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It was slow; slow driving for Metro motorists yesterday and today as trucks and cars groped their way along snow-swept roads and highways. This line of cars; on Highway 401 near Toronto International Airport; was typical as trips that ordinarily take a few minutes stretched out into hours. The Don Valley Parkway was closed yesterday by police; triggering the worst traffic jam in Metro history. Open in full size

It was slow; slow driving for Metro motorists yesterday and today as trucks and cars groped their way along snow-swept roads and highways. This line of cars; on Highway 401 near Toronto International Airport; was typical as trips that ordinarily take a few minutes stretched out into hours. The Don Valley Parkway was closed yesterday by police; triggering the worst traffic jam in Metro history.

Picture, 1971, English

It was slow; slow driving for Metro motorists yesterday and today as trucks and cars groped their way along snow-swept roads and highways. This line of cars; on Highway 401 near Toronto International Airport; was typical as trips that ordinarily take a few minutes stretched out into hours. The Don Valley Parkway was closed yesterday by police; triggering the worst traffic jam in Metro history.

Picture, 1971, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Snow - Snow Storms - Miscellaneous

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0014772f