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From Horse Power to Horsepower

Toronto: 1890-1930

by Mike Filey

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history, pictorial
list price: $16.99
also available: eBook
category: Transportation
published: 1996
publisher: Dundurn

From the 1890s through the 1920s, as horse gave way to machine, the look of Toronto and the lifestyles of its inhabitants were irrevocably altered. From Horse Power to Horsepower is a pictorial history of the vehicles of the era.

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Mike Filey is a popular Toronto historian and is a former member of the Toronto Historical Board and the Ontario Heritage Foundation. In addition to his regular column in the Toronto Sun, he is a popular commentator on several Toronto radio stations. He is the author of many books on Toronto, including the popular Toronto Sketches series and The TTC Story, and I Remember Sunnyside.

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"For those interested in Toronto's past, From Horse Power to Horsepower is a good edition to an existing collection."

— The Toronto Sun
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Mike Filey

Mike Filey was born in Toronto in 1941. He has written more than two dozen books on various facets of Toronto's past and for more than thirty-five years has contributed a popular column, "The Way We Were," to the Toronto Sunday Sun. His Toronto Sketches series is more popular now than ever before.

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