Lake Ontario Steel Company Limited (LASCO)
Description
Creator
Unknown, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Colour photograph of the interior of the Lake Ontario Steel Company Limited (LASCO) facility in Whitby.
Notes
Lake Ontario Steel Company Limited (LASCO) was built on the former site of the farm of William Hough, on Hopkins Street, south of Highway 401. It opened in May 1964.

This photograph is one of 19 promotional photographs highlighting a variety of Whitby's buildings and spaces, including businesses, Town facilities, and industry.
Inscriptions
Label under photo:
"Lake Ontario Steel Company Limited
Hopkins St. Whitby 416-668-8811
Electric furnace steelmaking of steelbars & structural shapes
'Lasco consumes more electricity than the entire Town of Whitby' "
Date of Original
ca.1983
Dimensions
Width: 35 cm
Height: 27.5 cm
Subject(s)
Corporate Name(s)
Lake Ontario Steel Company Limited (LASCO)
Local identifier
D2016_004_002
Collection
Digital Photographs
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.88342 Longitude: -78.93287
Copyright Statement
This item is protected by the Canadian Copyright Act and is intended for one-time use only. Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). It is your responsibility for obtaining these permissions.
Recommended Citation
Lake Ontario Steel Company Limited (LASCO), ca. 1983, photographer unknown. Whitby Archives photograph D2016_004_002.
Reproduction Notes
Scanned from photograph on hardboard. Originals have been deaccessioned.
Contact
Whitby Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

For inquires about any newspaper content please contact askreference@whitbylibrary.ca

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Lake Ontario Steel Company Limited (LASCO)


Colour photograph of the interior of the Lake Ontario Steel Company Limited (LASCO) facility in Whitby.