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Dominion Steel and Coal Company (DOSCO)
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March of Concern

  • 83-19-8319
  • Item
  • 1967

Item is a photograph of participants from the March of Concern standing outside the gates of the Sydney Steel Plant.

Doucette, Raymond

Alexander L. Hay fonds

  • MG 12.81
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1938

Fonds consists of speeches on coal mining, mine safety, and the Fortress of Louisbourg.

Hay, Alexander Lauder

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-179-19611b
  • Item
  • ca. 1960

Item is a photograph of a chute, most likely used for coke from the coke wharf.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 90-474-19906
  • Item
  • 1964

Item is a photograph of cove oven operations, showing the brown bridge, a gantry crane used until 1969 for the unloading and transporting of coal.

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-472-19904
  • Item
  • 1956

Item is a photograph of coke ovens, showing the brown bridge, a gantry crane, being dismantled.

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-160-19592
  • Item
  • 1960s

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

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-161-19593a
  • Item
  • ca. 1950

Item is a photograph of the coke ovens, showing benzol tankers in the foreground, with the new coal wash plant directly behind.

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-162-19594
  • Item
  • ca. 1950

Item is a photograph of the coke ovens under construction, showing the coal pocket with covered conveyor leading to it, over the battery at left. In the foreground, the concrete for the second battery is about to be poured.

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-163-19595
  • Item
  • 1959

Item is a photograph of the coke oven operations, showing the brick benzol plant, left, and coal blending plant, tall building at right.

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-231-19663
  • Item
  • 1964

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing a ship moored at the coal pier.

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-232-19664
  • Item
  • 1962

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing the boom of the crane at the low or number one pier with its cable extended into the hold of a ship. Rails were shipped from the low pier using this equipment.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-234-19666
  • Item
  • 1962

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing a ship, the "Hallfax," being loaded with coal at the coal pier.

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-235-19667
  • Item
  • 1963

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,

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-236-19668
  • Item
  • 1963

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing carloads of rails waiting to be moved onboard the waiting ships at the number one or low pier. Finished steel products were shipped out from the low pier while raw materials for making steel were brought in at the high pier.

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-237-19669
  • Item
  • 1964

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing the coal pier, where a ship is being loaded with coal by a boom at left. The high and low steel piers are in the background.

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-238-19670
  • Item
  • 1966

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing the shoreline with the stoves of the blast furnace visible at right. The harbour is probably being dredged here, to allow larger ships to come in.

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-23-19671
  • Item
  • 1961

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing coal being unloaded into small boats at the coal piers.

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-240-19672
  • Item
  • 1961

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing a ship, the "Italo Marsano," moored at the coal piers.

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-241-19673
  • Item
  • 1968

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing a good overview of the docks area with the rest of the plant, including blast furnace and open hearth departments, beyond. At left is part of the coal pier, the low or number one pier, centre, and the high or number two pier, right. The raw materials for making steel were brought in at the high pier, while finished steel products were shipped out from the low pier.

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-242-19674
  • Item
  • 1962

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing part of the high or number two pier at left, the low or number one pier, centre, and at right the coal piers. The low pier was where finished steel products were shipped out, while raw materials for steel making were brought in at the high pier.

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-243-19675
  • Item
  • 1966

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing the new rails loading crane. The derrick boom (section raised in the air) loaded rails into the holds of ships.

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-244-19676
  • Item
  • 1966

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing a boat moored at the new pier with the old piers in the distance. To the right of the boat is part of the conveyor system that transported raw materials from the docks to the blast furnace department.

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-245-19677
  • Item
  • 1966

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing a general view of the area, with the high or number two pier and the low or number one pier behind it. Finished steel products were shipped out from the low pier while raw materials were brought in at the high pier.

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-247-19679
  • Item
  • 1963

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing the number two or higher pier where raw materials for steel making were unloaded at left. Centre is the number one or low pier where finished steel products were shipped from Sydney. The three wharves at right were coal shipping piers.

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-501-19933
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO dock operations, showing a boat, "Ontario Power." It was a bulk carrier chartered by DOSCO for many years.

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-502-19934
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of DOSCO dock operations showing a section of the conveyor system that moved raw materials from the docks to the blast furnace.

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-620-20052
  • Item
  • 1958

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing the area where the conveyor system was to be built.

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-611-20043
  • Item
  • 1964

Item is photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing the low or number one pier at left where finished steel products were shipped from Sydney. Three wharves, centre, were coal shipping piers.

Abbass, John

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-608-20040
  • Item
  • 1964

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing the number one or low pier from where finished steel products were shipped, bottom. Above it in photo are the three coal shipping piers.

Abbass, John

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-612-20044
  • Item
  • 1966

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing two of the three coal shipping piers at right, number on pier from where finished steel products were shipped, centre, and the number two pier where raw materials for steel making were brought in. Blast furnace department including its stockyard are in foreground.

Abbass, John

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-605-20037
  • Item
  • 1966

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing the crane that unloaded ore and the conveyor system, left, that transported it to the blast furnace stockyard.

Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-607-20039
  • Item
  • 1966

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing the pier where ore was unloaded for use in the blast furnace, centre. Above it are the number two or "high" pier and one or "low" pier.

Abbass, John

Blast Furnace, DOSCO

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 90-260-19692
  • Item
  • 1959

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing the interior of the cast house while the furnace is casting. Large pipe, right, is the bustle pipe that fed the hot blast of air, the "wind" to the furnace from the turbo blowers.

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