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Harbor police clear the way. Patrol officers Bruce Hales and Mike McLafferty of the Harbor Police take a 40-foot  all-weather lifeboat with a one-ton keel out into their slip yesterday to push away chunks of ice that might delay getting out into the harbor on a rescue. A heavy tug and fireboat William Lyon Mackenzie break through the ice when it's necessary; police describe the slip-clearing as the equivalent of shovelling the snow off the walk. Open in full size

Harbor police clear the way. Patrol officers Bruce Hales and Mike McLafferty of the Harbor Police take a 40-foot all-weather lifeboat with a one-ton keel out into their slip yesterday to push away chunks of ice that might delay getting out into the harbor on a rescue. A heavy tug and fireboat William Lyon Mackenzie break through the ice when it's necessary; police describe the slip-clearing as the equivalent of shovelling the snow off the walk.

Picture, 1973, English

Harbor police clear the way. Patrol officers Bruce Hales and Mike McLafferty of the Harbor Police take a 40-foot all-weather lifeboat with a one-ton keel out into their slip yesterday to push away chunks of ice that might delay getting out into the harbor on a rescue. A heavy tug and fireboat William Lyon Mackenzie break through the ice when it's necessary; police describe the slip-clearing as the equivalent of shovelling the snow off the walk.

Picture, 1973, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Harbour - Police

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0112776f