Striking industrial images from Canadian photographer Tom Bochsler


An article from The Globe and Mail published on November 17, 2014. Written by Theresa Suzuki, photo editor Report on Business.

A selection of photographs from the 1960’s through the 1980’s chosen from the book “The Art of Industry: 50 years of photography” by commercial photographer Tom Bochsler, a master of light and shape.

Underwater sonar components at Fleet Manufacturing in Fort Erie, Ontario 1968 by Tom Bochsler

Underwater sonar components at Fleet Manufacturing in Fort Erie, Ontario 1968.

Nuclear Power Plant Steam Turbine in Point Lepreau, N.B. 1978 by Tom Bochsler

Nuclear Power Plant Steam Turbine in Point Lepreau, N.B. 1978.

Stainless steel kegs made by Firestone Steel by Tom Bochsler

Stainless steel kegs made by Firestone Steel.

Reactor fuelling tube manufacturing, Westinghouse Canada 1984 by Tom Bochsler

Reactor fuelling tube manufacturing, Westinghouse Canada 1984.

Stainless steel window frames at CIBC Commerce Court in Toronto 1971 by Tom Bochsler

Stainless steel window frames at CIBC Commerce Court in Toronto 1971.

Douglas Point nuclear reactor in Tiverton, Ontario 1968 by Tom Bochsler

Douglas Point nuclear reactor in Tiverton, Ontario 1968.

Brick wall in the theatre at Hamilton Place 1972 by Tom BochslerValley City Manufacturing Dundas, Ontario by Tom Bochsler

Image on left: Brick wall in the theatre at Hamilton Place 1972.
Image on right: Valley City Manufacturing began in 1884 and first entered the woodworking business crafting telephone boxes eventually evolving into church, courthouse and office furniture. Dundas, Ontario 1967.

National Research Council Ottawa 1972 by Tom Bochsler

National Research Council Ottawa 1972.

Dorsey rectifier station near Winnipeg 1972 by Tom Bochsler

Dorsey rectifier station near Winnipeg 1972.

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