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Large pieces of machinery manufactured by Star Iron & Steel. Cylindrical in shape, possibly a drum of some sort. Photographed on April 9, 1970. Photograph ordered by Star Iron & Steel, Tacoma.

Machinery; Star Iron & Steel Co. (Tacoma);


The L.R. Gaudio Well Drilling Co. rig is parked in a snowy lot on February 2, 1972. The drilling apparatus is a 72 Speed Star. Photograph ordered by Soil Sampling Service, Puyallup.

Machinery; L.R. Gaudio Well Drilling Co. (Tacoma);


Western Gear Corporation of Seattle installed new machinery at St. Regis Paper Co. Tacoma plant on October 13, 1961. View of machine with mountain of pulp-mill chips in background. The kraft mill stored outdoors piles of the chips, most of them purchased from local plywood and sawmills.

Machinery; Western Gear Corp. (Seattle); St. Regis Paper Co. (Tacoma)--1960-1970; Paper industry--Tacoma--1960-1970;


St. Regis Paper Co. employee leans over a Langston machine on September 29, 1961. Man appears to be working with small roll of kraft paper. The Samuel M. Langston Co. made machines, basically rewinders, for the corrugated container industry. Based in Camden, N.J., they were in operations for more than one hundred years. Photograph ordered by the Samuel Langston Co.

Machinery; Paper industry--Tacoma--1960-1970; St. Regis Paper Co. (Tacoma)--1960-1970;


Douglas Fir Plywood Association employees were photographed in February, 1957, in the association's mail room facilities. Here two workers, wearing aprons, keep careful eyes on the operating machinery. They appear to be turning handles nearly in unison. Photograph ordered by Douglas Fir Plywood Association.

Machinery; Douglas Fir Plywood Association (Tacoma);


A series of photographs were taken on February 28, 1957, at an unidentified laboratory involving product testing. This technician appears to be monitoring the strength of note-size paper using the Elmendorf Paper Tester. Manufactured by the Thwing Instrument Co. of Philadelphia, the arrow on the paper tester is pointing at 30 on the scale. Photograph ordered by Merchandising Factors, Seattle.

Machinery; Testing; Measuring; Paper products; Merchandising Factors, Inc. (Seattle);


There are printed instructions on the Bausch & Lomb machine that show a technician how to measure "Printing opacity" and "Opacity". He is looking at a small negative or picture with a magnifying glass. Copies of prints are laying next to the machine. Photograph ordered by Merchandising Factors, Seattle.

Machinery; Hand lenses; Testing; Merchandising Factors, Inc. (Seattle);


Two unidentified men gaze at giant wheel constructed at Coast Iron & Machine Works, 1117 Dock St., in August of 1924. The machinery firm was operated by J.A. McRae and R.C.McRae. G35.1-088

Coast Iron & Machine Works (Tacoma);


Three unidentified employees of Coast Iron & Machine Works pose in the firm's Dock St. plant on September 24, 1924. One man fits neatly inside one of Coast Iron's products. G35.1-087

Coast Iron & Machine Works (Tacoma);


In August of 1948, an unidentified employee of the I.W. Johnson Engineering Company, 601 East 11th Street, was photographed standing next to a new ban resaw built by the company. For approximately 40 years the I.W. Johnson Engineering Company designed and built sawmill equipment and machinery for any size business in the lumber industry. Under Irvin W. Johnson, the company had a long successful history of working with the leading lumber companies of Tacoma. Mr. Johnson died in 1973 at the age of 92; he had lived in Tacoma for over 40 years.

Machinery; Equipment; Machinery industry--Tacoma; Engineering--Tacoma; Industrial facilities--Tacoma; Laborers--Tacoma; I.W. Johnson Engineering Co. (Tacoma);


Northwest Syndicate Inc. was an electrical equipment manufacturing company located at 1321 A Street in downtown Tacoma. George F. Russell was the company's President and Julius W. Mann was the Vice-President. View of men looking at a 15 foot long by 5 foot high machine at Northwest Syndicate Inc. facilities; photo ordered by B. F. Goodrich Company in Seattle, Washington.

Machinery; Machinery industry--Tacoma--1940-1950; Industrial facilities--Tacoma; Laborers--Tacoma; Northwest Syndicate, Inc. (Tacoma);


Taken in January of 1949, this photograph of N.O. Johnson was taken at Standard Brands, Inc. in Sumner where Mr. Johnson, a machinist specialist, had been employed for 36 years. N. O. Johnson was born in New York City in 1889, he came to Sumner in 1912 and decided he wanted to stay. Johnson arrived with a marine engineer's license, and spent one year at sea before settling down in Sumner. Standard Brands manufactured yeast and vinegar. Photo ordered for the Sunday Tacoma Times 25 Year Club. (T. Times, 1/6/49, p. 4).

Machinery industry--Sumner; Machinery; Equipment; Laborers--Sumner; Industrial facilities--Sumner; Johnson, N. O.; Standard Brands, Inc. (Sumner);


South Tacoma Welding and Equipment Company was owned by Nick Bosko Jr. and Luke J. Caraway. The company was located in the south Tacoma district at 7047 South Tacoma Way; this facility was built in 1946 by Nick Bosko Jr. Exterior view of South Tacoma Welding and Equipment Company facilities, view of a recently constructed logging arch.

