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Leaside Tour

Built in 1919, this building served as a Locomotive Repair facility as part of a much larger staging yard for the Northern Railroad's Eastern Line. It follows classic design for such shops. It was later acquired by E. S. & A. Robinson (Canada) Ltd. in 1941 and used as part of their much larger factory on Laird Dr. The remains are a basement (see: last image in this set).

E. S. & A. Robinson (Canada) Ltd eventually was bought out and became Winpak. Winpak continued operations on the site until 2005. The site made brown paper bags

Currently the property is going to become car dealerships with the old section being retained and preserved, but converted on the inside into modern car and parts storage.

I like finding this stuff out.

Symetry


Western Face

Garage

The Floor

Doors

Wide and UP

8

Side Room

The shop

Documents!
(It was thanks to these I was able to pull up a history on the place)

Robot

Another Classic
This is the basement of the old Winpak factory, the rest having been torn down already.
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