Queen of the Hurricanes

Tara Leggett reflects on the life of Elizabeth ‘Elsie’ MacGill, the resilient Canadian branded ‘Queen of the Hurricanes’

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Elsie MacGill during her tenure at the Canadian Car and Foundry Company

 

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Elsie Muriel Gregory MacGill, chief engineer at Canadian Car and Foundry Co Ltd
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