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British-American Oil Clarkson Refinery
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Title: British-American Oil Clarkson Refinery
Identifier: F863
Date of Original Photo: 1978
Date Built: 1943
Image Type: Slide
Subject: Petroleum refineries - Ontario - Mississauga
Location: 385 Southdown Road, Plan 312, BLK A, All Plan 324, TORONTO Conc 4 SDS Lot 29 and

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Description: 385 Southdown Road. Plan 312, BLK A, All Plan 324, TORONTO Conc 4 SDS Lot 29 and pt Lot 28, TORONTO Conc 3 SDS pt Lots 28-30, pt RD Allow bet Concs 3 and 4 SDS. Start of construction on a fuel gas scrubbing plant at British Americanís Clarkson Refinery. From left: Ward 2 Councillor, R. K. Harrison; Refinery Manager, W. E. Lundie; Vice-President, British American, L. P. Blaser; Reeve, R. W. Speck. This was the first refinery in the Lakeshore area west of Hurontario Street. As British American Oil Company it opened in 1943 in Clarkson. In 1969 the company became Gulf Oil, and eventually Petro-Canada. The refinery is listed on the Heritage Register. Description as of January 2011.
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