Hurricane Hazel - 50 years later October 1954 Hurricane Hazel

Rescue Efforts / Devastation / Before and After / The Commemoration

Woodbridge was the first community on the Humber to flood. A bridge acted as a temporary dam, halting the flow of water for a brief period, but when the bridge failed, the flood would cascade down the river.

Photography from the archives of Toronto and Region Conservation unless otherwise noted.

About Hurricane Hazel
Photo Gallery
Your Stories
The Evolution of Flood Control
Are You Prepared?
Test Your Hurricane Knowledge
Media Room
Order Hazel's Legacy