Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
Dominion Tire plant
Description
Creator
Gerry, Bud (Frank), Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Black and white photograph of the Dominion Tire plant, located on Strange Street in Kitchener, Ontario. The plant consists of one very large five storey building in front of which is a smaller three storey building. The photo shows the front of the plant with the Canadian National Railway (CNR) siding tracks to the south of it. In front of the smaller building is a parking lot filled with cars. A water tower can be seen on top of the larger building.
Notes
Owned by the Dominion Rubber Company, this plant was a major Kitchener employer for many years, selling its tires internationally. The larger building was erected in 1912.

See also (local identifiers): P9564, P9566, P9567

This photograph is in good condition, slightly faded.
Date of Original
[between 1939 and 1954]
Dimensions
Width: 14.4 cm
Height: 8.4 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 14.4cm
Image Height: 8.4cm
Subject(s)
Corporate Name(s)
Dominion Rubber Company ; Dominion Rubber Co. Ltd. ; Dominion Tire Company
Local identifier
P009565
Collection
Kitchener Public Library
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4508788801563 Longitude: -80.5099193785095
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Location of Original
PB4
Terms of Use
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs
Contact
Kitchener Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

85 Queen North

Kitchener, ON N2H 2H1

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Dominion Tire plant


Black and white photograph of the Dominion Tire plant, located on Strange Street in Kitchener, Ontario. The plant consists of one very large five storey building in front of which is a smaller three storey building. The photo shows the front of the plant with the Canadian National Railway (CNR) siding tracks to the south of it. In front of the smaller building is a parking lot filled with cars. A water tower can be seen on top of the larger building.