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Hundreds of abandoned and damaged cars lined highways and roads leading into Metro after the storm. These motorists failed to make it to Toronto International Airport û cars were strewn along the airport expressway. Traffic lights and signals were twisted off their standards by the hurricane-force winds that gusted up to 120 km/h (72 mph). Homes south of the Queen Elizabeth Way were without power when hydro feeder lines were knocked out. Classes at Humber College were cancelled. Open in full size

Hundreds of abandoned and damaged cars lined highways and roads leading into Metro after the storm. These motorists failed to make it to Toronto International Airport û cars were strewn along the airport expressway. Traffic lights and signals were twisted off their standards by the hurricane-force winds that gusted up to 120 km/h (72 mph). Homes south of the Queen Elizabeth Way were without power when hydro feeder lines were knocked out. Classes at Humber College were cancelled.

Picture, 1978, English

Hundreds of abandoned and damaged cars lined highways and roads leading into Metro after the storm. These motorists failed to make it to Toronto International Airport û cars were strewn along the airport expressway. Traffic lights and signals were twisted off their standards by the hurricane-force winds that gusted up to 120 km/h (72 mph). Homes south of the Queen Elizabeth Way were without power when hydro feeder lines were knocked out. Classes at Humber College were cancelled.

Picture, 1978, 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_0014783f