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Townsends’ Chemical Works, 31-33 Townsend Street, Port Dundas, 1967.

Joseph Townsend founded this chemical works, one of the largest in the city, in 1856. At one time it had one of the tallest chimneys in the world. The front part of the works, as seen here, was demolished in 1967 to make way for the M8 urban motorway.
Photo: John R Hume. Yashika 635 twin-lens reflex camera, digital print © HES

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