It's the St. Clair connection: The camera's telephoto lens makes it appear St. Clair Ave. streetcars are disappearing into the bowels of the earth, but actually it is a connecting underpass with the Spadina subway just east of Bathurst St. Regular traffic will use roadways on either side. It copies a similar subway connection in Brussels. The TTC is worried that weather and labor problems could push back scheduled opening of already-delayed $220 million subway to May. Open in full size

It's the St. Clair connection: The camera's telephoto lens makes it appear St. Clair Ave. streetcars are disappearing into the bowels of the earth, but actually it is a connecting underpass with the Spadina subway just east of Bathurst St. Regular traffic will use roadways on either side. It copies a similar subway connection in Brussels. The TTC is worried that weather and labor problems could push back scheduled opening of already-delayed $220 million subway to May.

Picture, 1977, English

It's the St. Clair connection: The camera's telephoto lens makes it appear St. Clair Ave. streetcars are disappearing into the bowels of the earth, but actually it is a connecting underpass with the Spadina subway just east of Bathurst St. Regular traffic will use roadways on either side. It copies a similar subway connection in Brussels. The TTC is worried that weather and labor problems could push back scheduled opening of already-delayed $220 million subway to May.

Picture, 1977, English

Notes

Photograph published in the Toronto Star, 25 October 1977, page A3. St. Clair streetcar tunnel, between Bathurst Street and Tweedsmuir Avenue. (43.68428519, -79.41316296)

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Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Streets and Intersections - St Clair Ave

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0115288f