Canadian Car & Foundry

Canadian Car & Foundry (HM20IL)

Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario P7E 3C5 Thunder Bay District
Country: Canada
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N 48° 21.454', W 89° 18.051'

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"Can Car" was the main plant of Canada's largest aircraft manufacturer during the Second World War. Here, workers built 1,451 of the reliable Hawker Hurricanes that won renown in the battle of Britain and 835 Curtiss Helldivers, significantly expanding Allied air power. Now a mass-transit factory, this complex retains many early 20th-century elements behind its modern exterior. It speaks to the wartime contributions of its workers, including some 3,000 women who moved into jobs traditionally held by men, mastering new skills such as riveting, welding, and precision drilling. These women would serve as models for later generations.
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HM NumberHM20IL
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Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monuments Board of Canada
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Date Added Monday, August 7th, 2017 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16U E 329561 N 5358601
Decimal Degrees48.35756667, -89.30085000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 21.454', W 89° 18.051'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 21' 27.24" N, 89° 18' 3.0599999999999" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 801 Montreal St, Thunder Bay Ontario P7E 3C5, CA
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