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Winter coating of ice is ripped from Toronto streets. Claws which gouge the ice and a scraper which tosses fragments to one side are the features of this tractor ice remover. Where men with picks labor long hours; this machine rips and clears away ice from the streets. In a demonstration on Bay St. it cleared five-inch ice with ease; leaving the roadway in summer condition; Leevers control the claws depending on the thickness of ice. Open in full size

Winter coating of ice is ripped from Toronto streets. Claws which gouge the ice and a scraper which tosses fragments to one side are the features of this tractor ice remover. Where men with picks labor long hours; this machine rips and clears away ice from the streets. In a demonstration on Bay St. it cleared five-inch ice with ease; leaving the roadway in summer condition; Leevers control the claws depending on the thickness of ice.

Picture, 1939, English

Winter coating of ice is ripped from Toronto streets. Claws which gouge the ice and a scraper which tosses fragments to one side are the features of this tractor ice remover. Where men with picks labor long hours; this machine rips and clears away ice from the streets. In a demonstration on Bay St. it cleared five-inch ice with ease; leaving the roadway in summer condition; Leevers control the claws depending on the thickness of ice.

Picture, 1939, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Historic - Streets - Bay

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0113069f