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History of Griffin


Griffin was part of the City of Transcona when it became part of the City of Winnipeg which came into legal existence on January 1, 1972.

The Griffin neighbourhood is a small area in northern Transcona, named after the major industry in the area, Griffin Canada, 2500 Day Street. Costing over $5 million to construct in the late 1950s, the Griffin Canada railway wheel producing plant has continued to be one of Transcona's leading manufacturers for over 50 years.