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Production. Tin smelting. A workman in a Southern tin smelter, protected from harmful dust by a respirator, trims a huge stockpile of ore just discharge from the crushers. A series of smelting operations will extract pure tin for the countless war needs of the United Nations. The raw ore comes to the plant in bags, direct from South American mines

Production. Tin smelting. A workman in a Southern tin smelter, protected from harmful dust by a respirator, trims a huge stockpile of ore just discharge from the crushers. A series of smelting operations will extract pure tin for the countless war needs of the United Nations. The raw ore comes to the plant in bags, direct from South American mines

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01/01/1942
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Hollem, Howard R., photographer
United States. Office of War Information.
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galveston county
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