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Cutting it fine: Mid-December ice clogs a Welland Canal lock as a freighter seeks to beat the freeze-up. It was a similar race against the weather 152 years ago today when a schooner sailed from Toronto to open the waterway from Lake Ontario to Lake Erie. Open in full size

Cutting it fine: Mid-December ice clogs a Welland Canal lock as a freighter seeks to beat the freeze-up. It was a similar race against the weather 152 years ago today when a schooner sailed from Toronto to open the waterway from Lake Ontario to Lake Erie.

Picture, 1976, English

Cutting it fine: Mid-December ice clogs a Welland Canal lock as a freighter seeks to beat the freeze-up. It was a similar race against the weather 152 years ago today when a schooner sailed from Toronto to open the waterway from Lake Ontario to Lake Erie.

Picture, 1976, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Welland Canal - Disaster

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0108561f