Canada Crushed Stone Co. fonds. Re-building the screen house (22)

Name/Title: Canada Crushed Stone Co. fonds. Re-building the screen house (22)
Date: 1922
Description:

Item consists of a black and white photographic print. Part of an album labelled Canada Crushed Stone Corp. Ltd., Dundas, Ont. Caption: 6th weeks’ progress June 12, 1922. Image shows the progress made re-building the screen house and the frame of the conveyor galleries.

On April 29, 1922, workers were welding spouts to the new shaking screens when a stray piece of molten metal set fire to a partition wall. Within a half hour the screen house, bins, conveyor galleries and the 72 inch roll house had been destroyed. It took only 50 working days to re-build these structures and return Canada Crushed Stone Corp. to full operation.

Object Number: F0023.2.1.022
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