Mississauga’s major intersections 100 years ago looked like this

Published January 7, 2023 at 5:12 pm


It’s easy to forget just how long Mississauga’s major roadways and intersections have been around, but they’re a big part of the city’s history — some of our routes are over 100 years old.

For those who want to take a drive down memory lane, here’s what some of Mississauga’s most well-known intersections looked like in days gone by:

Britannia – Hurontario looking south at Britannia Road, c1905

Burnhamthorpe – Dixie Road looking south at Burnhamthorpe Road, c1900

Clarkson – Clarkson Road looking South at railway crossing, c1900

Cooksville – British America Gas Station and relocated General Store, SE Corner 1936

Cooksville – Dundas Street looking east at Hurontario Street, c1900

Cooksville – Four Corners, c1940

Cooksville – Four Corners, Dundas Street looking east, c1910

Cooksville – Intersection of Hurontario Street and Dundas Street, 1912

Derry West – Derry Road looking east at Hurontario Street, c1900

Erindale – Dundas Street looking east at Mississauga Road, c1900

Port Credit – Lakeshore Road looking east at Stavebank Road, c1925

Sheridan – Town Line, now Winston Churchill Blvd, looking north at Middle Road, now QEW, c1900

Streetsville – Queen Street looking south at Main Street, c1910

All images courtesy of Heritage Mississauga

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