Willson Carbide Mill

Willson Carbide Mill,Victoria Island,K-12,history,Ottawa

The Willson Carbide Mill is directly associated with the Ottawa Carbide Company, which built its plant on Victoria Island between 1899 and 1900.

Willson Carbide Mill,Victoria Island,K-12,history,Ottawa

The building is associated with Thomas Leopold Willson, the inventor of the process to produce calcium carbide and acetylene gas. He was also the founder of the Ottawa Carbide Company.

Willson Carbide Mill,Victoria Island,K-12,history,Ottawa

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