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Workman Gordon Thomson of Toronto, Ont. guiding synthetic rubber filter cake into the tearing rolls at the Polymer Rubber Corporation plant. 


Oct. 1943


Sarnia, Ont.

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 photograph
Negative Film B/W - cellulose nitrate
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
WRM 3932
Other accession no.
1971-271 NPC

Terms of use

Credit: Harry Rowed / National Film Board of Canada. Photothèque / Library and Archives Canada /
Restrictions on use: nil
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Photographer: Rowed, Harry.

Additional information

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Signatures and inscriptions
"POLYMER RUBBER CORPORATION, SARNIA, Ont. Fresh from the washing and initial drying machine these rubbery filter cakes are conveyed on a natural rubber belt to the tearing rolls, where they are minced into millions of tiny 'puffed wheat' pieces. From there the rubber goes through a drier, (sic) is automatically weighed, pressed into a bale, packed and shipped to the processing factory. Here..."


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