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11:59 P.M.; And so ends our day in the life of Toronto; with the Old City Hall clock just about to strike midnight. The clock; built in London in 1900; has operated smoothly; more or less; since then Maintenance man Manuel Machado says that only the occasional spring or fuse has needed mending; although there are regular maintenance sessions twice a week. The clock stopped about two months ago for 20 minutes; but it's still the official time. Open in full size

11:59 P.M.; And so ends our day in the life of Toronto; with the Old City Hall clock just about to strike midnight. The clock; built in London in 1900; has operated smoothly; more or less; since then Maintenance man Manuel Machado says that only the occasional spring or fuse has needed mending; although there are regular maintenance sessions twice a week. The clock stopped about two months ago for 20 minutes; but it's still the official time.

Picture, 1986, English

11:59 P.M.; And so ends our day in the life of Toronto; with the Old City Hall clock just about to strike midnight. The clock; built in London in 1900; has operated smoothly; more or less; since then Maintenance man Manuel Machado says that only the occasional spring or fuse has needed mending; although there are regular maintenance sessions twice a week. The clock stopped about two months ago for 20 minutes; but it's still the official time.

Picture, 1986, English

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Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - A Day In The Life Of Toronto (unused)

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0108821f