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Canada Brick, Streetsville
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Title: Canada Brick, Streetsville
Identifier: F859
Date of Original Photo: 1967
Date Built: 1956
Image Type: Slide
Subject: Brickworks - Ontario - Mississauga
Location: 2121 Britannia Road West, pt. Lots 6, 7, Conc 5 WHS

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Description: 2121 Britannia Road West. Conc 5 WHS, pt. Lots 6, 7. Aerial photograph of the brickworks of Canada’s oldest manufacturer of genuine burned clay brick. The plant began production in 1956 and produced bricks of Queenston shale for 45 years. The company went through a couple of different owners, finally being bought out by Hanson PLC. Canada Brick also had manufacturing plants in Aldershot (Burlington), Ottawa and Quebec. Hanson PLC closed the Streetsville operation in December of 2002. Description as of April 2011.
Agency: Mississauga Library System
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