File 21 - Sugar Refinery, Berlin, Canada, ca. 1902?

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Sugar Refinery, Berlin, Canada, ca. 1902?

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  • 1954 (Reproduction)
    Kitchener-Waterloo Record
  • [1902-1923] (Creation)

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2 copy negatives : b&w ; 8 x 11 cm and 6 x7 cm

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Copy negatives of old postcard of Berlin sugar refinery. Typed caption included in file reads: "SUGAR REFINERY BERLIN CANADA. "First in Canada." View from old pic or postcard. Longrange view."

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Scanned as TIF files 2018.

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Reproduced on Page 90 of the June 22, 1967 edition of the newspaper, title Canada's Centennial.

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Photo caption from published 1967 version of image: "FIRST IN CANADA - The first plant in Canada to make beet sugar was the Dominion Sugar Co. on Lancaster Street near the Bridgeport boundary. The plant was opened in 1902 and stopped production in 1923. The plant gave the community a brief status as the country's sugar beet refining capital."

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Reproduced on Page 17 of the June 22, 1954 anniversary edition of the newspaper, titled Kitchener's first 100 years.

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Photo caption from published 1954 version of image: "FIRST IN CANADA - The first plant in Canada to make beet sugar was the big Berlin refinery opened in 1902. It was situated on Lancaster street near Bridgeport and for many years was one of the city's landmarks."

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20191106: Dates of creation changed from [19--] to [1902-1923] based on plant operation info included in caption from published 1967 version of photo. -DR

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