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Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-152-19584 · Item · 1964

Item is a photograph of the coke ovens, showing the conveyor that transported coal to the top of the coal pocket; an interior, close-up shot of the belt line itself.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-153-19585 · Item · ca. 1964

Items is a photograph of the coke ovens, showing the interior of the conveyor system where coal is being moved by belt line to the top of the coal pocket; A close-up shot of the interior of the system. Note that rollers beneath belt are visible on either side.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-154-19586 · Item · 1960s

Item is a photograph of the coke ovens, showing the interior of the coal wash and blending plant built in the 1960's.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-155-19587 · Item · ca. 1960

Item is a photograph of coke oven operations, showing coal moving along the covered conveyor system from the loading level to the blending plant.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-165-19597 · Item · 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens operations, showing number 5 exhaust stack left, with the coke screening plant behind it. Coke from the screening plant is being loaded directly into waiting cars. At right, part of the coal pocket with conveyor leading to it is visible over the battery ovens.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-166-19598 · Item · 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens operations showing the by-products building, centre, where tar, crude oil, and sulphate of ammonia were produced. At right are tar storage tanks. Platform at left was where tar was off-loaded.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCo
CA BI 90-168-19600 · Item · ca. 1960

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens operations showing coke being pushed out of the ovens of a battery into a waiting hot car.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-169-19601 · Item · 1956

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing a coal chute and pulleys. Location unidentified.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-170-19602 · Item · 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens operations, showing the piping and works inside the tar pumphouse, which was associated with the by-products building where tar, crude oil, and sulphate of ammonia were produced.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-171-19603 · Item · 1958

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens operations showing a view of the whole area, with steam rising from the quenching station, left, the two exhaust stacks with batteries and coal pocket between them, small brick mechanical and electrical stations, and by-products building at right. Lower plant is in the distance at left. Blending and wash plants in background.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-172-19604 · Item · 1958

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens operations, showing, from the right, the large by-product building, smaller electrical and mechanical shops, number two powerhouse, and at the extreme left the quenching station with steam rising from it. Between the two battery exhaust stacks is the coal pocket. Smaller stack is from the boiler house. Coal wash and blending plants are background, right. Coal yard is in foreground.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-176-19608 · Item · 1958

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens operations showing coke being pushed out of the battery to a waiting hot car. From there it is taken to a quenching station to be cooled. Edifice at left is the coal pocket. See also 90-168-19600.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-177-19609 · Item · 1959

Item is a photograph of coke ovens, showing the pusher side of number five battery at left, with the coal pocket rising above it, the pusher car by number six battery at right with the crossover main above. The crossover main collected raw gas and brought it to the by-product building.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-1777-21209 · Item · 1963

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the top of the battery, Gas and tar mains that took those materials to the by-product building are also shown. The coal pocket and conveyor leading to it are in background.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-178-19610 · Item · 1959

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens operations showing the cooling towers at right, where oil was cleaned and put through a separating process before being sent to the benzol plant for additional processing. By-products building is at left.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-179-19611 · Item · ca. 1960

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing a chute dumping its contents onto a conveyor line. Location unidentified, but is most likely from the coke wharf.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-180-19612 · Item · 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens operations showing the benzol plant office and lab at left, the benzol plant itself, and the benzol tower. Building off-centre is the coal blending plant.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-181-19613 · Item · 1960s

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the brown bridge with its grab poised between two stockpiles of coal. Good shot of the crane.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-182-19614 · Item · 1963

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens operations showing the coal pocket and the conveyor leading to it, and the top of the battery. The gas and tar mains that took those materials to the by-product building are also visible.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-183-19615 · Item · 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens operations showing quenched coke that has been dumped on the wharf beside the batteries. In lower part of photo are handles that open gates which allow the coke to be fed onto a conveyor that takes it to a screening plant for sorting.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-184-19616 · Item · ca. 1960

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the carry car, centre, on top of the battery. It charged the individuals ovens with coal. Conveyor leading to the coal pocket is in the background. Collector mains that gathered raw gas from the battery are at left.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-187-19619 · Item · 1958

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the screening plant at left and the blending plant, right. Cape Breton coal was mixed with the highly volatile American coal in the blending plant.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-193-19625 · Item · 1965

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the old coal wash plant in the early stages of its demolition in the 1960s.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-196-19628 · Item · 1965

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the demolition of the old coal wash plant near the blast furnace. This was not completely demolished and part of it still remains in the 1990s.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-199-19631 · Item · 1957

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the electrical building under construction in the department, 1957.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-205-19637 · Item · ca. 1957

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing a close-up of the interior of a conveyor ramp under construction. Wooden framework is in place; it lead to the blending plant.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-206-19638 · Item · ca. 1957

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the frameworks of the conveyor, left, leading to the blender, tall structure, right.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCo
CA BI 90-216-19648 · Item · 1965

Item is a photograph of a DOSCO blast furnace, showing the cranes, called "brown bridges," over stockpiles of raw materials for use in the furnace. Foundation under construction is unidentified.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
90-218-19650 · Item · 1963

