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Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 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
March of Concern
CA BI 83-18-8318 · Item · 19-Nov-1967

Item is a photograph of students from Xavier College taking part in the March of Concern, protesting the proposed Sydney Steel Plant closure in 1967. The plant was eventually taken over and operated by the Province of Nova Scotia as the Sydney Steel Company (SYSCO) until its closure in 2001.

Raytel Photography
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 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
CA BI 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
CA BI 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
CA BI 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
CA BI 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
CA BI 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
CA BI 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
CA BI 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
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 90-253-19685 · 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 90-263-19695 · 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 90-269-19701 · 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 90-271-19703 · Item · 1966

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing the conveyor system that transported raw materials from the docks for eventual use in the furnace. Behind the stockpiles the two furnaces are visible in the distance.

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 90-280-19712 · Item · 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO blast furnace operations, showing employees in the process of cleaning the tape hold with an oxygen lance. From the left: Eric Rassmussin, Eric Wiseman, unidentified, Albert Leroy, last two 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 90-595-20027 · Item · 1966

Item is a photograph of a DOSCO blast furnace, showing a construction area in the north end of the department.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-604-20036 · Item · 1950s

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO blast furnace, showing an aerial view of the department. Electrical building is at centre of photo; rectangular building, off-centre-is boiler house. Two furnaces, number seven and eight are visible in back.

Abbass, John
Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-602-20034 · Item · 1966

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO blast furnace, showing the raw materials and stockyard crane with numbers one and three furnaces, centre. Number seven furnace is visible at left, and docks are in the background. Coal wash building can be seen bottom right.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-337-19767 · Item · 1965

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing construction taking place in the main motor room at the billet mill. This is the new flying shears installed in 1965.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-339-19771 · Item · 1958

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing a rotor or stator newly installed in the motor room. See also 90-340-19772.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-340-19772 · Item · 1958

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing a rotor or stator newly installed in the motor room. Figure in hat tentatively identified as R.R. Moffatt.

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 90-367-19799 · 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
90-331-19763 · Item · 1964

Item is a photograph of heavy rolls mills operations, showing a bloom coming through the main rolls at the blooming mill, heading south toward the big shears where it will be cropped before it goes to the rail mill.

Abbass, John
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-312-19744 · Item · ca. 1956

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing rails on a flat car after having undergone the Mackie slow cooling process.

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
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
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 90-178-19610 · 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 90-187-19619 · 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 90-509-19941 · 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 90-196-19628 · 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 90-205-19637 · 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
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
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
CA BI 77-42-171 · Item · ca. 1910

Item is a photograph showing the limestone quarries and plant of the Dominion Iron and Steel Corporation (DISCO) in Marble Mountain, Cape Breton.

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 90-161-19593a · 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.

Docks, DOSCO
CA BI 90-231-19663 · Item · 1964

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

Docks, DOSCO
CA BI 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.

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