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Tractor-trailers pile up on the 401 in the snow; The eastbound lanes of Highway 401 are blocked by trucks and tractor-trailers that jackknifed and crashed into each other just east of Trafalgar Rd. about 3 p.m. yesterday; forcing the closing of throughway at Highway 25. It took about five hours to straighten out the mess; and the 401 had been open only for about an hour when more trucks jackknifed near Campbellville; one of them turning over; and lanes were closed again; this time at Highway 6. Open in full size

Tractor-trailers pile up on the 401 in the snow; The eastbound lanes of Highway 401 are blocked by trucks and tractor-trailers that jackknifed and crashed into each other just east of Trafalgar Rd. about 3 p.m. yesterday; forcing the closing of throughway at Highway 25. It took about five hours to straighten out the mess; and the 401 had been open only for about an hour when more trucks jackknifed near Campbellville; one of them turning over; and lanes were closed again; this time at Highway 6.

Picture, 1973, English

Tractor-trailers pile up on the 401 in the snow; The eastbound lanes of Highway 401 are blocked by trucks and tractor-trailers that jackknifed and crashed into each other just east of Trafalgar Rd. about 3 p.m. yesterday; forcing the closing of throughway at Highway 25. It took about five hours to straighten out the mess; and the 401 had been open only for about an hour when more trucks jackknifed near Campbellville; one of them turning over; and lanes were closed again; this time at Highway 6.

Picture, 1973, 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_0014775f