Industries Gallery

The earliest industries in Toronto Township were the mills situated along the Credit River. Among them were the Barber Brothers' Toronto Woollen Mills in Streetsville and the Racey sawmill in Erindale. Although Toronto Township was mainly agricultural several industries sprang up in the late 1880s, such as the St. Lawrence Starch Company, and in the early 1900s the Cooksville and Port Credit brickyards. In the 1930s the first oil refinery was built in Port Credit by Lloyd's Refineries. By the 1950s Toronto Township was home to a second oil refinery and St. Lawrence Cement Company, both located in Clarkson.

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McCarthy Milling Company Ltd., Office, Streetsville
McCarthy Milling Company Ltd., Office, Streetsville
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McCarthy Milling Company Ltd., Office, Streetsville
McCarthy Milling Company Ltd., Office, Streetsville
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McCarthy Milling Company Ltd., Streetsville
McCarthy Milling Company Ltd., Streetsville
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McCarthy Milling Company Ltd., Streetsville
McCarthy Milling Company Ltd., Streetsville
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McCarthy Milling Company Ltd., Streetsville
McCarthy Milling Company Ltd., Streetsville
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McCarthy Milling Company Ltd., Streetsville
McCarthy Milling Company Ltd., Streetsville
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McCarthy Milling Company Ltd., Streetsville
McCarthy Milling Company Ltd., Streetsville
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McCarthy Milling Company Ltd., Streetsville
McCarthy Milling Company Ltd., Streetsville
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McCarthy Milling Company Ltd., Streetsville
McCarthy Milling Company Ltd., Streetsville
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McDonnell-Douglas of Canada Ltd., Malton
McDonnell-Douglas of Canada Ltd., Malton
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McDonnell-Douglas of Canada Ltd., Malton
McDonnell-Douglas of Canada Ltd., Malton
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McFarren Brick, Streetsville
McFarren Brick, Streetsville
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Meadowvale Grist and Flouring Mill
Meadowvale Grist and Flouring Mill
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Meadowvale Mill
Meadowvale Mill
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Meadowvale Mill Ruins
Meadowvale Mill Ruins
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Mill at Meadowvale, 1840, Meadowvale Village
Mill at Meadowvale, 1840, Meadowvale Village
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Mill Dam, Meadowvale
Mill Dam, Meadowvale
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Mill Fire, Streetsville
Mill Fire, Streetsville
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Mill Fire, Streetsville
Mill Fire, Streetsville
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Millworkers' Double Houses, Meadowvale Village
Millworkers' Double Houses, Meadowvale Village
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