Acadia Gas Engines

Business Category: Accessories
Additional Information: Also La Have, Lunenberg Co.
Remarks: Around 1947, it was considered the largest manufacturer of marine engines in Canada. In March 1931, Acadia Gas Engines employed several hundred people and 50% of its output was exported to all over the world. Although located in Bridgewater, Acadia Gas Engines had a branch in St. John's, Newfoundland.
Remarks Source: 1. Nova Scotia Museum Collection - Engines (3).
2. PANS MG3. vol. 3886. Misc. files and advertisements. Volumes 6000-6014d.
3. Nova Scotia Trade Directory. 1927, 1929, 1932, 1937, 1947.
4. Canada East. "Bridgewater: Hub of the SouthShore." March 1931.
5. NS Blue Book & Encyclopedia. 1934.