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To-day a 4,500 tons of scrap steel on the ice of Niagara Gorge; Niagara's ice jam pushed Falls View bridge from its foundations; then held firm while it came down in a heap. The upper gorge holds this wreckage of a 40-year-old bridge which engineers say might have lasted another 35 years. Open in full size

To-day a 4,500 tons of scrap steel on the ice of Niagara Gorge; Niagara's ice jam pushed Falls View bridge from its foundations; then held firm while it came down in a heap. The upper gorge holds this wreckage of a 40-year-old bridge which engineers say might have lasted another 35 years.

Picture, 1938, English

To-day a 4,500 tons of scrap steel on the ice of Niagara Gorge; Niagara's ice jam pushed Falls View bridge from its foundations; then held firm while it came down in a heap. The upper gorge holds this wreckage of a 40-year-old bridge which engineers say might have lasted another 35 years.

Picture, 1938, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Niagara Falls - Bridges - Falls View Bridge

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0106857f