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Edward Davies escaped from Simcoe County Jail, Barrie, Ontario Open in full size

Edward Davies escaped from Simcoe County Jail, Barrie, Ontario

Picture, 1938, English

Edward Davies escaped from Simcoe County Jail, Barrie, Ontario

Picture, 1938, English

Caption:

Capture jail-breaker Provincial police today reported the recapture near Bala of Edward Davies, who sawed his way out of Simcoe county jail at Barrie early yesterday. After sawing several steel bars. Davies, who is charged with the hold-up of a Bala bank, slid down the jail wall on a rope of blankets. The jail wall is shown.

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Medium

Black and white photograph

Extent

20.1 cm x 25.3 cm

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

TS-1-GO-461b-barrie016