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RUNNING A PULP ANALYSIS IN THE LABORATORY IS LOUISE WILLIAMS

 

POWER HOUSE ENGINEER CLARENCE SMITH RECORDS VOLTAGE AND CURRENT READINGS  

 

CHARLES McPEEK, YARD DEPARTMENT, TRUCKS STEEL DRUMS OF OIL

 

OLD TIMERS AT PARKERSBURG ARE PATRICK CHEATHAM, LEFT AND ROYAL CRAIG, WHO ARE SHOWN LAYING ASPHALT IN STAPLE BLEACH ROOM

 

DAVE WOOD PAINT SHOP PAINTS CAKE TRUCK

 

THE PLANT FIRE CHIEF, LEWIS ALLEN, INSPECTS HIS EQUIPMENT

 

A DRAFTSMAN IN ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, LAWRENCE GOEBEL WORKS ON DRAWING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE COMPANY LOCOMOTIVE IS RUN BY ENGINEER ALBERT STEVENS

 

HARRY WILLIAMS, PIPE SHOP, OPERATES PIPE THREADING MACHINE

 

CARPENTER SAMUEL PATTERSON RUNS A COMBINATION CUT-OFF SAW

 

WATER IS A VITAL PART OF RAYON MANUFACTURE. JAMES RADAR, WATER FILTER HOUSE, OPERATES ONE OF THE VALVES

 

WILLUIAM COLE, TRACTOR OPERATOR, TRUCKS WASTE TO DISPOSAL

 

SIGN PAINTER HOMER V. DAVIS REPRESENTS ANOTHER OF THE MANY SKILLS  ASSEMBLED UNDER THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

 

JOHN CARROLL, POWER HOUSE OPERATOR, IS READY TO START ONE OF THE TURBINES IN THE TURBIN ROOM

 

THE ELECTRIC SHOP IS THE SERVICE DEPARTMENT FOR ALL ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT IN THE PLANT. FRED MARTIN, IS REWINDING A MOTOR

 

JACK THOMAS , BURNING SEAM ON LEAD ACID FLOAT BOX

 

BURTON ELDER, SPINNING PUMP MAINTENANCE, INSPECTS A SPINNING PUMP BEFORE ASSEMBLING

 

ROBERT MORGAN, OF MACHINE SHOP OPERATES A LATHE

 

THE GROUNDS AROUND THE PLANT ARE A SOURCE OF PRIDE TO EVERYONE. HERE HENRY CARPENTER, GARDENER, INSPECTS THE ROSE BUSHES

 

BOILER ROOM OPERATOR HARRY BYERS, LEFT CHECKS RESULTS ON COMBUSTION CONTROL PANEL WHILE BERNARD BARNES, RIGHT, ADJUSTS AIR UNDER LINK GRATES

 

SOURCE OF SUPPLIES FOR EVERY DEPARTMENT IS THE STORESROOM. HOMER GRANT IS ONE OF THE EMPLOYEES IN THIS DEPARTMENT

 

SAMPLES ARE WOVEN OR KNITTED IN THE TEXTILE RESEARCH DEPARTMENT AND SENT TO THE DEPARTMENT'S HEADQUARTERS AT MARCUS HOOK FOR CHECKING. RUTH AUGUSTINE, LEFT AND LOUELLEN WARD ARE OPERATING KNITTING MACHINES

 

WINIFRED BUTCHER MAKES THE PAYROLL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ETHEL WIGNER, COST ACCOUNTING, POST STORES AND LABOR DISTRIBUTION

 

THE GUARDS RELOAD THEIR AMMUNITION ONCE A MONTH FOR TARGET PRACTICE. LEFT TO RIGHT GUARDS, RICHARD McPHERSON, WIRT MARTIN, RUSSEL HUDSON, AND RALPH BRYNER

 

VIRGINIA ALLISON, PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT, RUNS PAYROLL SHEETS ON STENCILING MACHINE

 

AN EMPLOYEE SAFETTY GROUP HOLDS A MEETING. LEFT TO RIGHT ARE LAWRENCE LEACH, RAYMOND DEEM, JOHN FARNSWORTH, ALBERT SMITH, KENNETH BIRAM, EDGAR KARR, ROSCOE CHAMBERS, LEWIS ALLEN, OKEY BOICE, HARLAND GAINER, DEWEY FLESHMAN, AND LESTER TURRIL

 

NURSE DOROTHY HARRISON TREATS MARY WATSON, CAKE CONVERTING , FOR A HAND INJURY

 

EFFIE BEE AND RUBY JORDAN MAKE PIES WHILE EFFE TAYLOR, WHO HAS BEEN AWAY ON LEAVE, WATCHES WITH AN EXPERIENCED EYE

 

GOLDIE GILL SHOWS APPETIZING ARRAY OF SALADS, READY FOR SERVING

 

MINNIE RUBLE SERVES ICE CREAM CONE TO CHARLES FOGGIN, MAIN OFFICE

 

 

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