<The CN TOWER is closed for the time being due to (not surprisingly) the COVID-19 pandemic. Plans are to re-open on Tuesday, April 14th.>
<PHOTO – Maurie Sherman>
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From the CTV News collection in the City of TORONTO Archives – the Evergreen Sikorsky Skycrane puts on the last piece of the 39-section broadcast antenna atop the incomplete CN Tower – April 2/1975. The helicopter’s official model number was N6962R – known locally as ‘Olga’.
<PHOTO – Panda Associates Photography and Art Services>
Rising above the harbour and downtown, our giant communications tower has been photographed millions of times inside and out, top to bottom – so much so that it’s a challenge finding a unique point-of-view. While idling in traffic, photographer Ross Winter took this rather ‘shy’ picture of the Tower.