My former neighbor worked there during the war. The tunnels still partially exist but are boarded up.Wartime display (1944) at the GECO (General Engineering Co.) Munitions Plant in Scarborough
during recruiting campaign for workers: "Geco Calls The Girls, 3,400 Needed To Fill Shells."
(In the photo: Frances Russell, Audrey McNabb, Sydney Cumberland, Norma Clark and Betty Carroll)......Toronto Public Library
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The 364 acre Geco complex extended South from Eglinton Avenue E. to present-day Hymus Road,
between Warden Avenue and Birchmount Road, and consisted of 172 buildings.
My mom stuffed primers into hand grenades somewhere in Toronto. I don't know if it was a work-related trip, but there is a rather iconic photo of a Witt streecar on its side (perhaps Mutual St - 1944?) - she was onboard.My former neighbor worked there during the war. The tunnels still partially exist but are boarded up.
I highly recommend reading the book Bomb Girls: Trading Aprons for Ammo by Barbara Dickson. It was written about the women of the General Engineering Company (GECO). I have a copy signed by the author and it is actually very interesting.
See here for the book: https://www.amazon.ca/Bomb-Girls-Trading-Aprons-Ammo/dp/1459731166
this building collapsed earlier this year