Gulf of Georgia Cannery

GULF OF GEORGIA CANNERY is a national historic site on the STEVESTON waterfront near the mouth of the FRASER R. Built in 1894 by the Gulf of Georgia Canning Co, it was expanded by new owners in 1895 to become the second-largest cannery in BC. The CANADIAN FISHING CO bought it in 1926. During the Depression, the company stopped canning SALMON, although it continued to buy fish and operate a net loft for net construction and repair. In 1940 the complex began canning HERRING and added a herring...

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