Folded Dimensions: 4.75" X 8.5"
Open Dimensions: 37.75 W X 25 H
Date Location: Front Cover & Legend
Cover Description: The background is a sky blue color. A "3 dimensional" colored drawn map of the bodies of water bordering Ontario are represented on the map. Text is in white and red. Six small colored drawings are situated on the cover representing activities for the part of the province where they are located. From top to bottom: a fisherman with a jumping fish on the line; ships beside grain storage elevators; a moose standing near a lake; the Minolta tower in Niagara Falls; Toronto City Hall and a tractor pulling a combine harvesting hay.
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, 'District Engineers Addresses & Telephone numbers' and close up maps of 37 communities.
Opposite Side Features: Map of Northern Ontario with legend, Mileage Chart, Illustrations of Regulatory Signs, Index of Lakes, Cities, Towns and Villages - (Northern & Southern Ontario), Official Travel Information, Ontario Provincial Police Locations, Ontario Highway First Aid Posts, Provincial map showing Routes from Other Provinces and States and "What to do in Case if an Accident", "List of Standard Broadcasting Stations in Ontario", "List of FM Radio Stations " and close up maps of 6 communities.
Compiled By: K. G. Gould.
Prime Minister: John P. Robarts
Minister: George E. Gomme, Department of Highways
Deputy Minister: A. T. C. McNab, Department of Highways
Other: Lithographed in Canada by Ashton-Potter Limited
Note: The colored drawings of the ships by the grain elevator and the tractor pulling the combine were also used on the cover of the 1962 Official Ontario Road Map.
North Arrow Used On This Map
The 1968 map was the first showing completion of the Heron Road - Base Line Road bridge.
Construction of the 403 makes it way west of downtown Hamilton.