Dynamite Luke and the Welland Canal

Around 7 in the evening on April 21, 1900 two large explosions rocked the hamlet of Thorold, Ontario. It was an act of terrorism, an attempt to breach the locks of the Welland canal- a ship canal connecting Lake Ontario to Lake Erie, allowing ships to bypass Niagara Falls. Three men were arrested, but who were these dynamitards? It would be two years before the identity of their notorious leader would be revealed

Nov 29, 2021 | 15:36 | Lance Geiger

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