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Dominion Steel and Coal Company (DOSCO)
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Limestone Quarries, Marble Mountain

  • 77-42-171
  • Item
  • ca. 1910

Item is a photograph showing quarries and a plant that belonged to the Dominion Steel Corp. in Marble Mountain.

March of Concern

  • 83-18-8318
  • Item
  • 1967

Item is a photograph of students taking part in the March of Concern, Sydney.

Doucette, Raymond

Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO

  • 90-1088-20520
  • Item
  • 1950s

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing Beau MacQueen making an adjustment to the flying shears in the billet mill.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO

  • 90-1068-20500
  • Item
  • ca. 1950

Item is a photograph of DOSCO havey rolls mills, showing rails stockpiled in the small billet yard. Note: no one is wearing safety equipment.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Harbour Pumps, DOSCO

  • 90-634-20066
  • Item
  • 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO harbour pumps, showing the interior of the pump room which supplied salt water to the blast furnace and open hearth department.

Abbass, John

Harbour Pumps, DOSCO

  • 90-382-19814
  • Item
  • 1958

Item is a photograph of DOSCO harbour pumps, showing the interior of the pumphouse and five of the six pumps. Large pipe running the length of the building brought salt water to the open hearth for cooling purposes. Beneath it was another pipe tha...

Abbass, John

Harbour Pumps, DOSCO

  • 90-381-19813
  • Item
  • 1958

Item is a photograph of DOSCO harbour pumps, showing a single pump and its two pressure gauges. The motors on these pumps were 2300 volts.

Abbass, John

Harbour Pumps, DOSCO

  • 90-380-19812
  • Item
  • 1958

Item is a photograph of DOSCO harbour pumps, showing one of the six pumps located in the pumphouse, which provided water to the blast furnace and open hearth as well as to the turbo blowers and powerhouse. Figure is unidentified.

Abbass, John

Harbour Pumps, DOSCO

  • 90-379-19811
  • Item
  • 1958

Item is a photograph of DOSCO harbour pumps, showing one of the six pumps located in the pump house, plus the 36 inch pipeline, left, which brought water to the open hearth.

Habrour Pumps, DOSCO

  • 90-378-19810
  • Item
  • 1958

Item is a photograph of DOSCO harbour pumps, showing one of the six pumps located in the pump house. The motor is on the right and the pump on the left, joined by a coupling, centre.

Abbass, John

Harbour Pumps, DOSCO

  • 90-375-19807
  • Item
  • 1958

Item is a photograph of DOSCO harbour pumps, showing one of the six pumps located in the pump house that supplied water to the blast furnace and open hearth as well as to the turbo blowers and power house. Motor is at right, pump at left, with a c...

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-585-20017
  • Item
  • 1962

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the brown bridge, background at left, the screening plant with conveyor leading to blending plant (tall building centre), coal pocket at right between two exhaust stacks, and various outbuildings, ...

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 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

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 90-510-19942
  • Item
  • 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing electrical contracts, location unidentified.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-509-19941
  • Item
  • 1963

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the dismantling of the defunct coal wash plan in the early 1960s.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-508-19940
  • Item
  • 1963

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the dismantling of the coal wash plant and the conveyor leading to it in the earl 1960s. Only the frame of the building remains.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-507-19939
  • Item
  • 1963

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the demolition of the coal wash plant and conveyor system in the early 1960s.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-588-20020
  • Item
  • 1958

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing a stockpile of coal at the coal banks. Vulcan Avenue is in background.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ba...

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 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 ...

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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...

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 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

  • 90-173-19605
  • Item
  • ca. 1959

Item is a photograph of coke ovens, showing at extreme right: the dark screening plant, conveyor to tall, light coloured blending plant, transfer house, centre, and conveyor leading to the top of the coal pocket-tall structure above batteries at f...

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 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. B...

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 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 sta...

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 con...

Abbass, John

Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO

  • 90-458-19890
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills, showing the new flying shears being fitted in the billet mill, 1965.

Abbass, John

Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO

  • 90-457-19889
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills, showing the new flying shears being fitted in the billet mill in 1965.

Abbass, John

Heavy Rolls Mills

  • 90-570-20002
  • Item
  • ca. 1960

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills, showing the area behind the blooming mill. Engineering building is in centre of photo.

Abbass, John

Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO

  • 90-593-20025
  • Item
  • 1959

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills, showing the crane in the billet stockyard near the rail finishing mill. The stripper crane and soaking pits are at left.

Abbass, John

Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO

  • 90-450-19882
  • Item
  • 1957

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing the recording board in the blooming mill. From left, Neil MacGillivray, Ralph Ward, unidentified, Angus Walker, and recorder Joe Petruskawich. Information recorded could include ...

Abbass, John

Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO

  • 90-449-19881
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing an ingot being taken out of the soaking pit in the blooming mill.

Abbass, John

Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO

  • 90-448-19880
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills, showing stripped ingots on rail cars en route to the blooming mill. These ingots weight about 7 tons each and are composed of a low, ten or twelve carbon steel.

Abbass, John

Heavy Mills, DOSCO

  • 90-447-19879
  • Item
  • 1963

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing an ingot being lowered into the soaking pit in the blooming mill. The dark tops of other ingots are visible in soaking pit.

Abbass, John

Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO

  • 90-446-19878
  • Item
  • 1963

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills, showing an ingot carried by "buggy" approaching the main rolls in the blooming mill. Ingot is glowing with heat and has just been removed from the soaking pits.

Abbass, John

Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO

  • 90-311-19743
  • Item
  • 1956

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing rails being loaded into the Mackie cooling tanks.

Abbass, John

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