Machinery industry--Tacoma--1940-1950; Machinery; Industrial facilities--Tacoma; Trailers--Tacoma; Welding--Tacoma; South Tacoma Welding & Equipment Co. (Tacoma);


ca. 1927. Rowland Valve Company, Machinery Department, Seattle. Interior view of machine shop. (filed with Argentum)

Machinery; Rowland Valve Co. (Seattle);


ca. 1927. Rowland Valve Company, Seattle, machinery department. View of machines with belts and pullys. (filed with Argentum)

Machinery; Rowland Valve Co. (Seattle);


ca. 1926. A piece of machinery manufactured by the Rowland Valve Company, Seattle, Washington. (WSHS)

Machinery; Rowland Valve Co. (Seattle);


ca. 1927. Rowland Valve Co. Machinery Dept., Seattle, Wa. (WSHS)

Machinery; Rowland Valve Co. (Seattle);


ca. 1927. Rowland Valve Company, Seattle, machinery department. View of machine shop with three men in suits. (filed with Argentum)

Machinery; Rowland Valve Co. (Seattle);


Mr. Cook and his house cleaning apparatus. Mr. Cook is using pressurized water to clean the exterior of a one-story house. The interior of his truck is shown with a generator to create the strong force of water necessary for this method of cleaning. The house being cleaned appears to be relatively new and has an unusual roofing material pattern.

Machinery; Cleaning personnel; Trucks--Tacoma--1940-1950; Houses--Tacoma--1940-1950; House cleaning;


DuCharme Belting and Rubber Conveyor Belt, machine to lift bricks up to brick layers. The machine is shown in use. Scaffolding is set near the wall for the workers to stand on and a brick is on the conveyor belt ready for a ride up to the current height of the wall. The conveyor belt is on wheels for easy placement during construction. Concrete blocks are also shown lying on the ground.

Machinery; Conveying systems--Tacoma--1940-1950; Bricklaying; Bricks;


Pacific Iron and Steel Works, Joseph E. Lansburg, 1602 Canal St. (now Portland Ave.) Manufacturing plant interior. Wheels connected to each other lie on a track to facilitate movement of materials throughout the machine shop.

Machine shops--Tacoma--1940-1950; Foundries--Tacoma--1940-1950; Pacific Iron & Steel Works (Tacoma);


Pacific Iron and Steel Works, Joseph E. Lansburg, 1602 Canal St. (now Portland Ave.) Manufacturing plant interior. Machinery stands ready in a spacious workshop. Large windows line the wall at one side.

Machine shops--Tacoma--1940-1950; Pacific Iron & Steel Works (Tacoma);


A. H. Cox & Co. at St. Paul & Tacoma Lumber Co. logging operation at Puyallup. The first meeting of the stockholders of the St. Paul & Tacoma Lumber Co. took place on June 4, 1888. The first official officers were appointed at that time. View of five laborers in front of the Ollin-Chalmers machine.

Machinery; Laborers--Puyallup; Lumber industry--Tacoma--1940-1950; Food; St. Paul & Tacoma Lumber Co. (Tacoma); Loggers;


South Tacoma Welding. Several men are setting a double pole with the help of two trucks with pole-setting rigs/cranes on their flat beds. One of the men is standing up in the rigging.

Machinery; Equipment; Trucks--Tacoma--1940-1950; Vehicles--Tacoma--1940-1950;


Atlas Foundry was giving over 100 Purchasing Agent's Association members a tour of their facilities. The tour would show the complete cycle machinery manufacturing and producing goes through. It started in the drawing room, followed by the pattern shop, brass foundry, steel foundry, cleaning department, sand laboratory and ended with the finished product. View of men looking at finished machinery pieces (T. Times, 2/19/47, p. 7).

Machinery industry-- Tacoma; Machine shops--Tacoma; Businessmen--Tacoma; Atlas Foundry & Machine Co. (Tacoma);


Hooker Electrochemical Co. was focusing on post war prospects which included an increase in funding for the development and research department. This department was concentrating on projects for the further diversification of their chemical products, as well as, looking at the expansion of sales and broadening of markets. The research department was an invaluable component of the company. Interior view of plant.

Machinery; Equipment; Chemical industry--Tacoma--1940-1950; Industrial facilities--Tacoma; Hooker Electrochemical Co. (Tacoma);


Permanente Metals would produce 40 million pounds of aluminum per year. The company sells a million and a half pounds of finished aluminum sheets per year o many U. S. firms. Permanente Metals had their headquarters in Oakland, California, Henry Kaiser was the President. View of laborers stacking up pigs, alloyed metals that have been cast into individual ignots (T. Times, 2/12/47, p. 5).

Machinery; Equipment; Laborers--Tacoma; Aluminum industry--Tacoma--1940-1950; Permanente Metals Corp. (Tacoma);


I. W. Johnson Engineering were well known specialists in the designing and building of sawmill machinery. In 1938 they designed and built the innovative sawdust making machine. View of sawmill designed, built and manufactured at the I. W. Johnson plant.

Machinery industry--Tacoma--1940-1950; Machinery; Engineering models; Equipment; Saws; I.W. Johnson Engineering Co. (Tacoma);

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