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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

Harbour Pumps, DOSCO

  • CA BI 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

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 90-612-20044
  • 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

  • CA BI 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

  • CA BI 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

  • 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

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.

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

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 90-594-20026
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of a DOSCO blast furnace, showing the stock yard crane and pile of raw materials with the stoves of the furnace visible in the 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

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 90-585-20017
  • 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

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

  • 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 90-568-20000
  • 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

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

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 90-508-19940
  • 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 90-507-19939
  • 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

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.

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.

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.

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 90-472-19904
  • 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

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

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

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 90-450-19882
  • 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 90-449-19881
  • 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 90-448-19880
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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 90-380-19812
  • 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 90-379-19811
  • 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

  • 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 90-375-19807
  • 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

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.

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

  • 90-371-19803
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 90-363-19795
  • 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 90-361-19793
  • 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 90-360-19792
  • 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 90-358-19790
  • 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

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