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COLLINGWOOD

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Originally appearing in Volume V06, Page 691 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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COLLINGWOOD, a town of Simcoe county, Ontario, Canada, 90 M. N.N.W. of Toronto, on Georgian Bay, and on the Grand Trunk railway. Pop. (1901) 5755. It is the eastern terminus of two lines of steamers for the ports of Lakes Huron and Superior. It contains a large stone dry-dock and shipyard, pork factory, and saw and planing mills, and has a large lumber, grain and produce export trade, besides a shipbuilding plant and steel works.
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