Item 90-235-19667 - Docks, DOSCO

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Docks, DOSCO

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  • 1963 (Creation)

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1 b&w negative

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Item is a photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing rails being loaded onto a ship by a mechanism on a crane called the "boot and collar." A boot fit on one end of the rail and the collar three-quarters of the way up the other end, so the rail was loaded into the hold of the ship on end. Rails were loaded according to size; 85 and 100 pound rails might be lifted in in groups of 6-7 while the heavier 132 pound rails generally went in lifts of 4,

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Abbass Studios Identifier


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