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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Swift Meat Packing Plant (Archibald Street, Winnipeg)

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Aerial view of the Canada Packers plant at left and Swifts plant at right

Aerial view of the Canada Packers plant at left and Swifts plant at right (1963)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2016-0003

Postcard view of the Swifts plant

Postcard view of the Swifts plant (1939)
Source: Internet Archive, PC002343

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87918, W97.09334
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Bird Woodall and Simpson Construction / Bird Construction Company

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canada Packers Meat Packing Plant (Archibald Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Union Stockyards (Marion Street, Winnipeg)


“Plans for new Swift Canadian Plant go ahead,” Winnipeg Tribune, 25 September 1937, page 7.

We thank Jordan Makichuk for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 August 2023

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