I saw a good documentary on TVO last night about Highway 7.
Max MacDonald has sent some of his photos of the Lost Highway, below.
This entry was posted on December 29, 2014 by greg chown. It was filed under Uncategorized and was tagged with Lost Highway 7.
I also watched the documentary. Very sad is some ways, especially to see how it looked in the past. That is progress 😦
December 29, 2014 at 11:11 am
Agree. It’s a good documentary. There’s a few old, rusty classic Lincolns a bit down the highway from the gas stations: http://www.30squaresofontario.blogspot.ca/2014/08/lincoln-continental-station-wagon.html
December 29, 2014 at 11:17 am
Derrick Roemer, of the two documentarians who put Lost Highway together (Neil Graham is the other individual), is an acquaintance of mine; we met at U of G in the mid-80s. He and Graham also did an excellent doc on the renovation (and related expulsion of long-time tenants) of the Gladstone Hotel. Highway 7 is one of my favourite road haunts in southern Ontario; Lost Highway really captures the spooky sense of loss and nostalgia that this roadway embodies. I’ll see if I can’t dig up some suitable pics from my own explorations of HIghway and the backroads adjoining it, from the last decade or so.
December 29, 2014 at 8:44 pm
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