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Icy riders. Jack Combs; 32; (front) and John Muir; 26; enjoy the growing sport of iceboating on Burlington Bay. When the ice is just right; their craft can whiz along at speeds of 112 kilometres (70 miles) per hour. The sport is gaining devotees in Hamilton; and; on a good day; Toronto Harbour ice. Open in full size

Icy riders. Jack Combs; 32; (front) and John Muir; 26; enjoy the growing sport of iceboating on Burlington Bay. When the ice is just right; their craft can whiz along at speeds of 112 kilometres (70 miles) per hour. The sport is gaining devotees in Hamilton; and; on a good day; Toronto Harbour ice.

Picture, 1978, English

Icy riders. Jack Combs; 32; (front) and John Muir; 26; enjoy the growing sport of iceboating on Burlington Bay. When the ice is just right; their craft can whiz along at speeds of 112 kilometres (70 miles) per hour. The sport is gaining devotees in Hamilton; and; on a good day; Toronto Harbour ice.

Picture, 1978, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Sports - Ice Boating

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0096183f