Welland Ship Canal Accident at Lock Six
- Media Type
- Item Type
- A photograph of an accident during the construction of the Welland Ship Canal (Fourth Canal) that took place at Lock Six in Thorold, Ontario. August 1928.
- File Number: 09/pt1/15-1.5
The accident occurred on August 1, 1928 when two cranes were trying to erect an 80 foot steel beam. The boom on one of the cranes slipped and swung out too far causing the crane to topple into the lock. 10 men died in total, 8 died the day of the accident and two men died two days later as a result of their injuries.
- Date of Publication
- Aug 1928
Width: 11.4 cm
Height: 6.9 cm
- Image Dimensions
Image Width: 10.4cm
Image Height: 6cm
- Geographic Coverage
Latitude: 43.131635666922 Longitude: -79.192928121643
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- Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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