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A fire which broke out yesterday under the arch on the U.S. side of the new Rainbow bridge at Niagara Falls will not prevent the huge span from being opened to traffic next week as scheduled; it was announced today. The strength of the structure was believed in no way impaired; and damage can be easily repaired. Firemen battled the blaze several hours before bringing it under control. Open in full size

A fire which broke out yesterday under the arch on the U.S. side of the new Rainbow bridge at Niagara Falls will not prevent the huge span from being opened to traffic next week as scheduled; it was announced today. The strength of the structure was believed in no way impaired; and damage can be easily repaired. Firemen battled the blaze several hours before bringing it under control.

Picture, 1941, English

A fire which broke out yesterday under the arch on the U.S. side of the new Rainbow bridge at Niagara Falls will not prevent the huge span from being opened to traffic next week as scheduled; it was announced today. The strength of the structure was believed in no way impaired; and damage can be easily repaired. Firemen battled the blaze several hours before bringing it under control.

Picture, 1941, English

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Toronto Star License

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From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Niagara Falls - Bridges - Rainbow Bridge

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0106873f