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When horses pulled taxis

This edition of Remember This looks back to 1912 to when transportation in the area was decidedly different
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Passengers arrive at the station in South Porcupine in 1912. Note the horse-drawn taxi. Timmins Museum photo.

As final preparations are made to open the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Center's new permanent exhibit, museum staff are taking a short break from preparing the Remember This column. 

The above photo is a previous Remember This entry we ran back in 2015 showing that horse-drawn taxis were once a common sight in Timmins.

The photo was taken by Art Tomkinson and shows a group of people arriving in South Porcupine in 1912.

Each week, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre provides TimminsToday readers with a glimpse of the city’s past.

Find out more of what the Timmins Museum has to offer at www.timminsmuseum.ca and look for more Remember This? columns here.




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