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Artefact of the Month

GRIMSBY'S OLD ARENA & THE NIAGARA PACKERS

986119 Niagara Packers Old Arena People 

This month’s featured artefact(s) features two black-and-white photographs relating to the Old Grimsby Arena and Niagara Packers Ltd.

History: The Old Grimsby Arena was built in 1922. It was used every summer by Niagara Packers Ltd. as a storage facility and fruit packing plant, until it burned down in April, 1949.

The first photograph was taken in the summer of 1935. In it, the Niagara Packers Ltd. staff are assembled in front of the Old Grimsby Arena to have their photograph taken.

The second photograph shows the interior of the Old Grimsby Arena, as it was used by the fruit industry.

9861110 Niagara Packers Old Arena Biuilding

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