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Corner Brook

During construction of Pulp and Paper Mill in Corner Brook, c. 1923.
The construction of the railway line led to the start-up of important industries such as the pulp and paper mill in Corner Brook and Grand Falls. Corner Brook Museum and Archives.
View from tracks of Corner Brook Railway Station, 1950s.
CN Pensioners Collection.
Aerial view of Corner Brook with paper mill in background, ca. 1930.
Today Corner Brook is the second largest town in Newfoundland and Labrador. The pulp and paper mill opened in 1925, and was then the biggest pulp and paper mill in the world. When the railway went through here in 1895, the residents were mainly fishermen or sawmill workers. 16.03.001 Coll-137, Archives and Manuscripts. QEII, Memorial University.

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