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Antiaircraft gun carriage. This master machinist lays out the precision parts that go to make up a thirty-seven millimeter anti-aircraft gun carriage. Swift flying planes present a difficult target, the anti-aircraft gun must be a precision instrument. War program production scene in one of Pennsylvania's heavy industry plants now converted to the production of vitally needed military equipment. AETNA. Ellwood CIty, Pennsylvania

Antiaircraft gun carriage. This master machinist lays out the precisio...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... More

Oil burners to machine gun parts. Fixture which holds bare of raw materials from which small pieces, cut to size, are obtained for production of precision parts for Uncle Sam's machine gun squads. Site of these operations is an Eastern factory which has been converted from manufacture of oil burners to production of war essentials. Reif-Rexoil Company, Buffalo, New York

Oil burners to machine gun parts. Fixture which holds bare of raw mate...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... More

Oil burners to machine gun parts. Oil burners are the normal product of this Eastern factory now undergoing conversion to production of small precision parts for machine guns. This milling machine has not yet been converted to the war effort and is still turning out parts for burners. Reif-Rexoil Company, Buffalo, New York

Oil burners to machine gun parts. Oil burners are the normal product o...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... More

Oil burners to machine gun parts. Using a micrometer to check this small part for an army machine gun, this worker must achieve tolerance not greater than 110,000 of an inch. This upper New York state factory, which formerly produced oil burners, is under contract for 75,000 small precision parts for the Army. Its employees are super-skilled workmen, many of whom have been with the firm for decades. Reif-Rexoil Company, Buffalo, New York

Oil burners to machine gun parts. Using a micrometer to check this sma...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... More