Friday, July 2, 2010

Dundas and Parkway/Then and Now

Looking east along the south side of Dundas from Parkway Avenue in 1935.
Note the single gas pump by the curb with a price of .16c a gallon (Imperial)
An electric radio is $8.00!
How Much things cost in 1935
Average Cost of new house $3,450.00
Average wages per year $1,600.00
Cost of a gallon of Gas 10 cents (US gal.)
Average Cost for house rent $22.00 per month
A loaf of Bread 8 cents
A LB of Hamburger Meat 11 cents
Average New Car Price $625.00
Canada Dry Ginger Ale 20 Cents


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