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All-Time Record was set at the Canadian National Exhibition which closed Saturday night after attracting 2;612;000 paid admissions during its 14 days. This is an air view of the grounds on closing day which itself set a record of 257;000 paid admissions; an all-time mark for the day. Long lines of cars jam every inch of available parking space and the big audience sits in front of band shell enjoying the concert. Along the waterfront; the spectators' stands are crowded for aquatic events. People are everywhere Open in full size

All-Time Record was set at the Canadian National Exhibition which closed Saturday night after attracting 2;612;000 paid admissions during its 14 days. This is an air view of the grounds on closing day which itself set a record of 257;000 paid admissions; an all-time mark for the day. Long lines of cars jam every inch of available parking space and the big audience sits in front of band shell enjoying the concert. Along the waterfront; the spectators' stands are crowded for aquatic events. People are everywhere

Picture, 1948, English

All-Time Record was set at the Canadian National Exhibition which closed Saturday night after attracting 2;612;000 paid admissions during its 14 days. This is an air view of the grounds on closing day which itself set a record of 257;000 paid admissions; an all-time mark for the day. Long lines of cars jam every inch of available parking space and the big audience sits in front of band shell enjoying the concert. Along the waterfront; the spectators' stands are crowded for aquatic events. People are everywhere

Picture, 1948, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Exhibitions - Ontario Place - Aerial Views

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0112081f