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Production. Tin smelting. Pure tin in the form of "bars" is removed from the molds at a Southern smelter. The bars had previously been scrapped and trimmed to remove all excess metal for remelting. The smelter, the most modern in the world, extracts pure metal from South American ore

Production. Tin smelting. Pure tin in the form of "bars" is removed from the molds at a Southern smelter. The bars had previously been scrapped and trimmed to remove all excess metal for remelting. The smelter, the most modern in the world, extracts pure metal from South American ore

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description

Summary

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches).
Caption card lists some of the printing history of image.
Negative has a tape mask.
Title and other information from caption card.
Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
Film copy on SIS roll 33, frame 374.

date_range

Date

01/01/1942
place

Location

galveston county
create

Source

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copyright

Copyright info

Explorelot 1864

Exploresouthern smelter

Explorepure tin

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