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Bird's eye view of machine shops, with east yard of Orange & Alexandria Railroad

The Rebel foray in Pennsylvania - General view of Chambersburg ; The Rebels exchanging their rags for overcoats at Chambersburg, Pa. ; Burning the engine house and machine shops at Chambersburg, Pa. / / sketched by Mr. Davis.

The Great [railroad] Strike [Pittsburgh, Pa. 1877]: Burning of offices and machine shops, PRR; Burning and sacking freight trains, PRR; and mob outside James Bown & Son gunworks [composite of 3 scenes on single page]

Machine division in Tuskegee Institute

Sheffield Car Co., machine shop

Machine shops, Pensacola Navy Yard

Machine shops, Merchants Despatch Transportation Co.

Electric motor and car trucks in machine shops, Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.A.

Throttle and steam pipes in 16th Street Machine Shop, Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.A.

High School boy at work in machine shop. Oklahoma City High School. Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma / Lewis W. Hine.

The Palestine Electric Corporation power plant. Machine shops showing the lathes at work.

Shipbuilding (Norfolk Navy Yard). This is one of the huge machine shops, where many of the 26,000 workers in the yard fashion metal parts for the ships under construction for the Navy. Heavy anchor chains are among the parts produced here, and powerful presses are used in the various machining operations

Shipbuilding (Norfolk Navy Yard). This is one of the huge machine shops, where many of the 26,000 workers in the yard fashion metal parts for the ships under construction for the Navy

De Land, Florida. De Land pool of small machine shops forming a sub-contracting group for war production

De Land, Florida. De Land pool of small machine shops forming a sub-contracting group for war production

De Land, Florida. De Land pool of small machine shops forming a sub-contracting group for war production

De Land, Florida. De Land pool of small machine shops forming a sub-contracting group for war production

De Land, Florida. De Land pool of small machine shops forming a sub-contracting group for war production

De Land, Florida. De Land pool of small machine shops forming a sub-contracting group for war production

De Land, Florida. De Land pool of small machine shops forming a sub-contracting group for war production

De Land, Florida. De Land pool of small machine shops forming a sub-contracting group for war production

De Land, Florida. De Land pool of small machine shops forming a sub-contracting group for war production

De Land, Florida. De Land pool of small machine shops forming a sub-contracting group for war production

De Land, Florida. De Land pool of small machine shops forming a sub-contracting group for war production

De Land, Florida. De Land pool of small machine shops forming a sub-contracting group for war production

Production. Airplane manufacture, general. Vital stocks of metal bars used in the Inglewood, California, machine shops of North American Aviation, Incorporated, are stored in the receiving stockroom prior to use. They will be fabricated into parts for the United Nations war planes. This plant produces the battle-tested B-25 ("Billy Mitchell") bomber, used in General Doolittle's raid on Tokyo and the P-51 ("Mustang") fighter plane, which was first brought into prominence by the British raid on Dieppe

De Land, Florida. De Land pool of small machine shops forming a sub-contracting group for war production

De Land, Florida. De Land pool of small machine shops forming a sub-contracting group for war production

De Land, Florida. De Land pool of small machine shops forming a sub-contracting group for war production

De Land, Florida. De Land pool of small machine shops forming a sub-contracting group for war production

De Land, Florida. De Land pool of small machine shops forming a sub-contracting group for war production

Tripoli, Libya. Allied air forces bombs rain down on Castel Benito airdrome during a daylight raid which damaged machine shops and other installations. In the foreground a train of bombs may be seen dropping from the bay of a United States plane

Tripoli, Libya. Daylight raid by Allied air forces on the Castel Benito airdrome, resulting in great damage to machine shops shown at the scene of the airdrome and other installations

Warner Robins, Georgia. Air Service Command, Robins Field. Milling machine operator in one of the machine shops of an air depot group

Freeport Sulphur Company, Grand Ecaille, Louisiana. Sulphur mine, powerhouse, machine shops and offices

Freeport Sulphur Company, Hoskins Mound, Texas. Power plant and machine shops at Freeport Sulphur Company

Griffith Consumers Co. Service department machine shop for Griffith Consumers Co.

Watson Machine building looking west from Railroad Avenue.

Omar Abukharma assembling a horizontal payoff machine.

Afternoon break at machine shop: Pete Wycham, Joe Kachler, Jan Sudol, Richie Takach and John Weatherwacks.

Pattern storage area above current machine shop floor at Watson.

Omar Abukharma wiring motors in a horizontal pay-off machine.

