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Winter work: Eric Ahermae, director of engineering on the Welland Canal, and his 400-man crew are racing against time to complete vital repairs to the 45-kilometre (26-mile) canal, which is drained of water at freeze-up time each year. The 50-year-old canal, which attracts thousands of summer sightseers, also attracts car thieves - at least 50 stolen cars were found on the muddy bottom this year. Open in full size

Winter work: Eric Ahermae, director of engineering on the Welland Canal, and his 400-man crew are racing against time to complete vital repairs to the 45-kilometre (26-mile) canal, which is drained of water at freeze-up time each year. The 50-year-old canal, which attracts thousands of summer sightseers, also attracts car thieves - at least 50 stolen cars were found on the muddy bottom this year.

Picture, 1982, English

Winter work: Eric Ahermae, director of engineering on the Welland Canal, and his 400-man crew are racing against time to complete vital repairs to the 45-kilometre (26-mile) canal, which is drained of water at freeze-up time each year. The 50-year-old canal, which attracts thousands of summer sightseers, also attracts car thieves - at least 50 stolen cars were found on the muddy bottom this year.

Picture, 1982, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Welland Canal - Construction

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0108543f