Item is a photograph of heavy rolls mills, showing the stockyard area with a crane lifting a sling of inch and three quarter billets. Approximately 30 feet long and weighing about 300 pounds each, billets were stored here along with blooms and ingots.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
90-219-19651 · Item · 1963

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills, showing the stockyard where billets, ingots, and blooms were stored. A CN car stands ready to transport rails, and other steel products could be moved by company rail cars down to the docks for shipping.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
90-220-19652 · Item · 1963

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills, showing the stockyard area were billets, ingots, and blooms were stored. Here, the crane is lifting a sling of billets. Figure unidentified.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-248-19680 · Item · 1966

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing the two brown bridges that moved the raw materials from the stockpile for eventual use in the furnace. Note the conveyor system beneath the bridges, which transported stock from the docks.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-249-19681 · Item · 1959

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO blast furance operations, showing the interior of the cast house with the large bustle pipe, right, that fed the hot blast of air, the "wind" to the furnace from the turbo blowers. Note the runners on troughs leading away from the furnace.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-250-19682 · Item · 1960

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing the exterior of number one furnace. The brown bridge is over the stockpile, left, with the cast house, centre, and the stoves of the furnace behind it. In the foreground a mechanical shovel loads slag into a Euclid truck for transport to the open hearth dump.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-251-19683 · Item · 1960

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing number one furnace at night. Slag appears to be running out at right, but normally slag ran out in a trough on the left and molten iron in a runner on the right.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-252-19684 · Item · 1958

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing from the left: number three furnace and skip track, number one furnace, and bins, centre. Above the raw materials at right is the brown bridge which moved stock from these piles for eventual use in the furnace.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-253-19685 · Item · 1958

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing number three furnace, left, number one furnace, right, with the bins and stock cars, foreground.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-254-19686 · Item · 1959

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing interior of cast house. Track at top is where the hurdie gurdie, a small crane, ran. Large pipe, right, is the hustle pipe that fed the blast of hot air from turbo blowers to the furnace. The runners or troughs, foreground, were where slag and molten iron ran off from the furnace-slag to the left of the furnace, iron to the right.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-256-19688 · Item · 1959

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing interior of the cast house. Glow, upper left, meant the furnace was probably casting. Molten iron ran down the trough, centre, which was cleaned after each cast. Hardened iron was removed from the trough and deposited in a scrap car, right, and eventually re-used.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-258-19690 · Item · 1959

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing interior of cast house, with runners on troughs coming from the furnace. Molten iron ran to the right of the furnace, and impurities or slag, to the left.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-261-19693 · Item · 1959

Item is a photograph of DOSCO's blast furnace operations, showing interior of the cast house. At left is the furnace casting; molten iron runs down a trough to the right of the furnace, while the impurities or slag goes down a trough to its left.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-262-19694 · Item · ca. 1960

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing an exterior view of the department. Left are "down-comers," pipes that fed gas, hot air to the furnace. Departmental office is centre, with number 3 furnace to its right. At extreme right is sintering plant, where iron ore and flue dust were baked into a sinter to promote iron production. Numbers 7 and 8 furnaces are far left.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-263-19695 · Item · 1962

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing number 3 furnace at left, number 1 furnace centre and part of the stockpile in the foreground.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-266-19698 · Item · 1962

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing an unidentified employee with a hand held button control drilling a cast hole in the furnace. Note the large bustle pipe, top, that supplied the hot blast of air from the turbo blowers to the furnace.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-267-19699 · Item · 1962

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing an unidentified employee with a hand held button control for drilling a cast hold in the furnace. A closer view than 90-266-19698.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-268-19700 · Item · 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing the grab, centre, on the brown bridge, which moved raw materials from the stockpiles to the transfer car for eventual use in the furnace. Stockpiles were composed of such things as iron ore pellets, coke, scrap, dolomite, and limestone.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-269-19701 · Item · 1966

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing the A.I.S.I. Technical Committee on Blast Furnace Practise, June 5, 1966, in front of the department. Individuals unidentified.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-270-19702 · Item · 1965

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing the skip hoist leading to the furnace, left, with the bins, centre, and brown bridge above it. Stockpiles of raw materials for the furnace are at right. A grab on the brown bridge moved raw materials from the stockpiles into a transfer car. This dumped the material into the bins from where it was loaded into "skip buckets," moving up a skip hoist for eventual use in the furnace. Materials included coke, iron ore, and limestone.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-272-19704 · Item · 1965

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing the north end of number one blast furnace.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-273-19705 · Item · 1965

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing the north end of the number one furnace; a slightly different angle than the one in 90-272-19704.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-274-19706 · Item · 1959

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing interior of cast house. The large pipe at right is the bustle pipe that fed the blast of hot air from turbo blowers to the furnace. The runners or troughs, foreground, were where slag and molten iron ran off from the furnace; slag to its left, iron to its right.

Abbass, John