Maxwell plant, 1890
- W. I. Becker, Stratford, Photographer
- Media Type
- Item Type
- Copy of a group photo of employees of David Maxwell Company, St. Marys. The photograph is taken on the loading dock of the factory, located on James Street South. The dock was for shipping and receiving goods sent by train (the tracks are visible in the photograph.)
Maxwell's came to St. Marys in 1888 and produced agricultural and household items for many years - until the early 1960s.
The St. Marys Museum has many examples of products that were once made at Maxwell's such as lawn mowers, washing machines and even the shells of grenades (produced at the plant during World War II).
- Condition: Copy is in very good condition.
- Maxwell plant, St. Marys, 1890
A photographic copy of an albumen print borrowed from Mr. J. O. Maxwell. Original photograph taken by W. I. Becker of Stratford who took several pictures of St. Marys industries in 1890.
- Date of Original
Width: 25.3 cm
Height: 20.2 cm
- Image Dimensions
Image Width: 23.3cm
Image Height: 16.4cm
- Local identifier
- St. Marys Museum photo collection
- Language of Item
- Geographic Coverage
Latitude: 43.253962918038 Longitude: -81.1374932527542
- Copyright Statement
- Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
- Recommended Citation
- "Maxwell Plant, 1890." St. Marys Museum, 0644ph.
- Reproduction of digital objects is restricted to fair use for personal study or research; any other use must be done with permission of copyright holder.
- Reproduction Notes
- This image is a watermarked low resolution reproduction.
High resolution images are available at the St. Marys Museum for a fee.
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