Omar Abukharma installing and testing tension bars on a horizontal pay-off machine.

View of machine shop floor looking north with catwalk above on the left.

Gauges, micrometers and other standardized and temperature controlled measuring devices used as part of quality control at Watson machine.

Omar Abukharma wiring motors in a horizontal pay-off machine.

Lead man Larry Schneider showing old patterns upstairs at Watson, these were used by Watson to cast machine parts when the foundry was operating.

Larry Schneider adjusts a lathe in his machine shop.

Michael Murphy showing gauges, micrometers and other standardized and temperature controlled measuring devices used as part of quality control at Watson machine.

Lead assemblyman Richie Takach holding photograph of Watson Machine Shop circa 1890's. The photograph is taken from almost the spot where Richie currently is standing.

Larry at work in his machine shop.

Larry Schneider adjusts a lathe in his machine shop.

Jose Abanto cutting lumber to build a crate in the woodworking shop above the machine shop floor at Watson.

Facade of Railroad Avenue, central portion of Watson Machine.

Gabriel Garces installs drive belts in a horizontal pay-off machine.

Gear cutting machine in the lathe department; this machine is programmed to cut gears of various sizes and it then runs automatically until the gears are completed.

Rear of Watson Machine building looking at back of the current machine shop on the left on the former foundry on the right.

Larry at work in his machine shop.

Larry at work in his machine shop.

Omar Abukharma testing motors on a horizontal payoff machine at Watson.

Richie Takach and John Weatherwacks beginning installation on planetary strander; this is a custom job for a telephone company; when completed this machine twists wire and fiber optic strands for use in telecommunications.

Larry at work in his machine shop.

View of machine shop from south end with crane in foreground.

Michael Murphy showing gauges, micrometers and other standardized and temperature controlled measuring devices used as part of quality control at Watson machine.

Larry at work in his machine shop.

Three workers with large machine.

Watson Machine building looking north up Railroad Avenue.

Engineer Ernest Milov and electrician Bob Dale check circuits on the service panel of the rotary take-up machine.

Gabriel Garces installs drive belts in a horizontal pay-off machine.

Larry at work in his machine shop.

Gabriel Garces installs drive belts in a horizontal pay-off machine.

Central crane over machine shop floor at Watson.

Former machine shop in old section of Watson (no longer in use).

Clifton Eadie tapping holes for screws in a horizontal pay-off machine.

View of machine shop from catwalk above; in this view you are looking north with the crane in foreground, the assembly area to the lower left.

Clifton Eadie preparing motor mounts for a horizontal pay-off machine; these machines pay out wire or cable at a synchronized rate so that the individual wires can then be twisted and combined using a take-up machine like a buncher or a strander.

Facade of Railroad Avenue, central portion of Watson Machine.

Machine shop workers on afternoon break at Dale Street side of shop.

Watson Machine building looking west up Dale Street.

Michael Murphy showing gauges, micrometers and other standardized and temperature controlled measuring devices used as part of quality control at Watson machine.

Larry at work in his machine shop.

Omar Abukharma installing and testing tension bars on a horizontal pay-off machine.

Three workers with large machine.

Interior of fiber optics room at Watson with fiber optic proof tester; this machine tests the tensile strength of fiber optic cable while it winds it on to spools.

Larry at work in his machine shop.

Larry at work in his machine shop.

Watson Machine building looking north on Dale Avenue, photo taken from the rear of the building.

Interior of fiber optics room at Watson with fiber optic proof tester; this machine tests the tensile strength of fiber optic cable while it winds it on to spools.

View of machine shop from catwalk above; in this view you are looking south with the crane in the distance, the crates in the foreground contain machines either completed or awaiting repair.

Looking south in machine shop toward assembly area and paint booth at Watson.

Larry at work in his machine shop.

Lead assemblyman Richie Takach holding photograph of Watson Machine Shop circa 1890's. The photograph is taken from almost the spot where Richie currently is standing.

Omar Abukharma wiring motors in a horizontal pay-off machine.

Omar Abukharma installing and testing tension bars on a horizontal pay-off machine.

Larry Schneider adjusts a lathe in his machine shop.

Former machine shop in old section of Watson (no longer in use).

Richie Takach and John Weatherwacks beginning installation on planetary strander; this is a custom job for a telephone company; when completed this machine twists wire and fiber optic strands for use in telecommunications.

Former machine shop in old section of Watson (no longer in use).

Omar Abukharma assembling a horizontal payoff machine.

Larry at work in his machine shop.