Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | June 22, 2016

COMPO Record Co. (M.C.A.) Cornwall.

 

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Three men standing in front of COMPO Record’s new $250,000 plant Cornwall, (northwest corner of Montreal and Boundary) Roads.

COMPO part of Decca and The Music Corporation of America (MCA Records) built this new facility after arriving here in 1963.  The largely female workforce of between 300 and 400 made long-playing record albums at his facility.  The plant closed in 1976, but the building is still there.

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COMPO/DECCA Records mid 1960s.

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Inside the COMPO plant, Cornwall

This is a sample of photographs recording Cornwall’s industrial history at the Cornwall Community Museum.

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