 1" : 16 miles 1" : 35 miles Partial Toronto and Montreal insets; Toll information; Northern Ontario section is monochrome map
1961 ESSO Ontario 1" : 13.3 miles 1" : 21 miles Partial  
1962 ESSO Ontario 1" : 13.3 miles 1" : 21 miles Partial  
1962 White Rose Ontario 1" : 16.4 miles 1" : 30.25 miles Partial  
1963 Ontario Dept. of Highways Ontario 1" : 37 miles 1" : 21 miles Full All of Ontario on one side, Part of Northern Ontario on the other side; recreational symbols used
1963 Ontario Dept. of Highways Ontario 1" : 14 miles 1" : 28 miles Partial Safety messages written
1963 ESSO Central Ontario see misc. comments see misc. comments Not available Has Rideau and Trent canal information; has boat bouy information; scales of maps are for eastern (1": 6 miles) and western (1": 4.6 miles) section of Southern Ontario
1963 Supertest Oil Ontario 1" : 17.1 miles 1" : 34 miles Partial  
1964 Ontario Dept. of Highways Ontario 1" : 14 miles 1" : 28 miles Partial  
1964 ESSO Ontario 1" : 13.3 miles 1" : 21 miles Partial  
1964 SUPERTEST Ontario 1" : 16 miles n/a Partial  
1965 Ontario Dept. of Highways Ontario 1" : 14 miles 1" : 28 miles Partial  
1965-66 Ontario Dept. of Highways Ontario 1" : 37 miles 1" : 21 miles Partial All of Ontario on one side, Part of Northern Ontario on the other side; recreational symbols used
1966 Ontario Dept. of Highways Ontario 1" : 14 miles 1" : 28 miles Partial  
1967 British American (B/A) Service (GULF) Ontario 1" : 18 miles 1" : 34 miles Partial Central Ontario
1967 Ontario Dept. of Highways Ontario 1" : 14 miles 1" : 28 miles Partial  
1967 Ontario Dept. of Highways Ontario Roads to Recreation no scale given no scale given Partial All of Ontario on one side, Part of Northern Ontario on the other side; recreational symbols used
1967 Fina (Canadian Petrofina Ltd.) Ontario 1" : 18 miles 1" : 34 miles Partial Shows southern portion of Western Provinces
1967 Ontario Dept. of Highways Ontario 1" : 37 miles 1" : 21 miles Full All of Ontario on one side, Part of Northern Ontario on the other side; recreational and mining symbols used; detailed written information on back
1967 Sunoco Ontario 1" : 20 miles 1" : 35.5 miles Partial  
1967 ESSO Ontario 1" : 13.3 miles 1" : 21 miles Partial  
1968 ESSO Ontario 1" : 13.3 miles 1" : 21 miles Partial  
1968 Ontario Dept. of Highways Ontario 1" : 14 miles 1" : 28 miles Partial  
1968 Ontario Dept. of Highways Northern Ontario 1" : 37 miles 1" : 21 miles Full All of Ontario on one side, Part of Northern Ontario on the other side; recreational and mining symbols used; detailed written information on back; scale also given in metric at 1 cm = 22.5 km
1968 Shell Oil Ontario 1" : 20 miles 1" : 35.5 miles Partial Includes Central Ontario map (1" : 10 miles)
1968 Supertest Oil Ontario 1" : 18 miles 1" : 39 miles Partial  
1968 British American (B/A) Service (GULF) Ontario 1" : 18 miles 1" : 39 miles Partial  
1969 Ontario Dept. of Highways Ontario 1" : 14 miles 1" : 28 miles Partial  
1969 Shell Oil Ontario 1" : 18 miles 1" : 39 miles Partial  
1970 Ontario Dept. of Highways Ontario 1" : 14 miles 1" : 28 miles Partial  
1970 ESSO Ontario 1" : 13.3 miles 1:1,330,000 Partial  
1971 Ontario Dept. of Transportation and Communication Ontario 1" : 14 miles 1" : 28 miles Full  
1971 Ontario Dept. of Transportation and Communication Northern Ontario n/a 1" : 22 miles Full Other side of map has outdoor and recreational safety information
1972 Shell Oil Ontario 1" : 18 miles 1" : 39 miles Partial  
1972 Ontario Dept. of Transportation and Communication Ontario 1" : 14 miles 1" : 28 miles Full  
1972 Ontario Dept. of Transportation and Communication Northern Ontario n/a 1" : 22 miles Full Other side of map has information on parks/ fishing/ hunting/ etc.
1972 BP Ontario 1" : 18 miles 1" : 39 miles Partial  
1972 Shell Oil Ontario 1" : 18 miles 1" : 39 miles Partial  
1973 Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Communication Ontario 1" : 14 miles 1" : 28 miles Full  
1973 Mobil Oil Ontario 1" : 20 miles 1" : 35.5 miles Partial Central Ontario map inset (1" : 10.6 miles)
1974 Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Communication Ontario 1: 877,000 1: 1,774,000 Full  
1975 ESSO Ontario 1: 880,000 1: 1,970,000 Partial  
1976 Mobil Oil Ontario 1" : 20 miles 1" : 35.5 miles Partial  
1977 Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Communication Ontario 1" : 20 miles 1" : 35.5 miles Full South Central Ontario Inset Map at 1:560,000
1977 Texaco Ontario 1" : 20 miles 1" : 35.5 miles Partial Also scale given in metric 1 cm = 12.7 km (S. Ont.) and 1 cm = 22.5 km (N. Ont.)
1978-79 Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Communication Ontario 1:800,000 1:1,600,000 Full South Central Ontario Inset Map at 1:560,000
1980 Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Communication Ontario 1:800,000 1:1,600,000 Full South Central Ontario Inset Map at 1:560,000
1981-82 Mapart Inc. Ontario 1:1,000,000 1:2,000,000 Full South Central Ontario Inset Map (scale unknown)
1982-83 Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Communication Ontario 1:800,000 1:1,600,000 Full South Central Ontario Inset Map at 1:560,000
1984-85 Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Communication Ontario 1:800,000 1:1,600,000 Full South Central Ontario Inset Map at 1:560,000
1986-87 Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Communication Ontario 1:700,000 1:1,600,000 Full South Central Ontario Inset Map at 1:250,000
1988-89 Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Communication Ontario 1:700,000 1:1,600,000 Full South Central Ontario Inset Map at 1:250,000
1990-91 Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Communication Ontario 1:700,000 1:1,600,000 Full South Central Ontario Inset Map at 1:250,000
1992-93 Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Communication Ontario 1:700,000 1:600,000 Full  
1994-95 Ministry of Transportation, Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Recreation Ontario 1:700,000 1:1,600,000 Full  
1997 Ministry of Transportation, Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism Ontario 1:700,000 1:1,600,000 Full  
1999 Ontario Ministry of Transporation Ontario 1:700,000 1:1,600,000 Full  
2001 Ontario Ministry of Transportation Ontario 1:700,000 1:600,000 Full  
2005 Ontario Ministry of Transportation Ontario 1:700,000 1:600,000 Full  

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