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The squeeze on traffic flow on Yonge St. caused by underground subway construction; will last even longer than expected as a result of a walkout by120 tunnellers protesting working conditions. This view; looking south on Yonge St.; just north of Eglinton Ave. shows the bottleneck as both north and southbound traffic is limited to single lanes. Union men walked off job because they object to working in the heavy air pressure; calling it a health hazard. Open in full size

The squeeze on traffic flow on Yonge St. caused by underground subway construction; will last even longer than expected as a result of a walkout by120 tunnellers protesting working conditions. This view; looking south on Yonge St.; just north of Eglinton Ave. shows the bottleneck as both north and southbound traffic is limited to single lanes. Union men walked off job because they object to working in the heavy air pressure; calling it a health hazard.

Picture, 1970, English

The squeeze on traffic flow on Yonge St. caused by underground subway construction; will last even longer than expected as a result of a walkout by120 tunnellers protesting working conditions. This view; looking south on Yonge St.; just north of Eglinton Ave. shows the bottleneck as both north and southbound traffic is limited to single lanes. Union men walked off job because they object to working in the heavy air pressure; calling it a health hazard.

Picture, 1970, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Transit Commission - Subways - Yonge Subway - North Extension (Eglinton to Finch) - Construction

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0115718f