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(McCord collection only)
The On-line Collection
The Second Industrial Phase
This selection of approximately 155 images provides a sample of the collections related to the second industrial phase, based primarily on the development of natural resources. Included are pictures of various large works and factories: paper mills, aluminium plants and copper, iron, gold and asbestos mines; hydro-electric dams.
- Mining in Quebec, Ontario, and Alberta;
- Industrial views and images of work;
- Tools and electrical products, mass produced using new materials and modern industrial processes (lightbulbs, toasters, irons, etc.);
- Outlying cities (Thetford Mines, Sudbury, Lethbridge, etc.).