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Whitney Pier (N.S.) Sydney Steel Plant
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"Greetings from Whitney Pier"

  • 87-513-17043
  • Item
  • ca. 1930

Item is a postcard sending greetings from Cape Breton's steel mecca, Whitney Pier.

1923 Steel Srike

  • 89-504-18699
  • Item
  • ca. 1923

Item is a photograph of the members of the Royal 22 Regiment patrolling the plant grounds during the Steel Strike of 1923.

1923 Steel Strike

  • 89-505-18700
  • Item
  • ca. 1923

Item is a photograph of army troops patrolling the steel plant during the Steel Strike of 1923.

Blast Furnace Crew

  • 91-602-22563
  • Item
  • 1900

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.

Coke Pile

  • 87-92-16622
  • Item
  • ca. 1960

Item is a photograph of trucks moving atop a coke pile near the steel plant.

Construction

  • 91-610-22571
  • Item
  • ca. 1912

Item is a photograph of builders at work, constructing one of the buildings at the steel plant.

Construction Workers

  • 84-514-14614
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of men stopping for a portrait while at work constructing the coal wash plant. Photograph taken by G.H. Woodhill.

Construction of the Coal Wash Plant

  • 84-512-14612
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of the coal wash plant as it was being constructed. Photograph taken by G.H. Woodhill.

DOSCO Employees

  • 90-460-19892a
  • Item
  • 1930

Item is a photograph of DOSCO steelworkers in 1930.

DOSCO Forge Workers

  • 93-211-24185
  • Item
  • ca. 1944

Item is a group photograph of men who worked in the forge.

Evening View of the Sydney Steel Plant

  • 91-298-22259
  • Item
  • September 1951

Item is a photograph of a view of the plant, taken from across the harbour. The bright lights on the right-hand side of the picture are caused by molten slag being poured into the harbour and reflecting on the water. In the image, the coal piers, ...

Steel Plant Shipping Piers

  • 81-422-5502
  • Item
  • ca. 1905

Item is a photograph depicting the shipping piers of the allied companies in Sydney harbour.

Sydney Blast Furnace at Night

  • 94-660-25175
  • Item
  • ca. 195-

Item is a photograph of the Sydney Steel Plant's blast furnace set against the night sky.

Sydney Steel Plant -1923 Strike

  • 89-517-18712
  • Item
  • ca. 1923

Item is a photograph showing workers at the Steel Plant in the summer of 1923.

Sydney Steel Plant Strike

  • 89-510-18705
  • Item
  • ca. 1923

Item is a photograph of the Sydney Steel Plant Strike in 1923.

The Blast Furnaces

  • 81-420-5500
  • Item
  • ca. 1905

Item is a photograph of the blast furnaces of the Sydney Steel Plant.

The Blast Furnaces

  • 81-421-5501
  • Item
  • ca. 1905

Item is a photograph of the blast furnaces of the Sydney Steel Plant, as seen from the rear.

The Blast Furnaces

  • 81-424-5504
  • Item
  • ca. 1905

Item is a photograph showing the end view of the blast furnaces at the Sydney Steel Plant.

The Blast Furnaces and Open Hearth

  • 87-907-17437
  • Item
  • ca. 1908

Item is a postcard depicting the blast furnaces and open hearth at the Sydney Steel Plant.

The International Pier

  • 81-423-5503
  • Item
  • ca. 1905

Item is a photograph showing a boat as it sits docked at the international pier in Sydney.