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Industries

Aluminum and steel production


Stan O'Neill (holding paddle) and Elmer Burley (guiding ingot into furnace), two firemen in the Remelt department, feed ingots to the re-melting furnace at the Aluminum Company of Canada

Stan O'Neill (holding paddle) and Elmer Burley (guiding ingot into furnace), two firemen in the Remelt department, feed ingots to the re-melting furnace at the Aluminum Company of Canada
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Women workers at the Aluminum Company of Canada stack aluminum sheets on a platform for the annealing furnace

Women workers at the Aluminum Company of Canada stack aluminum sheets on a platform for the annealing furnace
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View of finishing aluminum rolls in the sheet mill from a crane overhead at the Aluminum Company of Canada plant

View of finishing aluminum rolls in the sheet mill from a crane overhead at the Aluminum Company of Canada plant
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Workman stands beside a furnace at the Stelco Steel Co., directing the pouring of molten steel into a ladle

Workman stands beside a furnace at the Stelco Steel Co., directing the pouring of molten steel into a ladle
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Workmen operate lathes to cut the barrel of 25-pounder field guns

Workmen operate lathes to cut the barrel of 25-pounder field guns
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Forging press making rough blank of gun barrel at steel plant

Forging press making rough blank of gun barrel at steel plant
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