VIEW-3376 | Blast furnaces, Sydney, Cape Breton, NS, 1901

 
Photograph
Blast furnaces, Sydney, Cape Breton, NS, 1901
Wm. Notman & Son
1901, 20th century
Silver salts on glass - Gelatin dry plate process
20 x 25 cm
Purchase from Associated Screen News Ltd.
VIEW-3376
© McCord Museum
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Keywords:  Architecture (8646) , industrial (826) , Photograph (77678)
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In 1901, the Dominion Iron and Steel Company completed construction of a big steel complex in Sydney, Nova Scotia, at a cost of more than 15 million dollars. The company was then controlled by Montrealer James Ross. W. C. Van Horne of Canadian Pacific would later become vice-president of the company.