Gateway to Northwestern Ontario Digital Collections
Trans Canada Highway Construction
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
The Government of Ontario was proceeding with work on Highway 17 in 1949. By 1950, it was decided that the route would include Marathon, Ontario, on the Trans Canada Highway. The construction was to be completed by 1951. In this photo, a construction tractor hauls rocks from an area to this point. Peninsula and the Pic River can be seen in the background.

Date of Publication
1950
Subject(s)
Local identifier
M&DHS: 10
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.7501 Longitude: -86.43322
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Marathon District Museum & Historical Society
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

25 Stevens Avenue

Marathon, Ontario

P0T 2E0

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Trans Canada Highway Construction


The Government of Ontario was proceeding with work on Highway 17 in 1949. By 1950, it was decided that the route would include Marathon, Ontario, on the Trans Canada Highway. The construction was to be completed by 1951. In this photo, a construction tractor hauls rocks from an area to this point. Peninsula and the Pic River can be seen in the background.