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Largest bridges in system stand on canadian side of river. This photograph of the Canadian end of the Thousand Islands bridge em was taken by an airplane chartered by The Star, to show the ious types of bridges used on the system. The suspension bridge AT FT swings out over the deep water channel used by ships, which runs e to the Canadian shore for some distance at this point. Because the engineers in charge used several islands as stepping-stones, no span is longer than this. The system winds its way across these three bridges and for eight miles through the tree-dotted islands in one of the most beautiful parts of the river from Ivy lea, Ont., to Collins Landing, N. Y. More than 20,000 people came from both sides of the river to winess the opening ceremonies. [Incomplete] Open in full size

Largest bridges in system stand on canadian side of river. This photograph of the Canadian end of the Thousand Islands bridge em was taken by an airplane chartered by The Star, to show the ious types of bridges used on the system. The suspension bridge AT FT swings out over the deep water channel used by ships, which runs e to the Canadian shore for some distance at this point. Because the engineers in charge used several islands as stepping-stones, no span is longer than this. The system winds its way across these three bridges and for eight miles through the tree-dotted islands in one of the most beautiful parts of the river from Ivy lea, Ont., to Collins Landing, N. Y. More than 20,000 people came from both sides of the river to winess the opening ceremonies. [Incomplete]

Picture, 1938, English

Largest bridges in system stand on canadian side of river. This photograph of the Canadian end of the Thousand Islands bridge em was taken by an airplane chartered by The Star, to show the ious types of bridges used on the system. The suspension bridge AT FT swings out over the deep water channel used by ships, which runs e to the Canadian shore for some distance at this point. Because the engineers in charge used several islands as stepping-stones, no span is longer than this. The system winds its way across these three bridges and for eight miles through the tree-dotted islands in one of the most beautiful parts of the river from Ivy lea, Ont., to Collins Landing, N. Y. More than 20,000 people came from both sides of the river to winess the opening ceremonies. [Incomplete]

Picture, 1938, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Thousand Islands - Bridge and Area

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0108395f