Toronto Island Community on the ferry Ongiara, Toronto IslandsTime warp back to 2004, and a sudden cold snap breaks the Ward’s dock hydraulics, trapping the Ongiara in place for several hours.

The legendary ingenuity of the Island community came to the fore, assuming that having everyone run from one end of the boat to the other might shift it enough to get free of the docking hook.

Rated to haul over 20,000 lbs, the Ongiara naturally didn’t budge.  But it did make for a great impromptu community portrait.

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