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A sweet cargo for Toronto. Sugar in pouring into Toronto but is isn't getting any cheaper. This impressive looking ship; the Liberian freighter Patricia M. is docked at the foot of Jarvis St. unloading 32 million pounds of raw sugar at Redpath Industries Ltd. The cargo represents a fortune at today's grocery shelf prices. Sugar futures on the New York commodity market climbed to $57.20 a cwt. yesterday for March delivery. Current supermarket price is as high as 75 cents a pound. Open in full size

A sweet cargo for Toronto. Sugar in pouring into Toronto but is isn't getting any cheaper. This impressive looking ship; the Liberian freighter Patricia M. is docked at the foot of Jarvis St. unloading 32 million pounds of raw sugar at Redpath Industries Ltd. The cargo represents a fortune at today's grocery shelf prices. Sugar futures on the New York commodity market climbed to $57.20 a cwt. yesterday for March delivery. Current supermarket price is as high as 75 cents a pound.

Picture, 1974, English

A sweet cargo for Toronto. Sugar in pouring into Toronto but is isn't getting any cheaper. This impressive looking ship; the Liberian freighter Patricia M. is docked at the foot of Jarvis St. unloading 32 million pounds of raw sugar at Redpath Industries Ltd. The cargo represents a fortune at today's grocery shelf prices. Sugar futures on the New York commodity market climbed to $57.20 a cwt. yesterday for March delivery. Current supermarket price is as high as 75 cents a pound.

Picture, 1974, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Harbour - Miscellaneous - 1974

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0112733f