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Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-346-19778 · Item · 1957

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing construction of the extension to the blooming mill in 1957. The sinter blocks being laid were partially composed of slag foam, an idea conceived by DOSCO engineer Norman Weiner as a way of using the slag from the blast furnace. These blocks were first used in the blooming mill and later in about thirty bungalow style houses around Sydney.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-347-19779 · Item · 1957

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing the soaking pits of the blooming mill. Ingots were "soaked" with heat in these pits until they reached a uniform temperature inside and out.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-348-19780 · Item · 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing an ingot going through the big rolls with manipulator Victor LaTarte looking on. Sign reads "70,000th ton of steel rolled December 16, 1964."

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-349-19781 · Item · 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing the big shears as it outs the rolled ingot into sections to make rails or slabs or whatever is required. In the background is the blooming mill.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-350-19782 · Item · 1963

Item is a photograph of DOSCO's heavy rolls mills, showing the finishing rolls with the intermediate rolls, right. A rail is emerging from number nine pass, at left, on the finishing roll.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills
CA BI 90-351-19783 · Item · 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing the stands that supported the rolls in the billet mill. This mill rolled direct, so its products went to the bar mill on the rod mill. See also 90-354-19786.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-352-19784 · Item · 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing the big shears about the cut a bloom in the blooming mill as it makes its way to the billet mill.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-353-19785 · Item · 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing the flying shears in the billet mill. At the end of the mill where billets were rolled out, these shears would chop off the crop ends.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-354-19786 · Item · 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing the stands that supported the rolls in the stands that supported the rolls in the billet mill, with a section going through and being rolled into billets. See also 90-351-19783.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-355-19787 · Item · ca. 1960

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing the north side of the big rolls in the blooming mill with an ingot just about to enter the rolls. Dark patch on top of the glowing ingot is scale, which will be knocked off as it goes through the rolls.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-356-19788 · Item · 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing the big rolls at the north end of the blooming mill.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills
CA BI 90-357-19789 · Item · 1960

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing a metallurgical observer taking an optical pyrometer reading of the temperature of an ingot as it comes out of the rolls. If the temperature was too low rolling was stopped until it could be raised to prevent defects in the ingot. The screen protects the observer from flying scale, which has been compared to shrapnel coming off the ingot.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-358-19790 · Item · 1964

Item i s a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing the walkway from the big rolls in the blooming mill.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-360-19792 · Item · 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing the flying shears at the end of the billet mill. The pieces lying on the ground are scrap, sheared off as the billets came through.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-361-19793 · Item · 1965

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

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-363-19795 · Item · 1965

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing the flying shears installed in the billet mill in 1965.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-367-19799 · Item · 1965

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing 2 workers scarfing defects in blooms. Scarfing consists of using a torch-like oxygen device to burn scale and surface defects from blooms. An inspector marks imperfections to be eradicated by the scarfer.

Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-368-19800 · Item · 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing an unidentified inspector in the billet mill stamping a heat number on inch and three quarter space billets, thirty feet in length.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
90-371-19803 · Item · 1965

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing a mound of tie plates in the tie plate mill. Tie plates are the metal pieces placed under a rail when it's laid on a wooden tie.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
90-372-19804 · Item · 1965

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing an unidentified inspector gauging a tie plate to determine if the holes are correctly spaced. Different sections have various spacings for their spike holes.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
90-373-19805 · Item · 1965

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing the tie plate mill, with workers pushing a solid piece of steel through a machine that stamped plated out. This required tremendous manual labour on the part of the employees.

Harbour Pumps, DOSCO
CA BI 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 coupling between.

Abbass, John
Habrour Pumps, DOSCO
CA BI 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
CA BI 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.

Harbour Pumps, DOSCO
CA BI 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
CA BI 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
CA BI 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 that brought water to the blast furnace. Under normal operations, two pumps ran each pipeline, with a third available for emergencies.

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 Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 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
CA BI 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 Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 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
CA BI 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 number of ingots in soaking pit, time spent in pit, number of soaking pit, grade of steel, heat numbers, and what section into which an ingot was rolled.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 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, DOSCO
CA BI 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
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-469-19901 · Item · 1968

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing the conveyor system and new unloading facility that worked with the coke stacker.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-471-19903 · Item · 1956

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing the gantry crane called the brown bridge that stacked raw materials in the area.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 90-472-19904 · Item · 1956

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

Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-473-19905 · Item · 1956

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing the crane that transported raw materials in the area.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 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.

Docks, DOSCO
CA BI 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
CA BI 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.

Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 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
CA BI 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
CA BI 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
CA BI 90-510-19942 · Item · 1964

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

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-568-20000 · Item · 1966

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO blast furnace, showing a view of numbers one and three furnaces from the harbour. Large square building, off-centre, was the boiler house. Furnaces numbers seven and eight are at right.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills
CA BI 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
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-574-20006 · Item · 1950s

Item is a photograph of a DOSCO blast furnace, showing the stockyard crane about the raw materials intended for use in the blast furnaces. Part of the coal wash plant is visible at right. Number 7. 8, 8, and 3 are in the background.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 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, foreground.

Abbass, John
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 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
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 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