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Yonge subways's final leg: Track workers adjust rail in Sheppard station on the final leg of the Yonge St. subway extension. The Toronto Transit Commission hopes to open 2.72-mile section between York Mills and Finch Ave. earlier than the target date of next April 1. Sheppard station has been completed for months and most of track has been laid in station area and southbound tunnel between Sheppard Ave. and Finch. Tough wet clay has made this section roughest. Open in full size

Yonge subways's final leg: Track workers adjust rail in Sheppard station on the final leg of the Yonge St. subway extension. The Toronto Transit Commission hopes to open 2.72-mile section between York Mills and Finch Ave. earlier than the target date of next April 1. Sheppard station has been completed for months and most of track has been laid in station area and southbound tunnel between Sheppard Ave. and Finch. Tough wet clay has made this section roughest.

Picture, 1973, English

Yonge subways's final leg: Track workers adjust rail in Sheppard station on the final leg of the Yonge St. subway extension. The Toronto Transit Commission hopes to open 2.72-mile section between York Mills and Finch Ave. earlier than the target date of next April 1. Sheppard station has been completed for months and most of track has been laid in station area and southbound tunnel between Sheppard Ave. and Finch. Tough wet clay has made this section roughest.

Picture, 1973, 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_0115721f