Le barrage vue sud, La centrale et son canal, devant l’île aux Hérons, 1927
What is the name of the company that had a hydro-electric dam built at the end of 8th Avenue in 1897?

A- Lachine Rapids Hydraulic and Land Co.

B- Standard Light and Power Co.

C- Burrough’s Wellcome

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Answer: A

Lachine Rapids Hydraulic & Land Co. inaugurated its LaSalle power station with great fanfare on September 25, 1897, in the presence of 2,000 guests, including Mayor Wilson Smith of Montreal and Verdun Mayor John Crawford.