Hurricane Hazel - 50 years later October 1954 Hurricane Hazel

Rescue Efforts / Devastation / Before and After / The Commemoration

The dotted line that runs horizontally indicates where a swing bridge once stood. When the bridge broke away, it moved several feet, but its steel cables held firm, directing the gushing flood right at Raymore Drive.

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

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