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After shift hours from her work at General Engineering, Scarboro, Hilda Reid spends time at her plot in the plant's big allotment. Here she's getting herself a cooling drink. Open in full size

After shift hours from her work at General Engineering, Scarboro, Hilda Reid spends time at her plot in the plant's big allotment. Here she's getting herself a cooling drink.

Picture, 1944, English

After shift hours from her work at General Engineering, Scarboro, Hilda Reid spends time at her plot in the plant's big allotment. Here she's getting herself a cooling drink.

Picture, 1944, English

Notes

Published in Toronto Daily Star, 10 July 1944, page 4.
The 364 acre Geco complex extended South from Eglinton Avenue East to present-day Hymus Road, between Warden Avenue and Birchmount Road, and consisted of 172 buildings. (43.724781, -79.282701)

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

War 1939 Munitions - Manufacture - Canada - Ontario

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0018940f