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Ahead of schedule: Engineers are installing 12 braces to shore up a wall in Lock 7 in the Welland Canal so they can drain it to inspect the damage caused by a cave-in Oct. 14. The repair job is almost three days ahead of schedule, but officials remained unsure yesterday when shipping can resume through the canal, which connects Lake Ontario to Lake Erie, bypassing Niagara Falls. Open in full size

Ahead of schedule: Engineers are installing 12 braces to shore up a wall in Lock 7 in the Welland Canal so they can drain it to inspect the damage caused by a cave-in Oct. 14. The repair job is almost three days ahead of schedule, but officials remained unsure yesterday when shipping can resume through the canal, which connects Lake Ontario to Lake Erie, bypassing Niagara Falls.

Picture, 1985, English

Ahead of schedule: Engineers are installing 12 braces to shore up a wall in Lock 7 in the Welland Canal so they can drain it to inspect the damage caused by a cave-in Oct. 14. The repair job is almost three days ahead of schedule, but officials remained unsure yesterday when shipping can resume through the canal, which connects Lake Ontario to Lake Erie, bypassing Niagara Falls.

Picture, 1985, 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_0108562f