Folded Dimensions: 4.75" X 8.5"
Open Dimensions: 41 W X 25 H
Date Location: Front Cover & Legend
Cover Description: Dark blue background with white and green lettering. Features color drawings; a circle in the center with a modern interchange, and surrounding it drawings of two traders in a canoe, a man on horse back, a covered wagon drawn by oxen, a buggy pulled by a horse, an older model open car on a dirt road, a sleek 1957 sedan on a highway and the Ontario coat of arms.
Date Code: Non-Applicable
Southern Ontario Scale: 1" : 14 miles
Northern Ontario Scale: 1" : 28 miles
Main Legend Side Features: Map of Southern Ontario with legend, Index of Lakes, Index of Cities, Towns & Villages - (Southern Ontario).
Opposite Side Features: Close up maps of 27 communities, Map of Northern Ontario with legend, Mileage Tables, Illustrations of Regulatory Signs, No Passing Zone feature, Index of Cities, Towns and Villages - (Northern Ontario), Official Travel Information and Ontario Provincial Police Locations, St. John Ambulance First Aid Posts.
Mileage Tables: Highways No.2 through to Highway No. 133 & Controlled Access Highways; QEW, 400, 401 & 402
Compiled By: C. P. Robins.
Prime Minister: Leslie M. Frost
Minister: Jas. N. Allan, Department of Highways
Deputy Minister: W. J. Fulton, Department of Highways
Other: Copyrighted 1955 - Lithographed in Canada by Lawson & Jones Ltd., London and Toronto
North Arrow Used On This Map
The 401 is completed from London to Woodstock. Preston, Hespeler and Galt still exist as separate communities.
In 1957 the coloring of the warning signs was changed to a deeper yellow. The words "Through Highway" were added to the stop sign and the railroad crossing symbol was changed.