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1935 SAND FROM LAKE BOTTOM PUMPED  1 1/2 MILES IN VAST RECLAMATION JOB Creating 25 greater land mass

TORONTO DAILY STAR, SATURDAY, JULY 6, 1935

SAND FROM LAKE BOTTOM PUMPED  1 1/2 MILES IN VAST RECLAMATION JOB

In three and a half month the waterfront at the foot of Cherry Street will be 25 times bigger as a result of the dredging now being done by the Shuniah. 

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Equipped with the most up-to-date sand sucking equipment in the world it will draw up several million cubic yards of sand from Lake Ontario and pump it though pipes 20 inches in diameter. A section of this pipe is shown in (2), where it runs along the Consolidated Coal Company’s dock.  of pipe is under. When completed it will be called the Marginal waterfront at the foot of Cherry St. The whole reclamation job will cost about $1,000,000.

Don River mouth winter view, its last.

The Don Rivers mouth is a major part of the portlands environmental gentrification, nee flood control. This is the last winter it will look like this, as the cities contractor remakes the east portlands

 

 

Above the bottom of the Don River, here it ends and flows into the channel then to the lake, and from this point the movement of the Don’s water is all though man made concrete and steel.

Abive looking westward at the channel where the Don River flows to Lake Ontario.

Barge with drilling rig and bucket escavator sitting to the west side of Don River mouth Feb 09 2020 afternoon.