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Dominion Iron and Steel
CA BI 77-16-143 · Item · April 19, 1901

Item is a photograph of the mechanical department, machine shop, foundry and carpenter shop at the Dominion Iron and Steel Co.

View from Moxham Castle
CA BI 81-416-5496 · Item · ca. 1905

Item is a photograph showing Sydney Harbour and the steel plant as seen from the front lawn of Moxham Castle. The Moxham Castle was owned and built by steel magnate A.J. Moxham.

Crawley's Creek, Westmount
82-174-6874 · Item · ca. 1905

Item is a photograph of the view of the steel plant from Crawley's Creek in Westmount, with boats docked.

CA BI 77-620-754 · Item · ca. 1905

Item is a photograph of the Dominion Iron and Steel Company steel plant taken from Sydney Harbour a few years after it was built. The site of the plant is now a recreational community space called Open Hearth Park.

CA BI 77-69-203 · Item · ca. 1910

Item is a photograph of the crew of the Sydney coal washing plant. There are approximately one hundred men ranging in age from about thirteen to fifty; some of the men are sitting and standing on a Sydney and Louisbourg (S&L) railcar. The steel plant can be seen in the background.

CA BI 77-640-774 · Item · ca. 1911

Item is a photograph of the Sydney Steel Plant officials, taken at the blast furnace.

Blast Furnace Crew
CA BI 91-602-22563 · Item · ca. 1912

Item is a photograph of the crew stopping for a picture as they are manning one of the blast furnaces in the Sydney steel plant.

Kelly and Dodge
DISCO Victory Loan Committee
CA BI 80-180-4360 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph of members of the DISCO Victory Loan Committee of 1918, organized during the First World War. Those pictured are listed below but not so as to allow for identification. A large board tracking the work of the committee is visible behind the assembled members. Smokestacks, power lines, a small building, and a large Union Jack flag are also visible.

Steel Plant, Sydney
CA BI 77-38-167 · Item · ca. 1901

Item is a photograph of the Sydney Steel Plant shortly after it was built.

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
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
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.

Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 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
Coke Ovens, DOSCO
CA BI 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.

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
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
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 90-169-19601 · 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 90-472-19904 · Item · 1956

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

Blast Furnace, DOSCO
CA BI 90-471-19903 · 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 90-205-19637 · 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
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-341-19773 · Item · 1957

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing the interior of the main motor room with its electric generator installed.

Abbass, John
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 90-450-19882 · 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 90-345-19777 · Item · 1957

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing the construction of the extension to the blooming mill in 1957 - an exterior shot.

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
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.

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
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
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
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
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
Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO
CA BI 90-338-19770 · Item · 1958

Item is a photograph of DOSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing the electric flywheel on the motor that powered the big rolls.

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
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
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
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.

Docks, DOSCO
CA BI 90-225-19657 · Item · 1958

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO Docks, showing the coal pier and its coal loading apparatus.

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
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 90-380-19812 · 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
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.

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 90-254-19686 · 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