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White-Hot Steel Pours Like Water From A 35-Ton Electric Furnace, Allegheny Lu

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White-Hot Steel Pours Like Water From A 35-Ton Electric Furnace, Allegheny Lu

Palmer, Alfred T.,, photographer.

White-hot steel pours like water from a 35-ton electric furnace, Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corp., Brackenridge, Pa. The finest quality steels and alloys are produced in these furnaces, which allow much greater control of temperature than other conversion furnaces. The proportion of electric furnace steel is rising steadily, even though this process is the most expensive. The furnace is tilted for the pouring. The flying sparks indicate the fluidity of the steel

1 transparency : color.

Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

Allegheny Ludlum Steele Corporation
World War, 1939-1945
Steel industry
United States--Pennsylvania--Brackenridge

Format: Transparencies--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-27 (DLC) 93845501

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Call Number: LC-USW36-271

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