The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
The Polson Iron Works
Railway & Marine World (Toronto, ON), Mar 1898, p. 21

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The Polson Iron Works.

This Toronto firm has a lot of marine other work on hand. The principal contract is for a flat-bottomed stern-wheel steamboat for the C.P.R. for use on the Stikine River, & one for another company for the Stewart River, reference to which appears on another page of this issue. The firm is also building machinery to be put in another Stikine River boat, which the C.P.R. is building at Vancouver.

The following marine work is also under construction : Fore aft compound surface condensing engine for Capt. French, New Westminster, B.C.; fore & aft compound surface condensing engine for Capt. Mahers, N ew Westminster, B.C.; fore & aft compound jet condensing engine for the Brockville, Ont., Navigation Co.; large marine boiler for H. West, New Westminster, B.C.; composite steam launch for T. Eaton, Toronto, for use in the Muskoka Lakes, to make a speed of 16 miles an hour.

Among its general work under way is the following: 230 H.P. high speed engine 2 large locomotive boilers for the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Co.; power plant for the Stewart, Hartshorn Co., window shade roller manufacturers, Toronto; three Heine safety boilers, 230 H.P. each, for the Toronto Electric Light Co.; one Heine safety boiler, 230 H. P., for the Gutta Percha Rubber Co., Toronto, and 1 of 150 H.P. for the T. Eaton Co., Toronto.

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    Latitude: 43.6406693926265 Longitude: -79.3561208251953
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The Polson Iron Works