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Industrial British Columbia 1945

by Vancouver Sun Staff

Condition: Good


Vancouver, B.C.: Sun Publishing Co. Ltd. (The Vancouver Sun). Plastic Comb. 152 pages. Large oblong book measuring 10" x 14.5". "Because war censorship forbade publicity there is a widespread lack of knowledge of the outstanding production job for the war effort done by British Columbia industry... Few British Columbians - certainly very few Eastern Canadians, United States business men or British Empire industrialists - realize the extent of the accomplishments and the facilities that are now available here for manufacturing of all kinds. This survey has been prepared to place on record the information that is felt should be known. It is in two parts: First, an illustrated news section graphically telling the story of leading manufacturing developments; second, a concise factual compilation of statistics giving complete authoritative basic data." - from title page. The section on leading manufacturers is profusely illustrated with glorious black and white photos. Companies presented include: West Coast Shipbuilders Ltd.; Western Bridge and Steel Fabricators Ltd.; Vivian Engine Works Ltd.; Vivian Diesels and Munitions Ltd.; Arrow Transfer Co. Ltd.; Canada Western Cordage Co. Ltd.; Burrard Dry Dock Co. Ltd.; Boyles Bros. Drilling Company Ltd.; Canadian Mixermobile Company; United Distillers Ltd.; The H.R. Macmillan Export Company Limited; Industrial Engineering Ltd. (power/chain saw manufacturer); British Columbia (B.C.) Packers; W.R. Carpenter (Canada) Ltd. - crushers of copra and oil seeds; Edward Lipsett Ltd - commercial fishing supplies; Vancouver Iron Works Limited; British Columbia Telephone Company The Canadian Fishing Company Ltd; British Columbia Distillery Company Limited; Hammond Furniture Company Ltd; American Can Company Limited; Empire Sheet Metal Works Ltd; Canada Chain and Forge Company; Vancouver Engineering Works Ltd; Dominion Bridge Company Limited - including a grand photo of their new Pattulo Bridge looking toward the barrens of Surrey, plus a photo of the Hotel Vancouver's underlying steel structure during construction; Smith Bros. & Wilson Ltd - General Contractors; Heaps Engineering (1940) Limited; Marwell Construction Company; Canadian Sumner Iron Works; McDonnell Metal Manufacturing; Jones Tent and Awning Limited; Leek & Company Limited; McCarter & Nairne - Architects and Structural Engineers; Stewart-Lovick Ltd - Advertising; Terminal City Iron Works; Westland Foundries; British American Paint Co. Ltd; Bloedel Stewart & Welch Ltd.; Straits Towing and Salvage Co. Ltd.; Island Tug and Barge Ltd.; Standard Oil Company of British Columbia Limited; The Vancouver Sun; The Vancouver Daily Province; A-1 Steel and Iron Foundry Ltd.; A-1 Pattern Shop & Brass Foundry Ltd; Pacific Coast Terminals Co. Ltd.; Canadian Forest Products Limited; Alaska Pine Co. Ltd; Newcastle Ship Building Co. Ltd; Bennett & White Construction Co. Ltd; Evans Coleman & Evans Ltd; Falconer Marine Industries Limited; Yarrows Ltd.; Victoria Daily Times; The Daily Colonist; The Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada Limited. Also included in this section are photo illustrated features on power generation, brewing, the pulp industry, technical education, tourism, mining, highways, mining, printing, the British Columbia Police Force, New Westminster, Victoria, and Prince Rupert. A very uncommon and informative publication which proudly and abundantly presents the bold industrial might of Canada's pacific province in the immediate aftermath of the second world war. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this important record of British Columbia's industrial history. . Good. 1945. First Edition.


  • Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 713c7651
  • Title: Industrial British Columbia 1945
  • Author: Vancouver Sun Staff
  • Format/binding:Plastic Comb
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Publisher: Sun Publishing Co. Ltd. (The Vancouver Sun)
  • Place: Vancouver, B.C.
  • Date published: 1945
  • Keywords: Industrial History Vancouver British Columbia 1945 Vancouver Sun West Coast Shipbuilders Ltd.; Western Bridge and Steel Fabricators Ltd.; Vivian Engine Works Ltd.; Vivian Diesels and Munitions Ltd.; Arrow Transfer Co. Ltd.; Canada Western Cordage Co. Ltd.
  • Subjects: TRAVEL / Canada / Western Provinces (AB, BC);


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