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Close encounters: Lunch-hour strollers in downtown Toronto yesterday could be forgiven for thinking the city was being visited by extra-terrestrials. A high fog bank around the CN Tower; along with the sun trying to break through; created this ghostly effect of the tower's shadow being cast on the mist hundreds of feet above the city's streets. Star photographer Boris Spremo caught the phenomenon about 1 p.m. from King St. W. near Simcoe St. Open in full size

Close encounters: Lunch-hour strollers in downtown Toronto yesterday could be forgiven for thinking the city was being visited by extra-terrestrials. A high fog bank around the CN Tower; along with the sun trying to break through; created this ghostly effect of the tower's shadow being cast on the mist hundreds of feet above the city's streets. Star photographer Boris Spremo caught the phenomenon about 1 p.m. from King St. W. near Simcoe St.

Picture, 1983, English

Close encounters: Lunch-hour strollers in downtown Toronto yesterday could be forgiven for thinking the city was being visited by extra-terrestrials. A high fog bank around the CN Tower; along with the sun trying to break through; created this ghostly effect of the tower's shadow being cast on the mist hundreds of feet above the city's streets. Star photographer Boris Spremo caught the phenomenon about 1 p.m. from King St. W. near Simcoe St.

Picture, 1983, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Buildings - CN Tower - Miscellaneous 1979-83

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0109853f