Waterloo Public Library Digital Collection
Canada Barrels and Kegs Limited Employees, Waterloo, Ontario


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Photo of employees of Canada Barrels and Kegs Limited taken in the parking lot on Shantz (later Canbar Street) Avenue. A house belonging to the Shantz family can be seen in the background. Some subjects identified.
Front row, eighth from left; Emil Feranhofer; third from right, John Strub; fourth from right, Ed Kress; seventh from right, Fred Marcus Jr.; eighth from right, Bill Kappes.
Second row, fifth from left, Carl Locher; sixth from right, Fred Marcus Sr.; eighth from right, Leonard Shoemaker; ninth from right, Ray Derbecker.
Third row, second from left, Wilf Hauck; third from left, Henry Melhman; sixth from left, Ed Buck; seventh from left, Hilton Pride; first on right, Jacob Madter; second from right, Jack Draves; ninth from right, Ray Zimmerman.
Fourth row, fifth from right, Ed Seibel; seventh from right, Frank Samson (worked as a Cooper); twelfth from right, Albert Scheafer.
Fifth row, first on right, Albert Wahl; third on right, Fred Dorsch; fifth on right, Jerome Mehlman; ninth from right, Harold Deitrich.
Back row, fourth from left, Robert Cressman.
Notes:
Company founded in 1872 by Karl Mueller called Mueller Cooperage and operated out of a frame building at Regina and Erb streets. A brick plant was built in 1906 on Shantz Avenue (later Canbar Avenue, no longer exists) with Karl's son, John Charles taking over. In 1914 the company was incorporated as Charles Mueller Cooperage.

Business was sold to the Seagram family in 1920 and name changed to Canada Barrels and Kegs.In 1960 a division was created to produce Crestliner fibreglass boats under licence to the US owners of Crestliner. Boat production ceased in 1975. Company was registered as Canbar in 1973, and eventually moved to Breslau, Ontario. Factory was demolished in the 1990s.

Identified by Margaret Zavaros, June 1993.
Inscriptions:
Written at bottom; "Canada Barrels and Kegs Ltd., Waterloo, July 1942".
Date of Original:
July 1942
Date Of Event:
July 1942
Dimensions:
Width: 36 cm
Height: 31 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 19cm
Image Height: 24cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
L-4-6
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.463993 Longitude: -80.528305
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Canada Barrels and Kegs Limited Employees, Waterloo, Ontario


Photo of employees of Canada Barrels and Kegs Limited taken in the parking lot on Shantz (later Canbar Street) Avenue. A house belonging to the Shantz family can be seen in the background. Some subjects identified.
Front row, eighth from left; Emil Feranhofer; third from right, John Strub; fourth from right, Ed Kress; seventh from right, Fred Marcus Jr.; eighth from right, Bill Kappes.
Second row, fifth from left, Carl Locher; sixth from right, Fred Marcus Sr.; eighth from right, Leonard Shoemaker; ninth from right, Ray Derbecker.
Third row, second from left, Wilf Hauck; third from left, Henry Melhman; sixth from left, Ed Buck; seventh from left, Hilton Pride; first on right, Jacob Madter; second from right, Jack Draves; ninth from right, Ray Zimmerman.
Fourth row, fifth from right, Ed Seibel; seventh from right, Frank Samson (worked as a Cooper); twelfth from right, Albert Scheafer.
Fifth row, first on right, Albert Wahl; third on right, Fred Dorsch; fifth on right, Jerome Mehlman; ninth from right, Harold Deitrich.
Back row, fourth from left, Robert Cressman.