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Just a farmer at heart, Metro Chairman Ab Campbell parks a boot on a cedar fence rail and surveys his 19-acre spread in Scarborough. Campbell returns to the farm every night to recuperate from the pressures of his $35,000-a-year job as Open in full size

Just a farmer at heart, Metro Chairman Ab Campbell parks a boot on a cedar fence rail and surveys his 19-acre spread in Scarborough. Campbell returns to the farm every night to recuperate from the pressures of his $35,000-a-year job as "mayor of Metro." Land appraisers estimate that Campbell's farm, where he grows wheat, would bring at least $1,000,000 from developers.

Picture, Date Unknown, English

Just a farmer at heart, Metro Chairman Ab Campbell parks a boot on a cedar fence rail and surveys his 19-acre spread in Scarborough. Campbell returns to the farm every night to recuperate from the pressures of his $35,000-a-year job as "mayor of Metro." Land appraisers estimate that Campbell's farm, where he grows wheat, would bring at least $1,000,000 from developers.

Picture, Date Unknown, English

Notes

Photograph published in the Toronto Star, 30 January 1971, page 1, to illustrate article by Michael Best, "Campbell runs Metro and a farm as well." 3620 Kingston Road, east side between Markham Road and Eglington Avenue East, Scarborough. (43.7411963, -79.21494074)

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Campbell; Albert M -Portraits

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0035949f