Series PA64209 - Columbia Steel Casting Company

Cleaning steel-cast components at Columbia Steel Casting Company Loading a stern frame casting at Columbia Steel Casting Company Welder at Columbia Steel Casting Company Grinding seams on steel-cast components at Columbia Steel Casting Company Cleaning skeg from castings at Columbia Steel Casting Company Chiseling steel-cast components at Columbia Steel Casting Company Workers at Columbia Steel Casting Company Grinding steel-cast components at Columbia Steel Casting Company Grinding seams on steel-cast components at Columbia Steel Casting Company Finish work on steel cast pieces at Columbia Steel Casting Company Cleaning steel-cast components at Columbia Steel Casting Company Welding a stern frame casting at Columbia Steel Casting Company Cleaning steel-cast components at Columbia Steel Casting Company Welder at Columbia Steel Casting Company Welder at Columbia Steel Casting Company Welder at Columbia Steel Casting Company Welder at Columbia Steel Casting Company Welder at Columbia Steel Casting Company Welder at Columbia Steel Casting Company Finish work on a steel propeller at Columbia Steel Casting Company Cleaning steel-cast components at Columbia Steel Casting Company Moving steel-cast components at Columbia Steel Casting Company Cleaning steel-cast components at Columbia Steel Casting Company Cleaning steel-cast components at Columbia Steel Casting Company Cleaning skeg from castings at Columbia Steel Casting Company Finish work on steel-cast components at Columbia Steel Casting Company Welders at Columbia Steel Casting Company Welder at Columbia Steel Casting Company
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PA64209

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Columbia Steel Casting Company

Date(s)

  • 1944 (Creation)

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111 images

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(1907-1990)

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This series contains photographs of steelworkers and equipment detailing the steel casting process used for making large steel components for Liberty Ships constructed in Portland (Or.) area shipyards during World War II.

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Materials are arranged by image numbers provided by Photo-Art Commercial Studios at the time of donation.

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Access to original photographic negatives is restricted. Contact libreference@ohs.org or call 503-306-5240 for more information.

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  • English

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  • Citation: Photo Art Commercial Studio photographs, Org. Lot 791, PA64209, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

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