Chapter 15: Industry/Manufacturing
1) extraction industries, including oil drilling, rock quarrying, gravel pits, and mining.
2) processing industries which are divided into three: a) mechanical processing including saw mills, grain mills, ore concentration plants, hydroelectric plants, water purification plants, and sewage treatment plants; b) chemical processing including petroleum refining and production of chemicals; and c) heat processing including thermal electric plants, cement production plants, and iron production plants.
3) fabrication industries which involve the “use of the output of processing industries to form or assemble finished products.”[iii] Examples are production of structural steel, shipbuilding, and locomotive and car production. These are the most difficult to identify on air photographs because activities are hidden from view in well-constructed buildings and enclosures.
Not all of these industries are found in Manitoba, but a few examples are shown here, and others have been shown in previous photos, for example, oil drilling (figures 13.11 and 13.12), gravel pits (figures 13.1 to 13.8), and mining (figures 13.9 and 13.10). Some activities associated with water—hydroelectric plants and sewage treatment plants—are included in the section on water resources.
[i] Todd, D. “
[ii] Avery, T. E. and
[iii] Avery, T. E. and
15.6: Brandon From the East
This photograph, a high oblique so called because the horizon is showing, was taken looking west along Victoria Avenue 1 with Richmond Avenue 2 on the left (south); both are true east/west roads. In the foreground (left) is Koch Fertilizer Canada Ltd. 3 with the Green Acres Industrial Park 4 to the west on either side of the CN railway line 5. In the foreground is a power line 6 running to the Koch Fertilizer Plant from the thermal power station just off the photo to the right (north). At the junction of Victoria Avenue and 17th Street East 7 is Assiniboine Community College 8—one of two institutes of higher education in the city, the other being Brandon University. In the middle ground are the residential areas of
Figure 15.6: Brandon From the East
Oblique air photograph
Scale: 1:12,500 approximately in middle ground along
Photograph by John Everitt
Location: Township 10; Ranges 18 and 19 WI
Map sheets: 1:250,000 62G Brandon
1:50,000 62G/13 Brandon
1:25,000 62G/13d Brandon