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Heaviest October snowfall on record downed tree limbs and cut off hydro to homes and traffic lights but caused only a few accidents. No one was hurt when this car crashed on the Queen Elizabeth Way just west of Port Credit. Today's 4.9-inch snowfall topped the 3.3 inches that blanketed the city Oct. 17; 1875; the previous October record. Crews began salting main arteries at 2 a.m. Open in full size

Heaviest October snowfall on record downed tree limbs and cut off hydro to homes and traffic lights but caused only a few accidents. No one was hurt when this car crashed on the Queen Elizabeth Way just west of Port Credit. Today's 4.9-inch snowfall topped the 3.3 inches that blanketed the city Oct. 17; 1875; the previous October record. Crews began salting main arteries at 2 a.m.

Picture, 1969, English

Heaviest October snowfall on record downed tree limbs and cut off hydro to homes and traffic lights but caused only a few accidents. No one was hurt when this car crashed on the Queen Elizabeth Way just west of Port Credit. Today's 4.9-inch snowfall topped the 3.3 inches that blanketed the city Oct. 17; 1875; the previous October record. Crews began salting main arteries at 2 a.m.

Picture, 1969, 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_0014780f